With the Pottsgrove School District level of community coronavirus transmission reaching a new high Monday, its school board Tuesday complied with Montgomery County requests to update its health and safety plan.
No one knows how much longer the coronavirus will persist. Its Omicron variant is expected to peak within a month or two. If that happens, Lower Pottsgrove commissioners hope to return to in-person meetings at Sunnybrook Ballroom.
The "recent surge" in virus-related cases reported across the region has prompted Lower Pottsgrove Township to hold online meetings this month for its Sewer Authority, Planning Commission, and Board of Commissioners.
More than $43 million received from the federal government is being used by Pennsylvania to pay "crisis-related" overdue water and sewer bills of individual and family households in need. Its new program launched this week.
Both the Montgomery County Office of Public Health and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are recommending in-person classes resume as winter break ends. Pottsgrove schools will heed the guidance.
Michael Lessar, one of the Royersford Fire Department's first full-time employees and a former Pottstown fire chief, died Monday of COVID-19. A Tuesday honor procession, created by his peers and colleagues, provided an escort to a Reading funeral home.
A limited number of major bank branch offices in the Tri-County area said they are temporarily closed due either to COVID-19 complications or staffing shortages, the Philadelphia Business Journal reports.
Pottstown's NAACP chapter wants to protect and ensure the health of borough residents. That's why it's important to vaccinate adults and eligible children alike against COVID-19.