Applications are now being accepted for the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police department’s Citizens Police Academy. The next session begins September 6, 2016. This 12 week program gives citizens a better understanding of the operations of the Police Department. In addition, citizens will develop a greater awareness and appreciation of the challenges and decisions faced by Westtown-East Goshen Police Officers on a daily basis. For more information, please visit the WEGO website www.westtownpolice.org.
The Township is currently seeking to fill a vacancy on the Historical Commission. Their mission is to foster a community appreciation for the rich and varied history of the Township. If you wish to be considered, please contact Township Manager Rob Pingar (firstname.lastname@example.org) expressing your interest and any experience relevant to the Commission’s mission.
This free 10 week program offers the opportunity to learn about local government, tour public facilities, and better understand available municipal services and resources. Enrollment begins August 1st, and class size is limited. Classes start September 8. Sessions will be held on Thursdays from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in various locations throughout the Greater West Chester area. More information can be found at www.nugwc.org.
There is a Medication Return Collection Box in the lobby of the Westtown East Goshen (WEGO) Police Station, 1041 Wilmington Pike. Residents can safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription medication M-F from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
The Westtown East Goshen Police Department (WEGO) is now a “Safe Trade” location to conduct transactions made using online sites such as Craigslist. Click on the link below for more information and safety tips for online transactions:
To sign up for Chester County’s electronic notification system for emergency information go to http://www.readychesco.org.
The project fact sheet for the Sunoco Logistics Mariner East 2 Project can be found here: Mariner East Fact Sheet. Additional information including maps can be found at the Chester County Pipeline Information Center on the Chester County Planning Commission website: Chester County Pipeline Information Center.
2015 Police Commission meetings will be held on the 3rd Thursday of the month, at 5:30 PM, in the Police Administration Building located at 1041 Wilmington Pike, (behind the Township Building.)
Best Buy will accept computer peripherals and other electronics at no charge, up to three items per household per day. CRT televisions and monitors are accepted at Delaware and New Jersey locations for a fee of $25 per item.
The Police have seen an increase in theft by in home service providers (cleaning, home health care, home improvement), and urge residents to check references, secure valuables, and do not leave contractors unattended in your home.
The Red Cross is seeking local volunteers to help during disasters.For more information on specific volunteer opportunities available near you, please visit www.redcross.org or call 215-299-4000.