Letter: Avondale can’t afford Borough Hall upgrades

To The Editor, At a recent Avondale Borough council meeting, I learned that some council members are moving forward with a proposal to renovate and add on to the borough building. As a taxpaying resident of the borough, I am in disagreement with this decision and wish to make other borough residents aware of the situation and how Avondale Borough’s money is being spent.

State Police: Shots needed to stop suspected drunk driver

Brian Touchton The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and the Pennsylvania State Police announced that there was a trooper-involved shooting in Avondale, Pennsylvania at approximately 11:30 p.m. on May 23, 2018. Three Troopers discharged their weapons, authorities said. Nobody was struck or injured in the shooting.  At 11:21 p.m., the State Police  received a call for an erratic driver...

Insightful look at county’s Civil War heritage

Historical Society exhibit highlights artifacts and stories behind them By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Jeff Stafford (left) and Richard Neff greeted visitors at the opening Thursday night of “On the Edge of Battle: Chester County and the Civil War” at the Chester County Historical Society in West Chester. Setting the tone for the Chester County Historical Society on Thursday...

Decade-long investment in county’s urban-centers celebrated

Kennett Square gets additional $3 million for Gateway Project By Kathleen Brady Shea Managing Editor, CoatesvilleTimes.com Flanked by the county commissioners - Kathi Cozzone (from left), Ryan A. Costello and Terence Farrell - Kennett Square Manager Brant Kucera displays the borough's $676,000 grant award. The fact that a large portion of more than $48 million in county funds went underground did...