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West Chester approves full-day kindergarten to start in 2017-18

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WEST GOSHEN >> Superintendent Jim Scanlon said voting to implement full-day kindergarten in the West Chester Area School District was the most important decision in his seven years. After Tuesday night’s school board meeting approved the implementation to begin in 2017-18 with an 8-1 vote, Scanlon, the board and the district will now leave a […]

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West Chester Borough works to make public information more accessible

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WEST CHESTER >> Sunshine Week ended last Saturday, and the borough has already made some improvements to its website in an effort to make public information more accessible. In honor of Sunshine Week, which is “a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information,” according to www.sunshineweek.org, […]

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Selling a home in West Chester PA

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West Chester Pennsylvania is a uniquely varied place to live. Whether you are interested in walking the culture packed streets of the borough or indulging in world-class dining or savoring a simpler, suburban setting nearby, West Chester can answer the call. A desirable lifestyle, partnered with a thriving business community and award-winning schools, West Chester appeals […]

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January 2016 Chester County Real Estate Statistics

Information about the Chester County PA Real Estate Market

Real Estate Market Performance January 2015 to January 2016 Statistics include only Residential Sales. Commercial Sales and Rentals not included. Chester County # of Sales- ↑14% Sales Volume- ↑9.4% Average Sales Price- ↓4.1% Average Property Marketing Period- ↓13.5%5 Downingtown # of Sales- ↓32% Sales Volume- ↓36.3% Average Sales Price- ↓6.3% Average Property Marketing Period- ↓47.6% West Chester # of […]

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West Chester East student coordinates donation drive

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Johnny Wansink is an eleventh-grade student at West Chester East High School, and he recently helped make the time hundreds of children spend at the hospital a little brighter. Through the coordination of a donation drive he created, every patient at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children received a stuffed animal over the holidays. Read […]

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2015 Chester County Cities Real Estate Statistics

Real Estate Market Performance 2014 to 2015 Statistics include only Residential Sales. Commercial Sales and Rentals not included. Downingtown # of Sales- ↑14.4% Sales Volume- ↑14.6% Average Sales Price- ↑0.1% Average Property Marketing Period- ↑2.8% More Details West Chester # of Sales- ↓1.7% Sales Volume- ↓1.1% Average Sales Price- ↑0.6% Average Property Marketing Period- ↑1.5% More Details Malvern # of Sales- ↑1.2% […]

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