The YWCA Tri-County Area Adult Education and Training Center now provides a free Internet wifi signal to users at its North Adams Street facility in Pottstown, thanks to a partnership with Comcast Corp.
There's good news for Pottsgrove School District families and others who rely on Comcast Corp.'s nationwide Internet Essentials program for broadband connectivity. Its speeds are getting faster.
The cable giant and two of its television stations say area residents who temporarily lose electricity can get free juice in Pottstown to ensure their mobile devices keep working.
The trade association, which promotes veteran-owned businesses, honored 10 companies - including local cable services franchisee Comcast Corp. - it said were the best in supporting its constituents' firms.
If cruising's your bag and surfing's your style - and even if neither is the case - Comcast will let you play on the Internet for free twice during July, at times of your choosing for up to 60 minutes each. The hitch: you've got to be in one of its "hotspots."
The newest service available to Comcast customers in Lower Pottsgrove, Limerick and Pottstown - if they want to pay for it, of course - is a home security system with some equally new twists.
A portion of Sprogel's Run, which courses through Upper and Lower Pottsgrove on its way south to empty into the Schuylkill River, will be cleaned Saturday in a community project assisted by Comcast employees.