Saturday, October 10, 2015


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See this weeks print edition for these stories: 


  • Police Reports
  • Bally Residents Outraged by Council's of Approval of 57-Townhouse Project
  • New Auction Venue in Hereford to Face Challenges
  • Upper Salford Hears Concerns and Plans for Former Rogers-Heister Property



Written by By Larry Roeder, Editor
October 09, 2015

Officials Remind Resident to Lock Their Vehicles

Pennsburg firefighters extinguish a vehicle fire on Railroad St. in Pennsburg. The fire was reported Friday at 3 AM.

            Several suspicious fires, mostly in parked vehicles, has prompted local fire officials to remind people to lock their cars. Firefighters were dispatched to four separate incidents in the last 24 hours in Pennsburg. Fire marshals from Pennsburg, the Montgomery County Detectives and the Pennsylvania State Police, as well as the Upper Perk Police Department are investigating the incidents.

            The fires occurred within a five block area from West Second to West Fifth Street in Pennsburg.

            If you see anything suspicious or have any information regarding the incidents, please notify the Upper Perk Police Department. All incidents have occurred in the early morning hours. 

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Written by By Larry Roeder, Editor
October 09, 2015

Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Spreads to Upper End of Montgomery County 


            By order of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, the Upper Hanover monthly yard waste collection scheduled for Saturday, October 10th has been cancelled due to the quarantine caused by the Spotted Lanternfly infestation. 

            A representative from the Penn State Extension Lehigh County Agricultural Center will be at the October 12 monthly workshop meeting of ...

October 08, 2015

Special Election Guide to be pubished on October 29


            The Town and Country newspaper is once again inviting candidates running in the general election on Tuesday, November 3, to email, fax or mail their information for publication in our Candidates Section to be published on October 294.

            In addition to a short biography that includes the candidate's name, party affiliation and position being sought, the candidate should ...

Written by Kelly Chandler Staff Writer
October 07, 2015

        The East Greenville man accused of ripping out the teeth of a 4-year-old boy he was babysitting waived his preliminary hearing in Red Hill District Court Thursday and remains jailed at Montgomery County Correctional Facility.

        Nicholas C. Kernechel, 27, of the 200 block of Main Street in East Greenville, was charged with three felony assault charges, along with two counts of endangering the welfare of children, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and false reports to law enforcement after Montgomery County Detectives and Upper Perk Police said he allegedly hit his girlfriend's autistic son and pulled out three of his teeth, causing extensive injuries, when he took care of the boy back in July....



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