20090610-24Hours100px-ZlomekThe Limerick Post scanned available news feeds during recent days and found these stories of local interest.

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No-bid contract criticized in Trappe (WhatsThe422.com)
A contract for a handicap ramp at Rambo Park is not sitting well with two members of Trappe Borough Council.

Phoenixville waives fees for Colonial Theatre (West Chester PA Daily Local News)
Phoenixville Borough Council voted Tuesday to waive fees for the Colonial Theatre so it can begin its third-floor renovation and pipe organ lift next year. The motion to waive the fees was approved by a vote of 4-3.

Skippack business owners concerned, but optimistic during Bradford’s visit (Lansdale PA Reporter)
State Rep. Matt Bradford, D-70th District, recently visited a dozen shop owners in Skippack to introduce himself and take the temperature of the small-business community.

Health care claims conflict (Norristown PA Times Herald)
Montgomery County has decided to provide health care insurance to county employees next year after being unable to obtain private coverage, according to county Commissioners’ Chairman James R. Matthews.

Things to Consider Before Adding a Pet for the Holidays (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
If your child wants a puppy or kitten for Christmas, you may want to make sure your entire family knows what they’re getting into before the commitment is made.

Penna. Unveils New Plan to Improve Safety in Schools (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
Pennsylvania state officials have taken the wraps on what they’re billing as an “unprecedented” effort to improve school safety across the Commonwealth.

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