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Passenger rail tops traffic jam solutions for Route 422 (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
“Everyone complains about the weather,” goes the old saw, “but nobody ever does anything about it.” The same could be said of traffic — until now.

New Graterford prison could cost state $350M (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
Pennsylvania is planning to replace Graterford Prison with a new facility to reduce overcrowding, and construction could begin as early as next fall, according to the state’s Department of General Services.

Spring-Ford looks at ways to cut costs (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
In a district-wide search to cut costs, Spring-Ford school administrators turned to both predictable and unconventional methods to save money in a worsening economy.

Construction could begin this year on new Graterford prison (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
Thanks to an $862 million allocation in the state’s capital budget, the Department of Corrections is seeking to begin building three new state prisons and four more housing units for prisoners.

Spring-Ford Chamber, Rotary hold governmental luncheon (
The Spring-Ford Rotary Club and Spring-Ford Chamber of Commerce took a look back and a look ahead during the first meeting of the new year, a luncheon held Jan. 7 at the Spring-Ford Country Club.