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More than mushrooms: Kennett Square squeezes more shops, people in a tiny borough
One of “the most beautiful towns” in PA the 1 sq mile borough is chockablock with shops, restaurants, small businesses, and a bustling downtown.

Hearing on Perk Valley Regional Police Force draws crowd
A public hearing on a proposal to form a regional police force among four Perkiomen Valley municipalities at Perkiomen Valley Middle School West.

In Chester County, luxury apartments for some, lost homes for others
Commercial and residential rebirth in Phoenixville has a downside for middle income residents. Affordable Housing Task Force seeks solutions.

At Villanova, a full-court press to improve town-gown relations
Villanova and surrounding communities adjust to each other. Of note in the article: Villanova survey results and Villanova Dines Out! Restaurant Week.

Intersection Improvements Planned for Both Sides of the Perkiomen Bridge
Report with slides on PennDOT’s public plan display at Methacton HS November 14th.

Can Phoenixville’s Success Happen in Pottstown?
Hobart’s Run and The Hill School workshop with Phoenixville Revitalization’s Manny DeMutis and Barry Cassidy.

Task Force Confident Phoenixville Passenger Rail Will Happen
Title says it all.

Norfolk Southern Says No To Phoenixville Passenger Rail Proposal
Specifically, to the proposal as it is.

Phoenixville coffeehouse owners to open in-house brewery, adding to Chesco’s craft beer scene
Steel City Coffeehouse to add beer.

Task force looks to return rail service to Phoenixville
There is more detail on the rail project in this article. Also talks about funding and a demonstration program.

Phoenixville Rail Project Taking Shape; 3 New Stations Proposed
Title says it all.

Souderton market promises Main Street revitalization
Developer plans to turn 12,000 sq ft building into a multi-use market.

Addendum: The North End Market Building Overview video.

How Phoenixville was able to rise from the ashes — and what other towns can learn from it
Title says it all.

Can borough pride propel Bridgeport’s long-awaited transformation?
Bridgeport Mayor Mark Barbee takes advantage of the work done by his predecessors.

With a food and booze revolution, Phoenixville rises again
Title says it all.