Barclay Grounds: The Picnic Park

Barclay Grounds Vibe: A rather short squat park with lots of large trees, West Chester’s newest park, the Barclay Grounds was officially and forever saved from development roughly two years ago when the land was purchased and put into a permanent trust. This was thanks in large part to several members of the community that Continue reading Barclay Grounds: The Picnic Park

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