Last year, Dr. Krupa Daniel began a standoff with the Borough of West Chester that has now taken up nearly two years of her life. It all began after she tried to list an apartment in her multi-unit home as a short-term rental.
After weeks of “by right” presentations by builders that all but guarantee the construction of 500 new apartment units over the next two years, West Chester Borough Council moved this week on two ordinances that, intentionally or not, return some autonomy to the homeowner.
While West Chester gets ready for a big local election cycle, West Chester Area School District releases its preliminary 2021-22 budget and spoiler alert - it looks like another tax increase is in our future. Plus, what it's like to rent in West Chester and exactly how many people do it - I was shocked - and a new public arts program looks to bring music to your Sundays. Mid-May. Can you believe it? No, but here we are.