Pottstown police said they are continuing to investigate an incident Tuesday in which a male victim fell from a ladder and was rushed to the hospital, but did not survive his injuries.
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.
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.
The body of a man said to be in his 60s was found Wednesday as responders extinguished a fire at "fully engulfed" home in North Coventry Township. An autopsy is expected to be conducted Thursday.
Some smoke and odor emanating Tuesday morning from a mechanical air handler at Pottstown High School prompted the arrival of first responders and a temporary relocation of those in the building.
A Barto man who allegedly promised to remodel the basement of a North Coventry home has been charged with failing to do the work and taking more than $14,000 in funds for the project.