The Limerick Post scanned available news feeds during the past 24 hours and found these stories of local interest.

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Fast-growing Limerick looking into new development model (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
An alternative to suburban sprawl may receive a serious look from one of the fastest growing municipalities in Montgomery County. Recently, the Limerick Planning Commission listened to the merits of a concept known as “transferable development rights.”

Spring-Ford School District to address finances at meeting (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
A detailed presentation on the Spring-Ford Area School District’s financial outlook is expected at this Tuesday’s board meeting. The 2009-10 budget has been advertised with a 6.43 percent tax increase, which translates into 23.62 mills, or $23.62 on every $1,000 of assessed property value.

Limerick Democrats interviewing candidates (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
The Limerick Township Democratic Committee is scheduling interviews for prospective candidates for Limerick Township positions and Spring Ford Area School District Director.

Calling all candidates (
There’s more to elections than just picking a president every four years. In our community, several local races could be competitive in 2009 …

Huge deer shoot planned for Valley Forge (The Reporter, Lansdale PA)
Valley Forge National Historical Park officials are planning a major sharpshooting operation to kill up to 1,300 deer over the next four years. Administrators at the national park say lethal actions are necessary because deer are devouring so many plants, shrubs, and saplings that the forest cannot regenerate.