Lower Frederick Township engineer Carol Schuehler faced a crowd of about 175 people Tuesday, who were anxious to hear about a controversial, higher-density housing zoning proposal. The Board of Supervisors said it would not pursue the plan further, for now.
If Lower Frederick supervisors approve, the township plans to create an agricultural security area. Experts say it would protect farms from condemnation, and give them more freedom to operate.
The beef and beer Oktoberfest event annually hosted by the Central Perkiomen Rotary Club is scheduled for Oct. 7 (2017; Saturday) rain or shine.
A public hearing on the township's proposed Goshenhoppen Creek Overlay zoning district, originally scheduled for Tuesday night, has been canceled. Instead, supervisors hope to conduct an "informational session" about the plan.
A volunteer in the Skippack Fire Company, who also is a professional firefighter and paramedic elsewhere, has been tasked by the federal government to assist a medical team in Hurricane Harvey.
Two residents of East Greenville, and two others from Gilbertsville and Hatfield, were arrested Wednesday in a deadbeat parent raid conducted by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.
Borough police said a thief or thieves stole two vehicles early Monday morning from the Collegeville Crossing community, and left a third behind. They were reportedly unlocked, with keys inside.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's plan to reduce standardized testing in the state by two days has struck a responsive chord with the union that represents teachers in Perkiomen Valley and other area school districts.