After much back and forth, and months of delays by Borough Council, things got a little too close for comfort this week as leaders awaited the ok to close Gay Street as planned. They called in help to move the process through state bureaucracy, but in the end, it was not enough. The Gay Street Open-Air Market will return. It just won't be this week.
West Chester PD pledges to tackle road noise – a look at how they plan to do it. Plus, primary results and exactly how committed is West Chester to returning rail service – and by that I mean, I much of last year’s tax increase are we willing to spend? Still one week to go until Memorial Day, but boy does feel like summer. Grab a spritzer and let’s get started.
A 4/20 win for High Street, West Chester mayoral candidates share their visions for the future and Everhart park gets party-worthy news. Plus a West Chester super-group collaboration and the Borough is doubling its road paving efforts. Will your street be affected? I have the list. Whew. It's been a big week, let's unpack it.
This week we review Right to Know requests which reveal concerning trends in academic performance across the West Chester Area School District. Also, PECO will be digging up downtown roads beginning Monday, and do we have a solution to the Borough street light problem? It’s been quite a week. Let’s unpack it.
It’s Friday the 13th and the virus rages on. West Chester schools talk of a return to virtual, the Borough plans for a final vote on the property tax increase and downtown gets ready to welcome another four (!) new restaurants. Can we handle it? Who's ready? Let's get catch up.
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.