And yet here are the Tweets from the meeting, as if by magic.
Not magic, dear reader. Technology.
That and a willing Tweeter, in this case intrepid Mercury Reporter Eric Devlin.
Convinced that the council agenda suggested a earlier night than covering a special Pottsgrove School Board meeting at which a replacement board would be chosen from among four, Devlin gamely stepped into the breach.
As I listened to the Pottsgrove candidates talk about themselves, I noticed with great delight on my Twittering device that, true to tradition, Eric was Tweeting the council meeting.
That means you, insatiable devourers of borough news, will be satisfied -- at least for today.
Without further ado, here is Eric's take on a Pottstown Borough Council meeting.