Borough financials take another hit, West Chester Area School District finally gets some good news (and some money) and the town pulls together to do some serious fundraising for local food banks. While, coronavirus deaths in the Borough increase five fold, reminding us all we are still very much in this.
At the beginning of 2019, the West Chester Area Council of Governments came together to take a stand on climate change. They hired a consulting firm to study the area’s energy mix and make a recommendation on how to move the area toward renewable energy. We now have our first look at that report.
We get our first look at the school redistricting plan. In all over 1000 West Chester Area School District students will be affected. Plus, West Chester’s path to 100 percent renewable energy and the list of West Chester priests “credibly accused” of sexual assault. You may want to sit down for this one.
How would you fix High Street? West Chester wants to know. Plus, West Chester Area School District’s plan to save millions, downtown celebrates a first, and West Chester’s best bars, for real this time. Grab a drink and let’s get going.
Major changes to West Chester’s Summer Camp program, Barre3 finally opens, Dia Doce heads to the KoP mall and is it the end of free EV charging? Plus, new details on what exactly a delayed high school start time might look like. Borough’s been busy this week. Let’s get started.
Power outages, police chases, holiday drama – it’s been quite a week. Plus, West Chester says goodbye to a local legend and the results are in on the Chester County Historical Society’s campaign for a new roof. Ready? Let’s go.
Have you ever felt so strongly about something that waiting, seems like a mistake? That is what Gillian Alicea was feeling this summer when she decided to launch a write-in campaign for the Borough Council’s 6th Ward.
Happy October. Fall activities are everywhere. West Chester Co-op is presented an opportunity for a grocery that just may be too good to pass up. Plus, West Chester’s new signage program, the latest area crime data, and seven school cafeterias were visited by the health inspector last month. See how they fared.
I’m not going to lie, this week has been kind of ugly. There’s been armed-robberies and racial comments, resignations and more street closures. However, West Chester’s trees got some good news, more improvements are on their way to downtown and school starts Monday, so it’s not all bad. Let’s see what’s happened.
In order to protect the urban canopy, West Chester wants to change the Borough Code. While, it’s asking property-owners to help out, this time it’s proposing kicking in a little too. An important read, if you have trees.