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Philly Health Commissioner Refuses to Eat Indoors or Outdoors at Restaurants

Indoor dining is a hot topic for discussion right now among Philadelphia restaurants and the public — well, in all of Pennsylvania, really. The city […]

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This Lower Merion High School Senior Is All About Women in Jazz

This week, Lower Merion High School senior Olivia Hughart was traveling to Boston to visit the New England Conservatory of Music, where she might go […]

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City Life

Lower Merion Cop Says Male Officers Sexted Her and Tracked Her Via GPS

Lower Merion police sergeant Jo Anne Pepitone is a familiar face in what is one of America’s wealthiest townships. Whether she’s under an Overbrook School […]

City Life

Main Liners Can Now Text for Recycling Pickup

Here in Philly, when we want to recycle electronics, we’re supposed to drop them off at inconveniently located recycling centers operated by the city — […]

City Life

Lower Merion Schools: OK, We’ll Leave Most of Stoneleigh Alone

It looks like most of Stoneleigh garden — a recently opened 42-acre nature preserve on the Main Line — is likely saved. The garden’s future was […]

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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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

Property

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

Property

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 […]