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

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Homeless numbers on the rise in Montco (Lansdale PA Reporter)
The number of homeless people in Montgomery County has risen with the bad economy, and demand for temporary housing is robust, according to county officials and advocates for the homeless.

Spring-Ford School Board approves cost-cutting moves (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
The Spring-Ford Area School Board has unanimously approved a number of cost-saving measures, including self-funding the district’s health and vision plans.

Spring City woman pleads not guilty to DUI crash (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
A Spring City woman faces charges that she allegedly drove drunk, crashed her car and caused injuries to her passenger boyfriend, who in a bizarre twist of fate, later died of cardiac arrest while being treated at a hospital, according to court papers.

Montco prison expansion awards approved (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
The Montgomery County Commissioners approved five contract awards for the planned county prison expansion work slated to begin in June. The modular buildings are expected to ease overcrowding at the facility.

Limerick volunteer firefighter charged with arson (Spring-Ford PA Reporter)
A volunteer firefighter has been charged with arson in connection with three fires in West Pottsgrove and Pottstown that occurred within 15 minutes of one another early Saturday.

Limerick Community Day honored as top event (Spring-Ford PA Reporter)
An annual one-day event in Limerick has earned the township’s park and recreation department its first honor in its three-year history.

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