A $250,000 state grant, for which 146th District state Rep. Joe Ciresi was a primary advocate, will help the borough of Pottstown swap out dim and expensive-to-operate street lights for brighter, energy-efficient ones.
A $467,636 grant from Pennsylvania's Industrial Sites Reuse Program will help cover the cost of environmental clean-up at the former Pottstown Plating Works property on South Washington Street.
Limerick Township has won a $130,000 boost in its efforts to extend sewer service east along Ridge Pike between Airport Road and the Lower Pottsgrove line. More than 60 property owners will benefit.
Pennsylvania came to the aid of more than 90 local small businesses Saturday, announcing they had already received, or were due to get, a total of more than $1.76 million in pandemic-related grants. See the list.
Non-profit agencies with programs in Pottstown and Sanatoga, and food pantries across western Montgomery County, are being supported by new funding announced Friday by the state.
The state representative serving Pottstown and surrounding municipalities is encouraging property owners to apply for what could be a valuable incentive for reuse.