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Digital Notebook · 6h ago

A Tiny Tax Hike Approved in Pottsgrove

The Pottsgrove School Board adopted a $66 million budget for the coming school year Tuesday night that will include a tax hike of less than half a percent.In fact, the tax hike will be .39 p...
Digital Notebook · 1d ago

Pottstown Students Get Glimpse into Health Care

From left, Ja'Mya Greer, Hannah Palmer, and Karrisa WhiteBlogger's Note: The following was provided by the Pottstown School District.After a year of planning and collaborating with the Potts...
Digital Notebook · 2d ago

Ziegler Joins Principals for Fair Funding Push

Pottsgrove High School Principal Bill Ziegler speaks in the Capitol rotunda about the need for fair school funding.Blogger's Note: The following was provided by Pottsgrove High School Princi...
Digital Notebook · 3d ago

Student Defends Pottstown Middle School

Photo by Evan BrandtPottstown Middle School's MoniYah Henderson, a rising seventh grader, stopped by The Mercury to deliver her letter in person.Blogger's Note: Last week, The Mercury publis...
Digital Notebook · 4d ago

YWCA Holding Summer Camp at Fellowship Farm

YWCA Tri-County Area is offering two day camps this summer at Fellowship Farm outside of Pottstown. YWCamp Adventures, for boys and girls ages 4 through 12, begins July 5 and runs through Au...
Digital Notebook · 4d ago

Pottsgrove Students Re-Defining 'Americanism'

The Pottsgrove High School winners of the Sanatoga American Legion Post 244 "Americanism" awards were Ryan Finn and Anthony CatanzaroSanatoga American Legion Post 244 recently presented its ...
Digital Notebook · 4d ago

Joint Meeting Focuses on Getting PAID

Peggy Lee Clark was in an unusual spot Tuesday night.As the new executive director of Pottstown Area Industrial Development, Pottstown's economic development arm, she was obligated to give a...
Digital Notebook · 1W ago

No Tax Hike, Leadership Vacuum at Middle School

Issues at Pottstown Middle School were front and center again at Monday night's school board meeting.At this point, it hardly bears mentioning that the Pottstown School Board adopted its thi...
Digital Notebook · 1W ago

Learn About Pottstown History on Thursday Walk

On this tour, you can learn more about historic Pottstown buildings that are still standing ... Blogger's Note: The following was provided by the Pottstown Historical SocietyThe next tour in...
Digital Notebook · 1W ago

Local News Drives Blog to Million Views Milestone

This blog crossed the million-views mark sometime on June 14 with a post about delays in the replacement ofthe Keim Street Bridge.When you've covered the Pottstown area for nearly 20 years, ...