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Families invited to join in S-F consignment sale (
Parents who want to do some spring cleaning and rid their closets, attics and garages of gently used children’s items are invited to participate in Spring-Ford Area School District’s annual consignment sale benefitting the March of Dimes.

Standing his ground: fired Limerick official still upset (
Just over one week has passed since Paul Chestnut, Amanda Marinari and Bob Bieber learned that their services were no longer needed in Limerick Township. The financial justification for the Board of Supervisors issuing these pink slips still doesn’t make sense to Chestnut.

Local event listings for March and April (
Things happening in Limerick, Schwenksville, Phoenixville and Lower Providence.

Thursday afternoon briefing (
Municipal meetings in Limerick, Spring-Ford and its neighbors.

Questions answered on Rt. 422 tolling (
Last month, Montgomery County officials unveiled a plan to place tolls on Route 422. These collections would help fund the much-talked about extension of the R6 SEPTA line into the Pottstown and Royersford region. Surprise: Drivers have a few questions about such a proposal.

Free Rita’s a spring tradition (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
Finally! Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming and the sweet smell of spring is in the air. And thanks to Rita’s, the first day of spring also tastes wonderful, too, as each customer is welcome to enjoy a free regular size water ice.

Montco commissioners at standoff over ethics (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
An anticipated Montgomery County commissioners showdown on proposed ethics reform ended in a standoff, and the proposed resolution was tabled.

Judge rejects former Limerick man’s appeal (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
A former Limerick man and acquitted rapist has lost his bid to reduce the state prison sentence he received for trespassing and probation violations.

Bowling event Saturday benefits March of Dimes (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
A Bowling for Babies event, scheduled for the benefit of the March of Dimes, will be hosted from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Limerick Bowl, Ridge Pike. Registration of six-member teams will begin at 12:30 p.m.