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!
With the seat for the 167th state House District up for grabs this election cycle, incumbent state Rep. Duane Milne of Willistown is attempting to defend his seat from his Democratic challenger, Joe Denham.The 167th House District consists of Charlestown, West Pikeland, East Whiteland, West Whiteland, Easttown and Willistown townships and Malvern.
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PHOENIXVILLE >> After nearly 34 months of negotiations, a real estate developer and the borough have agreed to a land swap, the borough announced Wednesday afternoon.The borough and Phoenix View LLC. have agreed to exchange the former municipal building at 140 Church St. with a 2.9 acre lot of land next to Friendship Field.
POTTSTOWN >> With a quiet 5-2 vote Monday night, the Pottstown School Board added more than $300,000 to the district's payroll, The Mercury has learned. Before voting Monday, school board member Kurt Heidel was at least willing to inform the public that most of the raises work out to about 4 percent.