What Happens When the County Sprays for Mosquitoes?

After weeks of elevated mosquito levels and more confirmed West Nile Virus positives, the Chester County Health Department has scheduled a spray to take place on Thursday August 16 from 8 pm to 11:30 pm. For the latest on the current spray including maps – go here. The County considers spraying an action of last Continue reading What Happens When the County Sprays for Mosquitoes?

How to Pay a Parking Ticket on the New Borough Website

In honor of the new Borough website, I’ve decided to test the functionality and ease of navigation by attempting to pay a parking ticket. (This is not an entirely altruistic endeavor.) Actually on first glance the new site looks much like the old site – the image is a little larger but traffic alerts are Continue reading How to Pay a Parking Ticket on the New Borough Website

Lights Out, West Chester

Should the Borough consider a lighting ordinance? Have you ever thought about night skies in the Borough? Maybe if you are an amateur astrologer you’ve assessed (or cursed) the lighting.  More likely you’ve noticed how dark the streets can seem when you’re walking home alone at night. Or how invasive your neighbor’s oversensitive motion-sensor floodlight Continue reading Lights Out, West Chester

Spring Paving and Other Things Affecting Your Commute

The Borough has released its spring to do list. It’s got a few paving projects planned, a fairly substantial gas line replacement project, and yard waste collection begins again. Here’s what you need to know: Gas Line Improvements The gas line replacement project is actually a PECO project and will take place across roads, sidewalks, Continue reading Spring Paving and Other Things Affecting Your Commute