The Pottstown Mercury building at 24 N. Hanover St., Pottstown, is expected to close in 30 days, its employees said they were told. The newspaper will continue to publish, with staffers working from home.
The total paid distribution of Pottstown's Sunday Mercury newspaper averaged 13,091 copies during the 12 months preceding Thursday (Oct. 1, 2015), its ownership reported.
The company that manages The Pottstown Mercury is selling real estate across the country. Most are newspaper offices or plants; none involve The Mercury directly.
An attorney for one of the two men charged successfully convinced a judge that a jury would be confused if they were tried together.
The Pottstown School District has been told it's likely to find the best deal in borrowing $10 million for school renovations by holding a bond auction on the open market.
Thirty Pottstown Memorial Medical Center employees are affected by the business office relocation and consolidation, its spokeswoman said.
The scrap metal company, on Old Glasgow Road in Pottstown, closed its doors in 2012. A auction to sell the building's contents was held only recently.
Hazardous waste removal that began there during 2009, after the company closed, stopped in 2010 when funding dried up. Pennsylvania said Wednesday it will spend $553,000 to finish the job.