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.

Kennett Sq. Council to vote on resolution condemning Trump over racial comments

KENNETT SQUARE — The Kennett Square Borough Council will take up a resolution, Tuesday night, to condemn President Donald Trump for racially inflammatory comments. The meeting, at Monroe Nute Room of the Kennett Volunteer Fire Building, starts at 7 p.m. The resolution reads as follows:

In defense of a good man who made a mistake: Bill Scott

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times There are things that make you shake your head, others that prompt a facepalm and a last category that leaves you saying “what the hell?” or words to that effect. Put the idiocy going on in West Chester right now in the latter category. For those of you who missed it, long-time Borough Council Member Bill Scott used the word “negro” in a discussion with an...

Apartments, retail proposed as part of D-Town parking garage bid

Union Place proposed for East Lancaster Avenue By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times An architectual rendering of the proposed Union Place development in Downingtown on East Lancaster Avenue. The development would include 81 public parking spaces, 72 apartments and four retail locations. DOWNINGTOWN — The borough’s request for bids to build a parking garage for additional downtown parking for the...

And…right back into campaign season

No rest for the weary, as Election 2014 kicks into high gear, already By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Now that we’ve gotten that pesky election out of the way, it’s time for the campaign to get started. Think I’m kidding? Then why is Gov. Tom Corbett in the county today, kicking off his 2014 campaign? And why has the jostling for state legislative and congressional seats already begun? Traditionally,...

Few shakeups in county on Primary day

A handful of incumbents bounced at municipal level; county slates set By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Tuesday’s Primary election largely set up this November’s election slate — although in a handful of municipal races, incumbent supervisor candidates were knocked off their party’s ballot. Turnout for the election was very light: just 10.45% of voters registered as Republican or Democrat turned...