Drive Sober Or Be Pulled Over, PennDOT Warns

State police, DUI task force members, and several Montgomery County police departments will actively look for impaired drivers during the Labor Day holiday.

Cheap Entertainment: $1 Fishing Labor Day In PA

You can buy a fishing license, good only on Labor Day, for just $1 from vendors in Pottstown, Sanatoga, Limerick and Collegeville, the state Fish and Boat Commission said.

What’s Available This Week In Local Real Estate

Here are properties available on the area's real estate market that could be seen Aug. 21-27 (2014) via YouTube.

North Of Pottstown, This Farm Grows Up And Up

In fields surrounding Pottstown, farmers grow crops spread over dozens of acres. A new demonstration site farther north, though, saves space by spreading up ... in an old warehouse.

Convictions Complete, Township Honors Law Enforcers

11 photos. Prosecutors, investigators, detectives, patrol officers: if any were involved in the year-long and now ended Kareem Borowy murder case, they received Lower Pottsgrove's thanks Thursday.

Researchers Say Fit Children Have Beefier Brains

Children who exercise and are physically fit may not necessarily be smarter, according to a newly published study, but their brains may be more efficient.

Unrelated Police Investigations Result In Charges

Two Pottstown men were charged in separate and unrelated incidents during the course of suspicious vehicle investigations conducted by Lower Pottsgrove police.

DUI Charge Added After Driver’s 422 Speeding Stop

A Reading man faced charges of speeding and driving under the influence after he was stopped early Friday morning in the westbound U.S. Route 422 construction zone.

Adults, Kids Alike Visit New Gilbertsville Center

The Gilbertsville YMCA's new indoor turf field was occupied Saturday by children laughing and playing soccer. Upstairs in the training mezzanine, adults engaged in serious exercise.

Sixteeen Pottstown Area Students Win Academic Honors

Sixteen area residents have been singled out for academic honors and achievements, as reported this week by their respective colleges and universities.

Gilbertsville Y Shows Off New Training Complex

It will conduct a public open house today (Saturday) beginning at 10 a.m. in its facility at 144 Holly Rd.

Funeral Mass Scheduled Monday For Dennis Wausnock

The long-time Pottstown borough council and school board member died Aug. 19 at age 77. He was remembered by friends and colleagues as a dedicated volunteer.

Pottstown Mosquito Spraying Planned Tuesday

Montgomery County's Health Department wants to limit the spread of West Nile virus. It will spray insecticide in the borough to kill virus-carrying mosquitoes.

Tri-County Police Benefit From Military Surplus Offer

Police agencies in Montgomery, Berks and Chester counties are among those in Pennsylvania now armed with military surplus weaponry and equipment once used in war zones like Iraq.

Special For Business Start-Ups: Free Advice!

The Pottstown chapter of SCORE is holding five workshops on successfully starting your own business. And it's got a deal: the kick-off session won't cost a dime.

Boyertown’s Duryea Day Auto Mix Soon On Display

Everything from antique classic vehicles to hot rods and muscle cars arrives once a year in Boyertown for Duryea Day. The busy 2014 edition opens Aug. 30 (Saturday) at 9 a.m.

MCCC, Kutztown Reverse Transfer Called ‘A First’

Two may be better than one: an agreement allows a bachelor's degree student at Kutztown University to reverse credits and also earn an associate's degree at MCCC.

Mercury Management Firm Sells Surplus Real Estate

The company that manages The Pottstown Mercury is selling real estate across the country. Most are newspaper offices or plants; none involve The Mercury directly.