The state distributed more than $1.49 million Monday in equipment grants to career and technology centers. The money will benefit Pottstown, Pottsgrove, Spring-Ford, Upper Perkiomen, Perkiomen Valley, Boyertown, and Phoenixville school districts.
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Montgomery County health officials warned Friday its first case of the highly transmissible Omicron virus variant has been found. It increased calls for the public to be tested, vaccinated, and boosted.
Residents of Phoenixville, Green Lane, Harleysville, and Collegeville were among 23 Municipal Police Academy cadets graduating Tuesday from 24 weeks of schooling at MCCC's Blue Bell campus.
If it seems like Santa Claus will be everywhere at once this weekend, well, it's because he can be! You'll find him, accompanied by volunteer firefighters and in some cases entertainment too, in local municipalities across the Tri-County area.
Two of 25 projects that received funding Wednesday for railroad infrastructure improvements benefit Boyertown directly, and also assist the owner of an Upper Perkiomen short-line railroad.
Phoenixville police will get a better look with video cameras at activities on Church Street, and Marlborough police will benefit from body-worn cameras, both thanks to state grants made Wednesday.
Colebrookdale Railroad, the John James Audubon Center, and the Schwenkfelder Heritage Center are among Wednesday's winners of specialized grant funding from Pennsylvania's Historical and Museum Commission.
A Verizon Foundation grant of $10,000, delivered Friday in Harrisburg to PerkUp Corp., will help promote and assist in meeting goals of the Upper Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce economic development plan.