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PUC to investigate PECO rate hike request

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‘Venture Chesco’ officially launches, seeks tech companies to locate and grow in county

Wayne >> Chester County wants to encourage the development of start-up companies in the county. To help make it happen, the Chester County Retirement Board and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania have officially kicked-...

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    Spay and Save: Jazzy has purrsonality plus

    Jazzy is white with grey markings, female spayed and approximately 3-years-old. She is absolutely wonderful with people and would love to be the only pet in your life. Can you make the long term commitment to give her a forever home?

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    Phoenixville Area School District educator receives teaching award

    PHOENIXVILLE >> A Phoenixville Area School District teacher has been given the Citadel Heart of Learning Award after being nominated by his peers and students.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • Business

    Sly Fox Brewing to open new Berks County location

    Pottstown >> Sly Fox Brewing Co. is expanding again — this time into Berks County.

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    Prosecutor: Ex-DA Castor’s opinion on Bill Cosby evidence ‘irrelevant’

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County prosecutors want to keep the jury weighing Bill Cosby’s fate on sexual assault charges from hearing a former district attorney’s explanation for declining to prosecute the actor in 2005.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Business

    Wawa looks to add 5,000 jobs this spring, open 25 stores in 2018

    Wawa >> Wawa Inc. is looking to hire 5,000 new employees over the next three months as part of a seasonal hiring campaign that has just launched.

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    Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area adds first Saturday hours

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area has announced it will be open the first Saturday of each month.

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  • Crime

    Phoenixville Police respond to 90 calls in a week

    Phoenixville >> Phoenixville Police responded to 90 calls for service, including eight traffic accidents, between March 12 and March 18. The following is a list of notable incidents as reported by police:

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    spay and save: A homeless cat replaced by a puppy

    “MIMI”(aka “Monster Mash”) is a grey/white female spayed, approximately 1-1/2 years, put out on the streets of North Philly with bowls and litter box when her owners acquired a puppy. She is social, smart, loves to chase things that move (including feet) making her a great mouser. She is young, spirited and with training will make a wonderful companion in an adult household. She seems to do okay with other cats, but probably not dogs. She has been through tough...

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    Spring-Ford approves bids for $11 million high school expansion

    LIMERICK >> Years of debate, study, analysis and meetings — so many meetings — all came to an anti-climactic end Monday night when the school board voted 7-1 to accept the bids for the $11 million expansion of Spring-Ford Area High School.

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  • Business

    Kimberton Whole Foods’ largest store set to open on Wednesday

    COLLEGEVILLE >>It may have taken years to happen, but Collegeville Shopping Center once again has a booming anchor store.

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