An electrical wire burned and fell to the ground Tuesday from atop utility poles lining Hilltop Road in Lower Pottsgrove. Utility contractors were working in the area at the time. Firefighters responded.
North Pleasant View Road in Lower Pottsgrove was closed for several hours Tuesday morning through early afternoon, after a utility crew ruptured a natural gas line on the highway's west side.
Despite the growth of digital transactions, some people still hand-write checks to pay a bill or two. Check-washing, a fraudulent way to use completed checks, apparently has made a local comeback.
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Representatives of the Home for Orphans of Odd Fellows of Pennsylvania, which promotes children's literacy, have presented a $10,000 grant to Pottstown's library for digital literacy and tech tools.
Drivers were forced Thursday to find alternatives to using Kepler Road in Lower Pottsgrove, after strong winds blew down a tree. It, in turn brought down nearby utility wiring.
Closeness of a PECO utility pole to the northwest corner of North Pleasant View and Bliem roads, and its potential for accidents, concerns Lower Pottsgrove Board of Commissioners President Bruce Foltz.
Lower Pottsgrove police are continuing their investigation into a report of shots being fired Sunday evening at the townhouse complex bordered by Buchert and Kepler roads. Shell casings were found onsite.