West Chester Weekly News Roundup

Hey, we've made it two weeks! COVID surges. Latest numbers, new testing sites and how to get answers from the health department. Plus, PECO announces a second project downtown - where and how long it will last. Hint: probably the rest of the year. And congratulations to the 29(!) West Chester student athletes who will be playing at the next level. 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: Nov. 5, 2021

Oh man, what a week. Two West Chester police officers (and the borough) are being sued for using excessive force during a 2019 arrest outside of Barnaby's, the borough's curbside compost program ends before it can begin and Everhart Park has a new playground. Plus, is someone finally going to do something about the post office? And oh yea, we have a new mayor. Welcome to November. Let's catch up.  

West Chester Weekly News Roundup: Aug. 20, 2021

Let’s call this week the calm before the storm. West Chester University students return on Monday followed by what promises to be a contentious school board discussion on whether masks will be required when students return to class on August 30. We also get our first look at the preliminary land development plan for the new 142K sq. ft. Amazon warehouse and a start date for the Everhart Park playground project. Who's ready? Let's catch up.

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The Turks Head Music Festival is Back and Ready to Rock

Every summer, on and off, since 1970 West Chester has been hosting its very own music festival. The all day concert has the feel of the another area. Maybe it’s all the tie-dye and crochet-embellished clothing for sale or maybe it’s the concert’s organic beginnings - just a group of musicians and the friends that came to see them play - but there is something nostalgic about the whole production. After being forced to cancel last year due to COVID-19, Turks Head is back and ready to rock 50 (and 1) years after that first concert in the park.