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A digital newsletter chronicling what is happening in the Borough of West Chester

Aug 26

Tractor Donantion

Posted on August 26, 2020 at 11:14 AM by William Mann

The accolades were flowing at the August 18, 2020 Borough Council Meeting.   Councilperson Bernie Flynn received a gratitude of thanks from Borough Council President Michael Galey and Vice-President Don Braceland for his generous donation of the pictured tractor for use at the Greenfield Sports Complex.

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Aug 24

Public Arts Commission Brightens Up Gay Street Market

Posted on August 24, 2020 at 8:38 AM by William Mann

The security need for concrete barriers within the Gay Street Open-Air Marketplace presented a unique opportunity for public art, and the Public Arts Commission (PAC) was asked to develop a plan. 

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Aug 20

Gay Street Closure

Posted on August 20, 2020 at 3:26 PM by William Mann

West Chester Borough has transformed Gay Street from N. Matlack Street to Darlington Street into an Open-Air Market for all to enjoy outdoor dining and shopping.

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Aug 20

The Future of Gay Street

Posted on August 20, 2020 at 2:34 PM by William Mann

In August 2020 the Borough Council directed the Borough Manager to contact PennDOT regarding changing Gay Street from a state road, which it is currently classified to locally controlled. 

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Aug 20

Help Us Help You

Posted on August 20, 2020 at 2:27 PM by William Mann

Did you know that we have a "Request Tracker" service on on website. With Request Tracker you can report problems such as potholes, trash violations, low hanging wires and more directly to the correct department. When you do this we receive an email ALERT and will work on the problem - and notify you of the service status as we work to address the problem. 

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Aug 20

Do Not Let Census 2020 Pass By Without Being Counted

Posted on August 20, 2020 at 2:04 PM by William Mann

Although 2020 census will be a significant record for your future family, it also provides immediate benefits. The 2020 census gives officials and businesses an accurate idea of the lay of the land and needs of the people.

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Aug 10

NON-FLUSHABLE ITEMS CAUSE PROBLEMS IN SEWER SYSTEMS

Posted on August 10, 2020 at 10:58 AM by William Mann

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is encouraging all Pennsylvanians to only flush toilet paper and hu? man waste, not disinfecting wipes or other non-flushable items that should be disposed of in the trash. Sewage treatment facilities have been dealing with an increase in non-flushable materials that clog filters and equipment since the beginning of the stay-at-home orders in March.

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