Monthly Archives: February 2016

Atglen company gets $97M contract for Route 422 work

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An Atglen road contractor will be busy for the next four years widening a portion of Route 422 in the Valley Forge area. J.D. Eckman Inc. was awarded the $97.4 million contract from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to improve U.S. Route 422 by building new, wider bridges over the Schuylkill River and upgrading the […]

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What is a Mortgage Pre-Approval?

What is a Mortgage Pre-Approval?

What is a Mortgage Pre-Approval? Does this mean I have the money to buy a home? The purpose of a Mortgage Pre-Qualification is to verify with certainty that the client making an offer is able to obtain financing for the home they want to purchase. The letter is typically valid for 30 days, with all […]

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Phoenixville, Chester County Intermediate Unit partner to open inclusive preschools

Phoenixville >> For preschoolers, learning to walk and talk isn’t always as easy as 1-2-3, especially for those with developmental delays. That’s why a new community partnership promises to help such children master certain skills that others their age may take for granted, while still keeping the two groups of students together. To provide all […]

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With help, East Bradford saves open space

EAST BRADFORD >> Known for its scenic beauty, sprawling farm lands, and many trails and parks, Chester County has molded its reputation through a dedication to land conservation. Despite the steady increase in population the county has been experiencing over the years, tens of thousands of acres remain untouched by development thanks to its conscientious […]

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Hundreds take the plunge in icy Brandywine River

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The plunge, a major fundraiser for the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance, returned this year. Last year’s plunge was cancelled amid a merger with the Brandywine Valley Association and the Red Clay Valley Association. The Polar Plunge event is hosted by the BRC to support their efforts to protect and conserve the natural resources of the […]

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