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Carmel Cafe & Wine Bar has heavy hitters behind it.
Montco Memo: Developer Carl Dranoff today said that the name of his Cricket Avenue project in Ardmore will be One Ardmore Place. He also presented drawings of the project.
The military is several years into a multi-decade environmental remediation plan for the now-closed base. Here are some updates on process.
The One Fund Boston is gearing up to distribute donations to victims of last week's Boston Marathon bombings. As of Wednesday morning, $21 million had been donated. Read all about it.
PennDOT announced today that that installation of a 300-foot long drainage pipe along the expressway's westbound right travel lane will prompt the closure of all but one lane in that direction.
a well-known brother and sister duo, Philadelphia restaurateur Marc Vetri and Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman, will make a presentation together for the first time, when they speak Thursday morning at the 2013 Corporate Philanthropy Summit.
Photo released for the first time of missing Victor Herbert collectibles after ex-housecleaner Andrea Lawton pleads guilty to a felony counts of burglary and a felony count of conspiracy to commit burglary. Lawton admitted she took a valuable bust of Benjamin Franklin, sculpted while the founding father was alive. She claims not to have taken the Herbert mementos, which remain missing.
Jill Beccaris-Pescatore of Glenside finished the Boston Marathon 10 minutes before the explosions.
Zach Womach has a Sunday night gig at Verdad.
Ali Velshi leaves CNN for Al Jazeera's American broadcast.
The Verizon store at 195 West Lancaster Avenue in Ardmore, Lower Merion, was robbed today at about 11:14 a.m., by two men who forced employees behind the counter at knife point. They fled with an unknown quantity of cell phones, driving east on Lancaster in a blue Dodge Caravan.
Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, a professor of clinical anesthesiology and critical care at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, just announced that she has raised $218,000 since filing paperwork on March 5 to run in the 2014 Democratic primary election for the 13th Congressional District.
The Bryn Mawr Running Club is a social, supportive club with members of all different skill levels and goals.
A sampling of news from around Montgomery County.
A sampling of news from around Montgomery County.
A sampling of news from around Montgomery County.
A sampling of news from around Montgomery County.
The Pennsylvania Board of Cosmetology, which licenses hair and nail salons and aestheticians, issued 32 sanctions in July -- two to three times more than usual.
A sampling of news from around Montgomery County.
Spraying is scheduled Monday in Pottstown and Wednesday in Cheltenham.
In U.S. News and World Report's ranking of the 50 healthiest counties for children, Montco rose eight spots since last year, placing 27th. It was the only Pennsylvania county to make the list, while New Jersey boasted five counties in the top 25.
A sampling of news from around Montgomery County.
The state Senator went on a fact-finding mission "to see for ourselves what the complete legalization of cannabis looks like." He expects his medical marijuana bill to pass this year.
A sampling of news from around Montgomery County.
A sampling of news from around Montgomery County.
A sampling of news from around Montgomery County.
Construction work will reduce traffic to one lane in each direction Saturday between Lansdale and Quakertown exits. From midnight to 6 a.m. Sunday, all northbound lanes in that 13-mile stretch will be closed.
Fresh off its Rittenhouse Square opening. the cupcake chain has landed in Cherry Hill and is headed for Suburban Square.
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