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Attorney: Federal prosecutors take case of shots fired into Mongtomery County Democratic Party office

Defense attorney Timothy Woodward told The (Pottstown) Mercury that 48-year-old Anthony Nero of Worcester was taken into custody by FBI agents Wednesday when he showed up at a Montgomery County district court judge’s office for a preliminary hearing on state charges.

By The Associated Press

After anti-Asian speech sparks outrage, Lower Moreland school officials act. Is it enough?

The local school board has approved plans to implement diversity and inclusion strategies in school policy. But community members still want greater transparency and engagement from the district’s leadership.

By Hannah Chinn/WHYY

A crisis of racist anti-Asian speech surfaces at Lower Moreland High School

In spring 2020, a text chain between several students at Lower Moreland High School was reported to the district via a school safety program. Those texts resurfaced last month.

By Hannah Chinn/WHYY

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Montgomery County hopes single-use appointment links, passwords will stop COVID vaccine ‘line-jumpers’

The county learned that people were sharing their appointment links with family and friends who are not currently eligible for inoculation under the state’s vaccination rollout plan.

By Aaron Moselle/WHYY

A swing county in Pa. claims both a Trump lawyer and impeachment manager as its own

Marcel Groen, the Montgomery County-based former head of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, puts the significance simply: “We’re almost like the center of the universe.”

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Police investigate shots fired into Montgomery County Democratic Party office

The executive director of the Montgomery County Democratic Party said he discovered the bullet holes in the building’s front window on Wednesday afternoon.

By The Associated Press

ACLU sues Montgomery County court officials, alleging double billing

The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania sued court officials in suburban Philadelphia, alleging thousands of defendants were overbilled for court costs.

By The Associated Press

Montgomery County residents raise $10,000 to sue over virtual school order

The county’s Board of Health voted Nov. 13 to require all K-12 students to learn virtually from Nov. 23 to Dec. 6, in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

By Miles Bryan/Keystone Crossroads

Philadelphia’s suburbs helped deliver crucial Pennsylvania for Biden

Philadelphia’s suburbs and their continued shift to Democrats helped seal Pennsylvania — and the election — for President-elect Joe Biden.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY