Coronavirus has not hit its peak, the Borough of West Chester is nearly out of money, and I am nearly out of my COVID-19 wine stash, but we say hello to a new chief of police, furloughed employees get their benefits back and good news for the Everhart Park playground project. This week has some good to go with your bad as self-isolation rages on.
Need a little good news for a change? Check out all these cool ways people around West Chester are supporting each other during these unusual times.
Latest on COVID-19 including: the first week of online learning, a new batch of tests for Chester Hospital – calling it a “game changer” – and WCU extends its closure of in-person classes through the summer. Plus, how to give back and Levante gives us a reason to celebrate. It’s not all cloudy (or cumbersome.) Let’s get started.
In response to COVID-19 all non-essential businesses have been ordered closed by the state, but that’s not keeping local businesses from helping you stay sane during the next couple of weeks. Here’s a quick recap of who’s open, who’s not, and who’s offering what.
Not only is the spring air likely to bring a sea of daffodils to the Borough, it’s also promising a fresh crop of new restaurants. See who’s coming to town this year.
Get ready for spring with a new ice cream shop and an oyster bar (!), the Borough gets into the buy or lease debate, and finally something for all those fur-babies. Plus are sewer rates going up? And why living in West Chester could extend your life. Grab your beads. This one’s doozy.
The latest updates on the Borough Summer Camp program including when to register and the former home of Steak-Umm, steak slices, has a new owner. Plus, Super Bowl Sunday. Grab your wings and let’s get started.
We get our first look at Everhart’s new playground and answer the burning question, will it have a zipline? Plus, Chester County Hospital’s new patient tower opens Monday, a change to the Library’s regularly scheduled hours, pretty snow pics and the best burger in West Chester. Pull up a seat and let’s get started.
We have our first look at the fountain at 44 West, and let’s just say it doesn’t disappoint. Plus, first look at the Melton Center project, two more downtown businesses say goodbye and County Health Reports are out for December. Holiday is over, people. Let’s get to it.
West Chester borough receives plans for a new hotel, the school district gets into the life skills business, and we say goodbye to a pub that just couldn’t hold on for the new year. Plus, Everhart Park wants your thoughts on their new playground. The 2020s are here. Grab that leftover champagne and let’s dive in.