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Main Line NIMBYites: No Target for Ardmore!

Lower Merion residents are petitioning again. This time, they want to stop a new Target from coming to their township – or, per the petition […]

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Lower Merion Parents Outraged Over “Mega School” Plans

Parents in the Lower Merion School District want to keep “mega schools” out of their backyards. The term means what it sounds like: a really […]

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Lower Merion Teachers Are Highest Paid In State, But They Want More

The union representing Pennsylvania’s highest-paid public school teachers says its educators are not making nearly enough and deserve more as they begin a new school […]

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Lower Merion Girls Attacked While Walking to Rita’s Water Ice in Philly

Monday was the first day of spring, and so, as has become an annual tradition, Rita’s locations all over were giving away free water ice. […]

Property

Main Line Monday: The Main Line Dream on a Budget in Penn Valley

For many buyers, Lower Merion is one of the most desirable places to live. With its top-notch schools, easy access to the city, and charming […]

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Lower Merion School District Forced to Withdraw Tax Hike

A Montgomery County Judge told the Lower Merion School District it couldn’t raise taxes as much as it proposed this year, claiming the school district […]

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Jawdropper of the Week: A Mediterranean Retreat in Penn Valley

For all you homebodies out there, this luxurious home in Penn Valley will ensure that the flak you get from your socialite friends is not […]

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LOCAL NEWS: Lower Merion School Board Unanimously Passes Trans-Affirmative Policy

Lower Merion schools now have a transgender-inclusive student policy. On Monday, the Lower Merion school board unanimously passed a transgender-inclusive policy that respects students’ names, […]

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Police: “Anti-Semitic” Incident Outside Lower Merion Kosher Restaurant Wasn’t

Last week, Lower Merion was aflutter over allegations of anti-Semitic threats outside a kosher restaurant on Montgomery Avenue. But after days of investigation and involvement […]

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Here’s the Proposal for the Suburban Square Expansion

Oooh, the Suburban Square expansion proposal appears to be chugging along. Per the Main Line Times’ Cheryl Allison, Kimco Realty received a recommendation for approval from the Lower Merion Planning […]

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Arn Tellem and Franz Lidz Are Going to the Hall of Fame

Franz Lidz moved to Penn Valley in 1961 “during a legendary blizzard.” A year later, he struck up a friendship with a boy who had […]

Property

Update: William Penn Inn in Wynnewood Plans Get Conditional Hearing

So what ever happened to the William Penn Inn in Wynnewood? Last we heard, it had been saved from the clasps of demolition thanks to an agreement […]

Property

Owners Propose Historical Ardmore Buildings Be Demolished for Parking

Ooof, this is definitely not helping the already partially(?) deplored One Ardmore Place project. As previously reported, Carl Dranoff’s planned mixed-use development has been mired with dissenters […]

Property

Spotted: Lower Merion Victorian with Turret Bathroom

Lest the above image dishearten you, take a look at the home in snowless weather in the gallery below because, ultimately, we think it’s a winner. […]

Property

Morning Headlines: No Property Tax Increase for Lower Merion

According to a release from Lower Merion Township, the 2015 proposed budget recommends no increase in property taxes. That’ll make it year number four without […]