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JUNE 23, 2020

    Read all about it!

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APRIL 24, 2020

  • The Pandemic: 
    Current Status from the Governor's Office
    When Will we Reopen? 
    How To Help Now


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MARCH 24, 2020

  • Governor Wolf's Stay-At-Home Order: What it Means to You


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MARCH 13-22, 2020

  • State of Emergency Declarations


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MARCH 12, 2020

  • Coronavirus Pandemic Update


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MARCH 7, 2020

  • Special Edition — Novel Coronavirus: Need to Know


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  • Zukin Realty Files Land Development Plan for Hotel

  • Is Our Tap Water Safe?

  • Police Chief Scott Bohn Retiring From WCPD.


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  • Ride Share Pick Up/Drop Off Locations Now in Town!

  • Fireworks in the Borough?

  • Borough Strengthens Tree Program.


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JULY 14, 2019

  • Come to the Plastic Bag/Straw Ban Hearing July 17 at 6:30pm

  • Melton Center Secures Development Funding

  • Have You Seen Mud Row?

  • Clean & Green West Chester Continues!


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FEBRUARY 1, 2019

  • Ward-by-Ward Town Halls!

  • Final Barclay Fire Report Issued

  • What's Next for the New Borough Flag


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November 20, 2018

  • What You Need to Know About Snow Emergencies

  • Do You Live Along a Snow Emergency Route? Sign Up for Notifications!

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November 12, 2018

  • Melton Center Board Plans Workforce Housing Development.

  • Important Public Meetings! Proposed Tax Increase & 2019 Budget.

  • More Items of Interest on Borough Council's November Agenda.

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September 22, 2018

  • Borough Council considers earned income tax increase

  • Police as partners: When and how to call

  • WCPD to wear body cameras

  • Help for those affected by opioid addiction: The Mayor's Opioid Action Task Force 2nd free panel discussion, "Addiction & The Brain"

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June 11, 2018

  • Introducing The Mayor's Opioid Action Task Force

  • $ More the Borough's finances $

  • What you need to know: Important items coming up at the June Borough Council meetings

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June 3, 2018

  • Construction Carnivale

  • $ State of the Borough's finances $

  • Results of the events survey

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April 1, 2018

  • Meet our volunteer firefighters

  • Remember to take my events survey!

  • You are invited to the April 14th Barclay Fire Remembrance & Commemoration

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March 18, 2018

Think spring! Here's what's in the news: 

  • Stormwater projects around town

  • Melton Center Board takes a step toward the future

  • What do you think of events in our town? Take my survey!

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February 19, 2018

Even these guys want to be in the know! Here are the hot topics on the Borough Council meeting agendas this week: 

  • Proposed zoning ordinance amendment / Plaza Plan

  • New public art project on High Street

  • Snow shoveling citations

  • WCU pedestrian mall on S. Church Street?

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November 20, 2017

  • The Barclay tragedy is on all of our minds ... I will keep you updated as information comes in. 

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November 6, 2017

  • Welcome to this special edition, which is dedicated to the election. 

  • Please vote tomorrow, Tuesday Nov. 7! 

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October 31, 2017

  • About medical marijuana in the Borough and saving the historic tax credit.

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October 9, 2017

  • All about clean streets and the Stream Protection Fee. 

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September 12, 2017

  • Development at the corner of Gay & Church Streets. 

  • A resolution to go 100% renewable in the Borough!

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August 19, 2017

  • airbnb

  • The Arts! 

  • Parking

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July 31, 2017

  • The parking issue

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