In 2016, the Borough of West Chester ended the year more than $2 million over budget. They borrowed from the Sewer Fund to pay the debt - more than six years later they have yet to pay it back. Now, it looks like they never will. What happened? Plus, get excited. A first look at the restaurant coming to the First National Bank on N. High Street. Who’s ready? Let’s catch up.
Stefanie Birl is the wildly popular local face painter but it is her ability to improvise while keeping her eye on what she loves - bringing joy through art - that brought her to the biggest job of her career. After 15 years she shares her secrets to success.
Parking in the borough can be seen as a glass half empty or a glass half full kind of thing. This week we are staying positive as we watch that glass fill back up (and to be clear by glass, I mean the borough's coffers). Plus, two big park reveals, WCU goes home, high school students finally get to eat lunch - and what exactly is Porchfest? I love this time of year. Who's ready? Let's catch up.
Heading to the polls on Tuesday? Here's a list of precautions in place to keep you safe including what to do if someone shows up with a gun. Plus, troubles at the Y, Halloween options and one bizarre arrest story. Pour yourself a pumpkin beer and let's get started.
Up on the side of the building at 119 East Market Street lines are drawn. Large angular shapes are now visible. Vote is sketched loud and proud. Soon color will be added. Downtown West Chester’s first mural, in who knows how long, is coming together.
It’s getting hot in here. As Governor Wolf restricts indoor dining, we get an update on West Chester’s plan to close Gay Street, West Chester Area School District dashes hopes for a full fall return, and Borough Council confronts a new student housing development. Ready? Let’s get started.