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An investigation is ongoing after police say they discovered what appears to be a methamphetamine lab in a Lower Pottsgrove apartment. [Read More]
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State Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky is not a happy camper. [Read More]
I see in The Mercury where Gov. Wolf has an enormous advantage in money reported at $15.2 million in his cash fund for re-election. And... [Read More]
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BB&T Corp. has received recognition for its commitment to the communities it serves. The company was awarded an "outstanding" rating during the Federal Deposit Insurance... [Read More]
President Trump's recently concluded meeting with North Korea's despotic leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore displays on the global stage the depths of diplomatic incompetence and... [Read More]
When the Justice Department inspector general's report revealed that former FBI director James B. Comey had used a personal email account to conduct official business,... [Read More]
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With so much focus, effort and publicity on the successful effort to bring fireworks back to Memorial Park for the annual GoGourth! celebration, it can... [Read More]
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A Pottstown courtroom was packed Tuesday as area kids got hands-on experience with the procedures of a criminal hearing. [Read More]
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An arrest has been made in the fatal hit-and-run that took the life of 64-year-old Clinton Rucker as he was walking through the intersection... [Read More]
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A house was damaged but no residents were hurt by a small fire in the basement on Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
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Troopers at the Avondale barracks will begin to use body cameras as part of a pilot program that runs through the end of the year.... [Read More]
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The Crime Victims Center of Chester County Inc. has established pilot drop-in centers across the county for even greater access. The drop-in centers have designated... [Read More]
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The Chester County Commissioners received an American Diabetes Association Health Champion Designation award at this week's Sunshine public meeting. [Read More]
Representatives of a non-partisan group urging the state to reform the manner in which voting districts are drawn and redrawn every decade on Tuesday asked... [Read More]
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The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls (CCFWG) has awarded $219,000 in grants to 24 nonprofit organizations working to improve the lives of women... [Read More]
Vandalism was the most reported crime in Pottstown over the last week. [Read More]
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The National Football League drama over pre-game kneeling has its roots in American politics, its outcome in market forces. [Read More]
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Just four years short of a century in business, the owners of Zerns Farmers Market in Gilbertsville have announced they will close the storied location... [Read More]
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Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region. [Read More]
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Is questioning the militant triumphalism of jihadist Islam just as bad as packing Jews by the millions into cattle cars bound for death camps? [Read More]
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