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Posted on: October 20, 2016

West Chester University ESL/Project Mexico Home Stay

Dear West Chester University Community,

ELS Educational Services, Inc., an independent contractor that works with West Chester University to provide ESL (English as a Second Language) instruction, is looking for interested families to home stay/host i...Read on...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

West Chester Among 2017 Great American Main Street Award Semi-Finalists


Last month "Main Street America" revealed the ten 2017 Great American Main Street Award (GAMSA) semi-finalists on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

“The Great American Main Street Award is the highest recognition given out by the National Mai...Read on...

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

WCU Ranks in as One of the Best College Towns in America


You won’t spend all your hours hitting the books, so why not find a great college town where you can head off campus and find tons of stuff to do? Maybe you’d love a vibrant downtown area where you spend weekends weaving in and out of local bookstores and...Read on...

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

Share Your Ideas About Policing


Dear Neighbors:

Please take a few moments to share your ideas about policing and safety in West Chester, and your experiences with the West Chester Police Department (WCPD).

Your input will be used to inform the future of the WCPD. This survey is b...Read on...

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Posted on: October 10, 2016

Veteran's Day Parade


The Parade starts at 2PM at B. Reed Henderson High School and concludes
at the Historic Chester County Courthouse with a service to honor our local
heroes. Parade route is along E. Gay St., West Chester, PA

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Posted on: October 10, 2016

Former Mayor Richard B. "Dick" Yoder Honoroed @ WCU


The legacy of former West Chester Mayor Richard B. “Dick” Yoder was honored at West Chester University’s Farrell Stadium with a special halftime event on Saturday during the Golden Rams’ football game against the Shippensburg Raiders. The event featured ...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Trick or Treat


Trick or Treat will be held in the Borough of West Chester on October 31st from 6PM to 8PM

Trick or Treat Safety Tips

- Young children should always go trick-or-treating with an adult
- Never trick-or-treat alone. Have at least 2 buddies go with y...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Halloween Parade


Starting Point - On Market Street Between Church and Darlington Streets

Marching Band Performances by - West Chester East, Henderson and Rustin High Schools and West Chester University

Cheerleading Performances by - Bishop Shanahan, West Chester Eas...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Safety Walk @ WCU

There is a Safety Walk on October 22 duringthe WCU Homecoming between the hours of noon and 5pm in our off campus neighborhoods. This is to provide a positive presence during the day by University and Borough representatives to encourage safe and respon...Read on...

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

West Chester Parks and Recreation Fall Activity Guide


View our Fall Activity Guide to find out about our upcoming events, bus trips, children and adult programs, classes and activities, and much more!

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

West Chester Mobile


Be sure to download our mobile app, "West Chester Mobile".

With "West Chester Mobile" you can sign up for alerts, news flashes, check our event & meeting calendar and access documents. You can even report service issues to our s...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2016

Borough Partners with PA Licensed Beverage & Tavern Association to Achieve 100% RAMP Certification f

Borough Partners with PA Licensed Beverage & Tavern Association to Achieve 100% RAMP Certification for Borough Bars and Restaurants

West Chester, Pennsylvania [August 10th, 2016]:

The Borough of West Chester (“Borough”) has moved another step c...Read on...

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Posted on: February 19, 2016

Parking Permit Information Alert

There will be a moratorium on altering the Permit Parking areas during the Master Parking Plan process. This process may last up to 18 months.