Township Volunteers Needed

West Goshen Township is looking for resident volunteers for the Planning Commission and Historical Commission. If you are interested, please forward a letter of interest and a resume to or you may drop off both items to the attention of Casey LaLonde, Township Manager. If you have any questions regarding volunteer opportunities, please also […]

About the West Goshen Planning Commission

The West Goshen Planning Commission is a group of township volunteers who are a recommending body to the Township Board of Supervisors. The group works in conjunction with the township staff, township engineer and the Board of Supervisors to review land development projects within West Goshen Township. Land development and conditional use applications are usually […]

Plastic Bag Liners – Recycling Toters

Do not use plastic bag liners in recycling toters The Township’s waste & recycling contractor has reported that some residents are using plastic bag liners secured with rubber bands in their recycling bins.  Please refrain from using plastic bag liners in your recycling bin, as the plastic bags and rubber bands can become dislodged and […]

Free Electronics Recycling and Shred Event

Date: Saturday November 3, 2019 Time: 9am-12pm Location: West Goshen Township Municipal Complex, 1025 Paoli Pike Document Shredding:  Shred Events are for paper shredding only. All material is 100% recycled and we maintain a 0% landfill policy. Wiggins Shredding will let you watch the shredding take place on their TV monitor in the truck. The […]

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The Chester County Recycling Coordinator, Nancy Fromnick, announced the fifth Chester County Household Hazardous Waste Collection event for 2019. Residents from Chester County municipalities may participate on Saturday, September 7 at the Oxford School District Administration Building, 125 Bell Tower Lane, Oxford, PA 19363. Proof of residency may be required. This event is for Chester, […]

Neighborhood University Enrollment Open

  Educating citizens about local government Neighborhood University of Greater West Chester is a free program offered by the West Chester Area Council of Governments (see WCACOG map) to educate citizens about local government and increase awareness of available municipal services and resources. Our goal is to help citizens become more effective advocates for their community, […]

Sunoco Mariner East Loud Boom Update

Updated 8/20/2019 The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has opened an investigation into the Sunoco pump station incident from August 5th. The Daily Local News 8/20/2019 PUC article   On Monday, August 5th, shortly after 8:00 PM, West Goshen Police responded to several 911 calls regarding a loud “boom” in the area of  Sunoco Pump Station […]

Road Rules: Bus Safety Tips

Each day in Pennsylvania, school buses carry 1,500,000 children to and from school, transporting them more than 400,000,000 miles each year. Every year, children are needlessly injured or killed by drivers passing stopped school buses, and 1,000 motorists have their licenses suspended, receive five points on their driving records, and face $250 fines for failing […]

Greening West Goshen: Pool Closing Safety Tips

The end of summer also usually means the end of swimming season for families with backyard pools. In the northeast, many pool owners partly or entirely drain their pools to reduce maintenance and potential damage from freezing during winter. Pool water, however, has high levels of chemicals, particularly chlorine, that may be harmful to wildlife […]

West Goshen Police Department Gumshoe Camp

On June 24th the West Goshen Police Department conducted their first ever Junior Gumshoes Camp! The camp was offered as a trial to 22 fourth grade students from Fern Hill Elementary School. In this immersive camp experience, students were introduced to an age appropriate mock “crime scene”. Students were instructed on how to collect and […]