Robert B. Little, a longtime West Goshen Resident who served as a Township Supervisor, passed away on August 29, 2020 at the age of 78. A Philadelphia native, Little moved to West Goshen Township after serving in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He involved himself in numerous organizations in his adopted hometown, […]
As weather changes, so do the road conditions. The autumn leaves are a staple of the season and can create hazardous conditions on the roadway. When leaves accumulate on the roadway and become wet, they can get extremely slippery, making the driving conditions similar to driving on ice. In addition to reducing the car’s traction […]
The Matlack House Traveling around the township of West Goshen, it is sometimes difficult to locate historic homes and buildings. Over the years, many cherished structures rich in local history have been demolished to make room for the future. It is always sad to watch historic homes transform into piles of rubble. Although it may […]
Stormwater Update The Township is completing a stormwater project this week to repair an existing 134’ long corrugated metal pipe (CMP) that carries a stream under Knollwood Drive. The existing pipe is very large with an oblong diameter of 78” by 120”. Knollwood Drive is a residential subdivision containing 30 single-family homes. Most importantly, the […]
The Township has installed the first of two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. The first station is located at 1025 Paoli Pike, in front of the West Goshen Township complex’s Public Works Department building. The second station is to be located at Community Park, 1023 Fern Hill Road and will be open soon. Both charging […]
The West Goshen Township Sewer Authority was recently awarded two grants in the amount of $910,896 for wastewater system upgrades. The grants were awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED). The first grant is for $500,000 from the H2O PA-Water Supply, Sewer & Stormwater program for the Priority Interceptor Rehabilitation Project. […]
The Chester County Planning Commission has published their 2020 Chester County Farm Products Guide.
Township safety consultant Accufacts has produced the following Final Report on the Mariner II Pipeline Project. The Township Board of Supervisors submitted various questions based on the Final Report to Accufacts. Those questions and the responses from Accufacts may be found below.
August and September bring more than the end of the summer. These months mean watery eyes, sniffling, and other allergic reactions to airborne ragweed pollen during what is traditionally the hay fever season in Pennsylvania. If misery loves company, then hay-fever sufferers should never have to be alone. WHICH PLANTS CAUSE ALLERGIES? Insect-pollinated plants have […]
Police Department Promotion and New Officer: On Friday July 31, 2020, West Goshen Police Department promoted Wesley Holman to Sergeant, filling in the vacancy made after the retirement of 40-year veteran Sergeant Anthony Storti. Also, filling the rank and file, William Cuddhy was hired as a patrol officer. This promotion is maintaining a Supervisory Structure […]