West Chester Weekly News Roundup

Happy Friday! Are we finally seeing a light at the end of the tunnel of January? Downtown West Chester is hoping you'll be ready to celebrate next month at brand new West Chester Restaurant Week. Plus, is West Chester's emergency care system in crisis mode? Two popular West Chester restaurants receive good news while two others are forced to close (for now.) It's always interesting. Who's ready? Let's catch up.

Goodbye 2021: 26 People, Places and West Chester Things We Will Miss (Mostly)

2021 was in many ways marked by things that never were: a curbside composting program; an Amazon warehouse, a return of rail - a return to normal. We said goodbye to local leaders in education, government and sports. And of course, there were the closures. So, here you go. A look at the good and the bad, the people, places and things gone by this year.

West Chester Weekly News Roundup: Dec 17, 2021

After years of no cost pickups, Borough Council voted this week to install a fee for some bulk trash items. Plus, West Chester police outlines its plans for the next three years expect more focus on diverse communities and a continued crack down on nuisance crimes such as noise violations, the Borough's plastic ban goes into effect, dominating sports prowess and last minute gift ideas! We're ending this year on a tear. Who's ready? Let's catch up.

West Chester Weekly News Roundup: Dec. 3, 2021

Small businesses are critical to the structure of the borough, but a quiet couple of years have leaders rethinking what the future should look like. Local business owners weigh in on closing Gay Street permanently and the Business Improvement District looks to explore new events. Residents share (some pretty amazing) ideas. Plus, holiday activities are on in full force. Who's ready? Let's catch up.

West Chester Weekly News Roundup: Nov. 19, 2021

It's official. Your cost to live here just went up and no, this time it's not inflation. It's another tax increase. Also, the Borough backs away from getting financial advice from residents. While the Financial Ad Hoc Committee was credited with some innovative ideas, it was ended just as they turned up a suspicious $2.7 million withdrawal from the Wastewater treatment plant. Plus, the latest details on West Chester's new hotel.

When the World Gives You a Dog with Allergies. You Make Dog Treats.

West Chester resident Ashley Quin’s German Australian Shepherd was allergic to everything. “I had to stop giving him dog food and treats all together and start making him grilled chicken and rice from scratch.” All that time in the kitchen led to a revelation: what if there was a dog treat made from ingredients owners could easily identify? This is how Ashley turned a hassle into a business opportunity.