Talk about ironic: a Pennsylvania contractor claimed Tuesday it had a deal to build a toll road and rail line at a cost of $7 billion. It was NOT referring to U.S. Route 422, however, where a similar-sounding proposal is still making headlines. Instead, this project would be in Alabama.
With Video. The agency responsible for proposing the imposition of vehicle tolls on U.S. Route 422 to pay for improvements there is blocking right-to-know requests for information used in creating its plans.
From a reporter's notebook, and his camera, out-takes of interest from this week's forum in Royersford about tolling U.S. Route 422.
Passengers in a hot air balloon over Pottstown reveled in the sights Thursday night.
The state representative elected to serve Pottstown, Lower Pottsgrove and Limerick will hold a mid-September forum in Royersford to gauge public reaction to a proposal that would impose tolls on part of U.S. Route 422.
The academy in North Coventry (PA) Township has won state environmental protection funding to expand its instruction in sustainable energy technologies and their future.
The Blue Knights, an international group of current and former law enforcement officials who enjoy riding motorcycles, has scheduled a fallen officer tribute ride for October from Coventry Mall.
Worried about the prospect of default on the nation's debt, government officials and other experts can only speculate over what may happen to federally funded programs that pay for projects and benefits in Pottstown, Royersford, and elsewhere.