Browsing: Chester County

Parkesburg Today Is Back, I’m Moving On

OK Parkesburg and the greater Octorara community, I need your help. You have undoubtedly noticed I’ve been largely absent on these pages the last several months.  An intense atmosphere at work, pressing church duties and a


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Women’s Writing Circle Schedules Meeting

The Women’s Writing Circle meets 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 14 at Wellington Square Bookshop, 549 Wellington Square, in the Eagleview Town Center, Exton. All genres welcome and writers do not have to be published. Writers can


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In anticipation of primary election day on Tuesday, May 20th, Chester County has added a 2014 Election function to its recently launched mobile app ChescoCONNECT. The 2014 Election button takes users to a specially created page


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Chester County Survey Gets It Right This Time

Chester County wants your opinion, again. And this time they’re being a heck of a lot more polite about how they ask. Long-time readers of Parkesburg Today will remember one survey last year where County officials


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Coatesville Firm Will Assemble New Presidential Helicopter Fleet

The Wall Street Journal announced yesterday that the next fleet of “Marine One” presidential helicopters will be assembled in Coatesville. The $1.24 Billion dollar contract calls for the Sikorsky Aircraft, a world leader in helicopter design, manufacture,


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Chester County 2020 Will Honor Retiring Congressman, Former County Planning Director


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County’s Register Of Wills Now Making House Calls

For Chester County residents in need of assistance from the county’s Register of Wills office, county employees are now traveling to meet citizens. Register of Wills Terri Clark instituted the policy to better serve the public.


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Conservancy Group Urges Participation In Route 41 Survey

This message  from Safety, Agriculture, Villages & Environments (S.A.V.E.), a Kennett Square group of concerned area residents dedicated to developing a safer Route 41 while protecting the area’s scenic pastures and farmlands, arrived in my Inbox


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County Approves Zero Tax Increase Budget

The Chester County Commissioners unanimously approved the 2014 budget today, that results in a zero tax increase for county residents. “This budget reflects Chester County’s commitment to provide the best services at the lowest cost to


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County Commissioner Terence Farrell Speak Out On Coatesville Texting Scandal

I have intentionally refrained from writing about the resignation of Coatesville’s Superintendent or Athletic Director following the exchange of racially charged texts in August.  I was incensed two Sundays ago as I read the transcript of


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