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LOWER MERION A state firearms group is suing Lower Merion Township to overturn an ordinance regulating guns in parks. Firearm Owners Against Crime, a statewide nonprofit group, staged a protest in Bala Cynwyd Park this month and had promised to file a suit if the ordinance was not rescinded.
The council members sat quietly and cast their votes, unanimously agreeing to seek state assistance to manage Colwyn Borough's finances.
Four years ago, Democrats took control of Chester's government with a sweeping victory in a city long controlled by Republicans.
Former Montgomery County Republican Committee Chairman Robert J. Kerns has lost his law license after pleading guilty in a sexual assault case.
Is it worth paying hedge-fund, real estate fees for these results?
NORRISTOWN In his State of the County address Thursday, Board of Commissioners Chairman Josh Shapiro gave a preview of some of the initiatives underway for 2015.
BUCKS COUNTY Eighth District race heats up LOWER MAKEFIELD Bucks County's 2016 congressional election is 19 months away, but developments in the race are unfolding quickly.
Another congressional contender is joining the field in Bucks County. Shaughnessy Naughton, a small-business owner who lost the 2014 Democratic primary for the county's House seat, will file paperwork Thursday morning to run again in 2016, according to her campaign.
BUCKS COUNTY County workers in two units get new contracts from board DOYLESTOWN The county commissioners voted Wednesday to approve new contracts for about a quarter of the county's unionized employees, according to officials.
State Sen. Dominic Pileggi, a Delaware County Republican who was ousted as Senate majority leader in November, will run for a seat as a county judge.
LOWER MERION A state firearms group is suing Lower Merion Township to overturn an ordinance regulating guns in parks. Firearm Owners Against Crime, a statewide nonprofit group, staged a protest in Bala Cynwyd Park this month and had promised to file a suit if the ordinance was not rescinded.
Bristol Township Council President Bob Lewis was found dead in his home Sunday, officials said. The township issued a statement saying Lewis died at his home in Croydon on Sunday morning. A cause of death was not announced.
Several dozen gun-rights supporters peacefully descended on a Lower Merion park Sunday afternoon, where they protested a local gun ordinance and called on the district attorney to take legal action against the township.
County Democrats have announced their candidates for County Court judge.
Is it worth paying hedge-fund, real estate fees for these results?
NORRISTOWN Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman encountered a problem in filing all the signatures she gathered to run for Common Pleas Court judge.
With their candidates picked and their rank and file energized, Montgomery County Republicans are preparing to mount their biggest electoral battle since 2011.
The council members sat quietly and cast their votes, unanimously agreeing to seek state assistance to manage Colwyn Borough's finances.
Four years ago, Democrats took control of Chester's government with a sweeping victory in a city long controlled by Republicans.
Former Montgomery County Republican Committee Chairman Robert J. Kerns has lost his law license after pleading guilty in a sexual assault case.