A popular downtown restaurant is forced to close after a COVID positive, the Mayor’s state of emergency order stands but is modified, and we get a look at policing in the Borough. Plus, elementary students finally see their classrooms and it’s WCU homecoming. Whatever that means this year. Grab your purple and gold and avoid Walnut Street. Who’s ready? Let’s go.
Good news, West Chester! It looks like the proposed tax increase will go down again. Borough finance teams have been hard at work, and they have a new number for you. See where we are now. Plus, the Business Improvement District is looking for another five years, we get an update on the Borough’s parking situation – and there’s a new pizza place for you to try! Let’s get started.
This week we are talking people behaving badly. High Street Caffe is open again after actions by its owner led to a mass staff exodus earlier this summer. Also, drilling on the Mariner East 2 pipeline is halted as crews work to assess the damage of a fluid spill. Plus, Kooma’s expanding, and where West Chester falls among the best places to live in PA. #1 in my book, not in theirs. Grab a late August lemonade – spiked if you’re associated with High Street Caffe – and let’s do this.
West Chester University closes – again. While West Chester Area School District outlines its plan for a fall return, WCU announces a return to remote learning. Plus, West Chester Borough backs away from its plastic ban and a first look at how the 44 West pavilion is shaping up. It’s pretty. Who’s ready to get started?
It’s officially summer. We’re officially in the green and this is officially one loaded issue. The latest updates on the Gay Street closure, Borough budget crisis leads to project cuts and are we going to be saying goodbye to the Mayor? Plus, where to get a summer slushie and get those library books back, fines resume Monday!
Could it be happening? A new entertainment complex that tailors to both adults and kids? Plus, changes to garage fees, Borough Council looks to add a discrimination policy, and what’s planned for the old Yale Electric Lighting building. Ok, it’s time. Grab that pumpkin spice latte and let’s get going,
Action is heating up downtown with several exciting new businesses announcing their impending arrival, and dare I say it, construction coming to end on Gay Street. Plus, rideshare rules go into effect and why football Rustin is giving up its home games. It’s good to be back. Let’s get started.
Break out the welcome mat. Governor Wolf makes a visit and weighs in on West Chester’s plastic ban while, downtown gets ready to host its pinnacle summer event. Plus, the street tree fund is out of money and a list of road closures for Saturday. Grab one of those bike race beers and let’s get started.
This week – progress updates on 44 West, more road detours and what you need to know about an attempted kidnapping in the Borough. Plus, some good beer news, new honors for West Chester high schools and the French bakery is coming back! Who’s ready to begin?
Hot, hot, heated week. West Chester passed a plastic ban to mixed emotions and possible legal action, Teva-expands its West Chester presence and a big win for affordable housing. Plus, the Turk’s Head Music festival. Ready? Let’s get started.