Troop 6 Scouts build compost bins for Coatesville Community Garden

Senthil Vel and Boy Scouts and volunteers from Troop 6 in front of the compost pens at the Coatesville Community Garden. COATESVILLE — On April 7, Senthil Vel, an Eagle Scout from Troop 6 in West Chester led the project to build two sets of 3-bin composters in the Coatesville Community Garden located at 3rd Avenue and Lincoln Highway. More than 200 hours were spent by volunteers from Troop 6, Chester...

Landlords claim city increased fees while decreasing services

Group feels city created gratuitous fees; Council says they must cover costs By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times COATESVILLE – A group of landlords voiced grievances about City Council’s electrical, plumbing, and rental fee increases at Monday night’s City Council meeting. With some more than doubling this past January, the landlords also believe that services have decreased. “The primary...