After 28 events since October 2010, the Positively Pottstown Happy Hour is taking a break! These mostly-monthly gatherings showcased local businesses, arts organizations, bakers, restaurants, and caterers and brought people together for networking. I have a feeling it won't be too long before we're all getting together again... in the meantime, be well and buy local!
Lower Pottsgrove >> It was all about Pottstown Wednesday, as the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its first Pottstown Progress Luncheon. The event was designed to present chamber members with a look at the progress taking place within the Pottstown community, and gave attendees an overview of redevelopment, investment opportunities and communi […]
WASHINGTON >> The GOP's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" stood on the brink just hours before Republican leaders planned to put it on the House floor for a showdown vote. Short of support, GOP leaders looked to President Donald Trump to close the deal with a crucial bloc of conservatives, in the first major leg […]
By Erica Werner and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar The Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA >> Philadelphia's new tax on sweetened beverages is exceeding expectations.Figures released Thursday by the city's Department of Revenue show the tax brought in $6.4 million in February. The city had projected the tax would generate $5.9 million for the month.The 1.5-cent-per-ouce tax on sweetened and diet beverages funds pre-K a […]