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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Berks Treasurer only accepting Antlerless Deer Applications by Mail

The Berks County Treasurer’s office will again be only accepting antlerless deer (doe) license applications by mail this year. There will be no over-the-counter purchases of doe...

Girls on the Run of Berks County is Back, Fall Registration Open

Girls on the Run of Berks is back for the Fall 2021 season with registration now open for the GOTR Berks Fall 2021 Program. Open to girls...

Berks Police Participate in ‘Drive High, Get a DUI’ Impaired Driving Awareness Campaign

This Labor Day weekend, law enforcement in Berks County are participating in the “If You Feel Different, You Drive Different. Drive High, Get a DUI” impaired driving...

Former Reading Mayor Joseph Kuzminski honored during funeral procession

City officials, first responders, and residents gathered at Reading City Hall to remember and honor former Mayor Joseph “Joe” Kuzminski Friday morning. Kuzminski was elected mayor in...

Red Cross opens Shelter for Berks Residents Evacuated due to Flooding

The American Red Cross of Greater Pennsylvania has opened a shelter for Berks County residents evacuated due to flooding. The shelter is located at Wilson High School,...

Fire Damages House in Reading, 3 People Injured

Several people were injured during a row home fire Tuesday afternoon in the 200 block of North 10th Street in Reading. Initially reported as a house fire...

Draw Down of Blue Marsh Lake Continues in Anticipation of Ida

The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District has begun to draw down the reservoirs at Blue Marsh Lake in preparation for significant forecasted rainfall associated with remnants...

Berks Commissioners Launch ‘Imagine Berks’ Initiative for Economic Development

The Berks County Commissioners have announced the launch of the planning process for Imagine Berks, a new economic development strategic action plan for Berks County. The 8-month...

PennDOT Upcoming Roadwork Projects in Berks 8/30/21

​PennDOT maintenance forces and private contractors have scheduled several construction projects in Berks County this week. To help our readers avoid travel delays, here are a few...

Iconic Reading Pagoda to receive Infrastructure Improvements

The interior and surrounding property of the City’s iconic Pagoda will temporarily close for infrastructure improvements, traffic enhancements, and safety inspections. COVID-19 restrictions may have promoted the closure...
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