Wolf visits Coatesville redevelopment projects

Gov. Tom Wolf, pictured with James DePetris, CEO of DEPG Associates (left) and City Council member Ed Simpson (right), greeted residents at Fuel City Cafe as he visited Coatesville Friday to tour the revitalization project that is now underway in the city. By Lauren Parker, News Editor, The Times  COATESVILLE – Gov. Tom Wolf paid a surprise visit to the city Friday afternoon to observe the revitalization...

Coatesville redevelopment kicks off — for real

By Mike McGann, Editor, the Times DEPG CEO Jim DePetris and a bevy of state, county and local officials celebrate a ceremonial start to demolition for the Coatesville Gateway project, Tuesday. COATESVILLE — For nearly a generation, plans to begin to revitalize the city have appeared on the horizon, only to disappear like a distant mirage, leaving city residents thirsty, time and again, for real progress....

Three projects seen as benefitting Coatesville

New hotel, velodrome and new train station pointed to as signs of progress By Stephanie Weaver, Correspondent, CoatesvilleTimes.com This Marriot Courtyard Hotel is slated to begin construction in January, 2011, with a planned opening in the spring of 2012. It is one of a number of projects expected to spark economic activity in the city and surrounding area. COATESVILLE — City residents will soon...