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

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New Bills Take Aim at Cyber Schools (Pennsylvania Independent, Harrisburg PA)
A series of bills under consideration by the State House Education Committee aim to regulate Cyber Charter Schools as a growing number of Pennsylvania students enroll in them as an alternative to traditional government schools.

School Boards May Get Referendum Pass (Pennsylvania Independent, Harrisburg PA)
Local school boards may get a pass on including “green” costs into new construction projects, if a bill passed by the State House Monday can make its way through the Senate.

Ferman orders new grand jury (Lansdale PA Reporter)
Guns, gangs and government corruption are just some of the crimes that a new grand jury, impaneled in Montgomery County, might focus on as authorities continue the war against crime.

Spring-Ford ready to vote on retirement issue (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
The Spring-Ford Area School Board is poised to vote Monday on a resolution calling for state legislators to approve bills making changes to Pennsylvania’s Public School Employees Retirement System.

Phila. man allegedly used counterfeit cash at Limerick Outlets (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
Limerick Police arrested a Philadelphia man on felony charges after he was found passing and being in possession of counterfeit $100 bills last Friday.

Upper Providence supervisors reconfirm 11-year-old ASA application (Spring-Ford PA Reporter)
A mistake eyed by the county planning commission’s agricultural security area representative had the Upper Providence Township Board of Supervisors reconfirming a resolution passed 11 years ago.

Montco Controller Morgan: No suit on $35M deal (Norristown PA Times Herald)
Montgomery County Controller Diane Morgan has been advised not to revisit past professional services contracts, but to apply county law to “all present and future contracts,” according to a letter Morgan sent to the commissioners Wednesday.

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