Street talk: Costello Defends Tax Vote & New Bus Route to NYC

News and views from the Borough. Here’s what we’re talking about this week: New Tax Code for the New Year. Despite protests by constituents the Republican tax bill passed both the House and Senate last week with support from all local Republican Congressmen. West Chester Rep. Ryan Costello defends his vote to the Daily Local. Continue reading Street talk: Costello Defends Tax Vote & New Bus Route to NYC

Where to Attend Christmas Services

Whether you’re a Sunday regular or here for the holidays, there’s nothing worse than scrambling last minute for the holiday service schedule. So we’ve pulled it together for you: Baptist: The Journey 200 S Church St, West Chester, PA 19382 Christmas Services: Christmas Eve, December 24, 10-11:30 a.m. Baptist Church-West Chester 221 S High St, Continue reading Where to Attend Christmas Services

Street Talk: New Apartments, Bomb Scares and Not-so-Homeless Students

What we’re talking about this week: Apartments planned for the old Daily Local property. Property developer, Toll Brothers is proposing a new seven-story, 325-unit apartment building on the roughly five acre lot on the corner of Bradford Ave. and Strausburg Rd. While, the project is technically in East Bradford, the project has a lot of Continue reading Street Talk: New Apartments, Bomb Scares and Not-so-Homeless Students

How to Be an Eco-Warrior in West Chester

Editor’s note, December 2018 update: The Sustainability Advisory Committee is seeking two new members starting in 2019. If you are interested in joining please contact Dana DiDomenico at ddidomenico@west-chester.com.  The Sustainability Advisory Committee sees a green future for the Borough If regulation rollbacks and climate deniers have you in a state of eco-frustration, there is Continue reading How to Be an Eco-Warrior in West Chester

Street Talk: Where to Pay Your Parking Tickets & Parade Gripes

Five things that have West Chester borough residents talking this week: Borough administration is moving.  Need to pay a parking ticket or request a building permit? You need to pay attention. All borough services will be relocated to the Spellman Building beginning December 20. Borough Hall and the police department are scheduled to undergo a Continue reading Street Talk: Where to Pay Your Parking Tickets & Parade Gripes

Street talk: The Whole Foods’ bar; Elections Tuesday

Hello, West Chester, Have any plans this weekend? My husband is taking the boys over to Highland Orchard for their Fall Food and Craft Beerfest while, I use the opportunity to peruse the growers market in peace. Should be a nice one – here are some topics to talk about over leaf piles or pumpkin Continue reading Street talk: The Whole Foods’ bar; Elections Tuesday