New today in The Limerick Post:
- Robots Ran For Pegs Saturday In Phoenixville Contest A robotics qualifying tournament for students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics classes at Spring-Ford, Phoenixville, and 34 other high school programs was held Saturday in Phoenixville. Glittering hardware was everywhere.
- Collegeville Meeting Room Spruced Up, Ready To Rent The Collegeville Fire Company invested in refurbishing its meeting room. Now the space is ready for rental for public or private functions, it said Saturday.
- Reach For Commuting Aspirin; More 422 Delays Ahead Drivers on portions of U.S. Route 422 in both its east- and west-bound lanes can expect a full month of lane restrictions during March.
- County Sessions Return For Seasonable Income Tax Help If you earned less than $51,000 last year and need help filing your federal income tax return, breathe deeply and pick up the phone. You may qualify for free assistance in Sanatoga and Eagleville, under the VITA program operated by Family Services on Montgomery County.
- This Week: Moons Rise, Authors Talk, And Charlie Sings Ahead on The Post calendar: learn about distant moons at Boyertown's planetarium, discover new books in authors' talks in Blue Bell and Collegeville, taste salad dressings in Kimberton, watch dancers soar across an Ursinus stage, dine on spaghetti in Royersford, and hear Charlie Brown belt out a tune.
- Crawl Pubs Of Phoenixville In Advance; Patty Won't Mind A St. Patrick's Day tradition returns to Phoenixville next month ... ahead of St. Patrick. It's the annual Pre-St. Patty's Day Pub Crawl, coming March 9 to eight different food and beverage establishments along Bridge Street.
- Montgomery County’s Latest Emergency Dispatches Did you just hear a siren? It could be the police, emergency medical service personnel, or fire companies being dispatched by Montgomery County’s Department of Public Safety. See its incident list here in real time.
- From ‘Serious Eats,’ Something Great For Dinner Tonight Whip up something fabulous for tonight’s dinner, with fresh recipes daily from “Serious Eats”.
- Ahead On The Calendar Local events by the day, week or month. Got one to add? E-mail The Post.
- Tomorrow’s AccuWeather Forecast, And National Weather News A look at what the next day could be like, provided by AccuWeather.
- Spring-Ford Chamber Serves Spaghetti For Scholarships They'll serve up spaghetti dinners March 1 in the Spring-Ford High cafeteria, to give some seniors a chance at college scholarships.
- Painter Says Vets Need Better Access To Education The state representative for Limerick and Royersford suggested Friday that a bill he is promoting would require Pennsylvania-supported colleges and universities to give veterans more assistance.
- Sustainable Cosmetics Coming To King Of Prussia 'Pulse' "Fair trade" cosmetics sales begin Saturday at a new concept store in King of Prussia.
- College Degree Help For Veterans Promoted By Painter He'll hold a press conference today (Friday) to talk about what he calls a "Combat To College" program.
- Zoës Kitchen Opening New Restaurant In Collegeville The chain specializes in Mediterranean-inspired foods.
- Termination Notices Issued At Journal Register Papers Employees all Journal Register Co. newspapers, including The Spring-Ford Reporter and The Times Herald in Norristown, have received termination notices as part of a bankruptcy proceeding.
- Home Prices Jump In S-F; Flat In Pottsgrove, Pottstown Over the past year, according to a new report, average single-family home sale prices rocketed up 32 percent or more in the Spring-Ford Area School District but stagnated or declined slightly in the Pottsgrove and Pottstown districts.
- Court Ruling: No PA Privacy Right For Home Address This decision clarifies the state Right-To-Know Law.
- State AARP Objects To New Electricity Rate Ruling The Pennsylvania chapter of AARP lodged objections Friday to changes in electricity rate plans by the state Public Utility Commission, claiming they would make power more expensive for some consumers.
- Philly Flower Show Features Botanical Illustrators Members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators report they have a special interest exhibit planned for those who attend the Philadelphia Flower Show next month.
- Community Health Plans April Dental Sealant Program A children's dental sealant program, which provides complimentary oral examinations and sealant placement for children ages 6-14 years old, will be conducted April 6 by Community Health and Dental. It's free, and appointments are being accepted now.
- Valley Forge Table Games Earned $2.55M In January Its take was based on the operation of 50 tables operating during the month in King of Prussia.
- Three Agents Join Keller Williams' Realty Limerick Office Chuck DeMutis, Heather Vernon, and Rebecca Brendlinger have joined its growing staff.
- Montgomery County Nominees Sought For Civil Rights Awards The deadline for submissions is March 31. Nomination forms can be found online.
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