Retiring Lower Pottsgrove Police Chief Michael Foltz was escorted Friday on his "last ride" through the township, and was met with cheering well-wishers. Department Lt. William James is now acting chief.
A dump truck collided with a guardrail early Thursday morning on U.S. Route 422 in rainy weather, and overturned into the median at Mile Marker 175. Several fire companies and police units responded.
Pottsgrove administrators and its school board took cash from several savings accounts, trimmed costs, and found creative ways to make purchases, ensuring the district budget approved Tuesday carried no tax hike.
With photos. A two-car accident that occurred Monday afternoon shortly before 3:30 p.m. resulted in injury to one of its drivers, Lower Pottsgrove police reported at the scene.
Like elsewhere in Montgomery County this weekend, previously shuttered businesses in Lower Pottsgrove reopened to eager customers as the coronavirus lockdown ended. Things aren't normal just yet, though.
Several municipal government and school board meetings are scheduled for this week, according to their calendars and published legal notices.
PennDOT may be working on bridge replacements in Lower Pottsgrove through late 2022, it said, and the job starts June 15 with tree-clearing operations to prepare for the project.
Expect a little traffic turmoil next week on U.S. Route 422 and a few of the roads it crosses between Royersford and Sanatoga. PennDOT lane restrictions are planned in several locations at varying hours.