Supreme Court Case Looks At Charter School Limits

The state Supreme Court will hear a case over whether Philadelphia has the power to limit how many students attend charter schools. The outcome may affect Spring-Ford.

Limerick Among PA Bulletproof Vest Grant Winners

Limerick and eight other local municipalities have won a total of $16,000 in federal grants to help buy bulletproof vests for their police officers. Each costs about $900.

Chief Said He Heard, Acted On Evergreen Road Speed

Evergreen Road residents who complained drivers zoomed past their homes traveling to and from outlet stores in Limerick got some relief. Police were out in August, issuing tickets.

Phoenixville Sites On Chester County Day Tour

Local properties are among those involved in this year's edition of the nation's oldest house tour, Chester County Day on Oct. 4. It benefits Chester County Hospital.

College Offers New Pharmacy Technician Course

Pharmacy technicians help licensed pharmacists dispense prescription medication to customers or health care professionals. There's a growing need for them, MCCC says.

Steel River Launches Its Season With Preview Party

The Sept. 20 season premiere party at Pottstown's Steel River Playhouse is free and open to the public. It offers a sneak peek at what will appear on its stages from now though June.

Limerick Chocolatier Expands With Warehouse

Lindt Chocolates, which operates a store at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets in Limerick, is growing so fast it added a third U.S. warehouse here in Pennsylvania.

Learn About Rain Gardens In Oaks, Then Plant One

Two Sept. 27 morning presentations at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park in Oaks will teach visitors about the value of rain gardens. Then they'll get to help plant one, right in the park itself.

Got A Spare $14,500? PA Needs To Settle A Debt

Pennsylvania has more than $38.9 billion in assets, but more than $100 billion in debt. Paying it off would require $14,500 extra from every taxpayer, a study shows.

Limerick Cub Scouts Schedule Flag Retirement

The Cubs will honor Old Glory by properly retiring flags they've collected throughout the year, in a Sept. 11 event at St. James UCC Church on South Limerick Road.

Societal Issues Topics Of Fellowship Talks

Professional counselors will offer discussions on three consecutive Mondays in Downingtown PA, intended to help those grieving, seeking purpose in life, or wanting contentment. They're free.

Prevailing Wage Law Costs School Districts Extra

School district construction projects in Pennsylvania that cost more than $25,000 must be paid for at higher wage rates. One politician calls it an example of overspending.

Most PA Residents Eat Salt They Don’t Know About

Eighty percent of salt consumed daily by Pennsylvanians is added to food before it ever reaches their plates. Here's how to combat a growing health threat.

Limerick Park Doubles As Yard For Annual Sale

The township parks and recreation department will conduct its open-to-the-public annual yard sale Sept. 13 at Limerick Community Park. Vendor spaces are available for reservation.

Collegeville Man Write-In Campaigner For Governor

Dave Naples says he'll rely on social media and word-of-mouth to generate interest in his candidacy against the Republican incumbent and Democrat challenger.