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.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Westtown School to Close Westtown Road in Chester County for Bridge Replacement
King of Prussia, PA – Westtown School is schedule to close Westtown Road between Oak Lane and Westtown Way in Westtown Township, Chester County, on Monday, June 13, through late July, for bridge replacement, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced.
During construction, Westtown Road through traffic will be detoured over Route 926 (Street Road) and U.S. 202. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area.
Westtown School will complete the work under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit.
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 770 traffic cameras.
511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.
MEDIA CONTACT: Brad Rudolph, 610-205-6798
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.