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Borough of West Chester's Current Events

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

Mar 24

Watershed-Friendly Property Certification Program

Posted on March 24, 2021 at 2:20 PM by William Mann

Is your property watershed-friendly? Join the Watershed-Friendly Property Certification Program to learn how to follow a few simple guidelines to manage your property in a way that protects our streams and rivers. We will also discuss how you can apply to have your property officially certified in the Watershed Friendly Property Program, a collaboration between the Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward Program and the Nurture Nature Center.

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Mar 19

West Chester Community Cleanup

Posted on March 19, 2021 at 12:28 PM by William Mann

The 2021 West Chester Community Cleanup is a fun, safe way to get out and make a positive impact in our community!

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Mar 19

Easter Egg Scramble

Posted on March 19, 2021 at 12:03 PM by William Mann

West Chester Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a Drive Thru Egg Scramble on April 3rd from 11am-1pm at the West Chester Municipal Building parking lot (rear).  This activity is contactless and adheres to all COVID guidelines.   

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Mar 19

The West Chester Borough supports our Local Businesses and Main Street

Posted on March 19, 2021 at 12:00 PM by William Mann

With the success of last year’s Gay Street Closure, the Borough Manager’s office and the West Chester Business Improvement District, are pleased to announce Borough Council has approved an application to PennDOT to close four blocks of Gay Street from May 1, 2021 to August 29, 2021, allowing our businesses to operate in the public right of way.   The Borough Council will consider extensions beyond the August 29, 2021 end-date and will discuss further extensions at upcoming Borough Council meetings.   

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Feb 23

New Faces in the Borough of West Chester Staff

Posted on February 23, 2021 at 11:24 AM by William Mann

The Borough of West Chester welcomes six new employees to our staff.  Please read below to learn a little about each one.

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Jan 19

New Sewer Rate Takes Place February 1, 2021

Posted on January 19, 2021 at 3:55 PM by William Mann

The new sewer rate takes place on February 1, 2020.

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Dec 30

Notify Me to Be Retired as We Move to ReadyChesco

Posted on December 30, 2020 at 9:22 AM by William Mann

Effective January 25, 2021 we will be retiring our Notify Me service and moving over to Chester County's ReadyChesco notification service. The reason for this move is to simplify the notification & outreach services for our community.

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Nov 18

South High Street Corridor Plan

Posted on November 18, 2020 at 10:49 AM by William Mann

Borough Council approves the resolution accepting the "South High Street Corridor Plan.

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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 10


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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