West Chester Weekly News Roundup

Hey, we've made it two weeks! COVID surges. Latest numbers, new testing sites and how to get answers from the health department. Plus, PECO announces a second project downtown - where and how long it will last. Hint: probably the rest of the year. And congratulations to the 29(!) West Chester student athletes who will be playing at the next level. Who's ready? Let's catch up.

Goodbye 2021: 26 People, Places and West Chester Things We Will Miss (Mostly)

2021 was in many ways marked by things that never were: a curbside composting program; an Amazon warehouse, a return of rail - a return to normal. We said goodbye to local leaders in education, government and sports. And of course, there were the closures. So, here you go. A look at the good and the bad, the people, places and things gone by this year.

West Chester Weekly News Roundup

After years of no cost pickups, Borough Council voted this week to install a fee for some bulk trash items. Plus, West Chester police outlines its plans for the next three years expect more focus on diverse communities and a continued crack down on nuisance crimes such as noise violations, the Borough's plastic ban goes into effect, dominating sports prowess and last minute gift ideas! We're ending this year on a tear. Who's ready? Let's catch up.

West Chester Weekly News Roundup: Dec. 3, 2021

Small businesses are critical to the structure of the borough, but a quiet couple of years have leaders rethinking what the future should look like. Local business owners weigh in on closing Gay Street permanently and the Business Improvement District looks to explore new events. Residents share (some pretty amazing) ideas. Plus, holiday activities are on in full force. Who's ready? Let's catch up.

West Chester Weekly News Roundup: Nov. 19, 2021

It's official. Your cost to live here just went up and no, this time it's not inflation. It's another tax increase. Also, the Borough backs away from getting financial advice from residents. While the Financial Ad Hoc Committee was credited with some innovative ideas, it was ended just as they turned up a suspicious $2.7 million withdrawal from the Wastewater treatment plant. Plus, the latest details on West Chester's new hotel.

West Chester Weekly News Roundup: Nov. 5, 2021

Oh man, what a week. Two West Chester police officers (and the borough) are being sued for using excessive force during a 2019 arrest outside of Barnaby's, the borough's curbside compost program ends before it can begin and Everhart Park has a new playground. Plus, is someone finally going to do something about the post office? And oh yea, we have a new mayor. Welcome to November. Let's catch up.