Business Information - COVID-19

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    Chesco Authorized by State to take the lead in Delco's Health Response to COVID-19

    Intergovernmental cooperation agreement moves responsibility from PA Department of State to Chester County for duration of the coronavirus pandemic Read on...
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  3. Commissioners support Governor Wolf’s aggressive coronavirus mitigation plan for Chester County

    Governor’s announcement today follows yesterday’s decision by Commissioners to scale County Government services to essential functions only for two weeks second presumed positive case of COVID-19 is confirmed Read on...
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    Information on Coronavirus

    Learn the facts, share the facts, stop the fear Coronavirus COVID-19
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    Decade-Long Effort to Conserve One of the Largest Blocks of Open Space in Mid-Atlantic Completed

    Acquisition of nearly 1,000 acres in southeastern Pennsylvania completes the initiative, protecting open space for diverse species and public recreation Read the full news release
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  13. ICMA Award
  14. MLK Day Proclamation
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    Chester County Commissioners Take Official Oath of Office

    New Board of Commissioners notes transition plans Read on...
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  19. National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

    Decades to Doorways Initiative Calls on Public to “Be The Key”

    County recognition of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week includes debut of new campaign. Read on...
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    Commissioners Provide $250,000 for Phoenixville Senior Center Property Infrastructure

    Commissioners provide $250,000 in funding for Phoenixville Area Senior Center property infrastructure Read on...
  24. Southern Chesco Trail Network feasibility - West Grove

    Feasibility Study to Examine Southern Chester County Trail Project

    Chester County Commissioners accept grant award for study Read on...
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  26. Embreeville 5 million Chester County open space
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  28. Cover Image Farm Guide 2019
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    Residents, Officials Begin Testimony on Day One of Mariner East Pipeline Hearings

    Chester County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone Among Those to Testify About Daily Life Along Pipeline Read on...
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    Chester County Commissioners Announce Details of Pipeline Hearings Where More Than 40 Residents, Mun

    Judge to Hear Testimony October 23-24 at Historic Courthouse in West Chester Read on...
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    Commissioners present 2019 Farmers of the Year, Distinguished Service Awards

    Awards go to the Gable Family of Conebella Farm in Elverson and Duncan Allison of Kennett Square Read on...
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    County Commends PennDOT for Progress on U.S. 202 Improvements

    County will continue to work with PennDOT on future enhancements Read on...
  35. Chester Valley Trail in West Whiteland

    Commissioners Highlight County Trails

    Several countywide trail projects are moving forward Read on...
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    Commissioners Commemorate Community Planning Month

    Aspects of Landscapes3 have been implemented Read on...
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  39. Good Works - 25 years of Chester County support ORIGINAL
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  41. Commissioners Establish New County Employee Benefits that Support their Families and the Community

    Parental leave, volunteer time off and discounted childcare added to benefits program Read on...
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    Chester County Distributes nearly 500 doses of free Naloxone

    County to offer additional free naloxone doses on Wednesday, September 25th at the Government Services Center on Westtown Road in West Chester. Read on...
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    Open House Evenings to Demonstrate new Voting Equipment

    Demonstration evenings scheduled for September 23 to 26 at the Government Services Center Read on...
  47. NEW 9.10 R4R Flyer

    Chester County Announces “Rock for Recovery” Benefit Concert

    Saturday, September 15th, 5 to 9 pm at West Chester University’s Asplundh Concert Hall Read on...
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    Chester County Complete Count Committee to Raise Awareness about 2020 Census

    Local committee will encourage residents to fill out Census Read on...
  49. Start of the Color 5K

    John R. Gailey III and JoEllen Berger Charitable Fund Named Presenting Sponsor of Chester County Co

    Timed run and walk raises funds to combat opioid and heroin addiction epidemic Read on...
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  51. Commissioner Kichline and Jamie Johnson - Naloxone giveaway day
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  53. Liz Pettit planting a pinwheel in memory of her son Zach (1)

    Chester County Commissioners Recognize International Overdose Awareness Day

    County officials, staff and community honor the 112 lives lost to overdose in 2018 as well as all other loved ones who lost their lives to addiction; Announce many county events held during Recovery Month in September Read on...
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    Overdose Awareness Day Ceremony

    Ceremony will honor the memories of the 112 Chester County residents who have lost their lives to accidental fatal drug overdoses in 2018 Read on...
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    Commissioners Take the Lead in Mariner East Pipeline Safety Evaluation

    Comprehensive analysis more robust than a risk assessment, appointing independent assessors for research, data and public safety impacts Read on...
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    Potassium Iodide Distribution for Residents near Limerick Generating Station

    Annual distribution event includes Community Resource Fair at Kimberton Fire Company Read on...
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  59. Commissioners Terence Farrell, Kathi Cozzone and Michelle Kichline with Kathi the service puppy

    Kathi meet Kathi – in service to others

    Commissioners Kichline and Farrell surprise Commissioner Cozzone with service puppy named in her honor Read on...
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    "Ice Cream and Conversation” with the Commissioners at Chester Springs Creamery

    Conversations with the Commissioners series changes from coffee to ice cream during summer months Read on...
  61. Health Department Accreditation

    Chester County Health Department Awarded National Public Health Accreditation

    Public Health Accreditation Board designation recognizes high-performing health departments across the US Read on...
  62. Comissioner Farrell receiving Digital Counties Award from Jeremy Debrine

    Chester County Retains Top-10 National Digital Ranking

    County’s focus on increased advancement in digital technology earns top ranking among nation’s 3,000-plus counties. Read on...
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  65. Color 5K check presentation

    Chester County’s Color 5K Raises $50,000 to Boost County’s Innovative COPE Program

    Added funds will continue the work of the Community Outreach and Prevention Education initiative, helping opioid overdose survivors being treated in ERs to enter treatment. Read on...
  66. 19th Amendment 100th anniversary

    Chester County Recognizes 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment in PA

    County Commissioners join county women centenarians to celebrate Read on...
  67. Chester County preserved farm vista

    Chester County Announces Opportunities for Farmland Preservation Program Funding

    Applications being accepted for Agricultural Conservation Easement Programs Read on...
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  69. Lansdcapes3 awards

    Landscapes3 Garners National and Regional Awards

    Chester County’s latest Comprehensive Plan balances preservation and growth Read on...
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  71. DVRPC Air Quality award

    Chester County Earns Air Quality Award

    Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association nominated County for regional award Read on...
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    Chester County celebrates 30 years of preserving open space with first report on economic impact

    Chester County Commissioners announce “Return on Environment” study at Open Space Summit Read on...
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  80. Chester County Open Space Summit and 30th Anniversary Celebration - Invitation

    Chester County to Celebrate 30 Years of Open Space Preservation

    Public invited to attend May 2 Open Space Summit Read on...
  81. Decade to Doorways awareness campaign kick-off

    Commissioners Renew Challenge to end Homelessness

    Decade to Doorways, Chester County’s plan to end chronic homelessness, steps up efforts for community support Read on...
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  83. Chester County Orphans’ Court Seeks Guardian Program Volunteers

    Training for volunteers to take place on Wednesday, April 10th in West Chester Read on...
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  85. Decade to Doorways

    2019 Point in Time Count Finds Less Homelessness in Chester County

    2019 official count reveals decrease of 24 percent in homeless numbers over past four years Read on...
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    Chester County Awarded Highest Amount of Farm Preservation Funds from the State

    County receives $3.74 million from the State for preservation of farms Read on...
  87. Sunoco redacted pipeline emergency plan 3

    Chester County Commissioners Decry Sunoco’s Emergency Pipeline Plan

    Large portions of long-awaited pipeline emergency management plan blacked out for “security reasons” Read on...
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    Chester County Files Lawsuit Against Major Opioid Drug Manufacturers/Distributors

    Commissioners seek compensation for devastating effects of opioid crisis Read on...
  91. Commissioners, Coatesville City Council members and City administration

    Chester County and SEPTA Announce Key Investments for Coatesville

    Regional rail service to come back to Coatesville; County to kick-start train station parking garage construction with investment of $1 million Read on...
  92. National Ag Day Proclamation
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    Commissioners Approve Bond Issue Ordinance Following Reaffirmation of Triple-A Bond Ratings

    Chester County remains the only county in PA with three Triple-A ratings Read on...
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    Chester County Acquires 80 Acres to Extend Nottingham County Park

    The Nature Conservancy conveyed the parcel at no cost to taxpayers Read on...
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  97. WalkWorks ChesCo! 4 Billion Steps
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    CODE BLUE Life Saving Resources for Chester County

    The County will be experiencing below normal temperatures over the next 24 hours. We are providing information on warming centers, places to get a free hot meal, and other resources in Chester County. This information is provided in English and Spanish. Read on...
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    Chester County announces Lawsuit Against Major Opioid Drug Manufacturers and Distributors

    Commissioners seek compensation for devastating effects of opioid crisis Read on...
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    Chester County preserves 500th farm

    Landmark noted as County enters its open space preservation program 30th anniversary year Read on...
  107. Commissioner Kichline and Jamie Johnson - Naloxone giveaway day

    County Hands out Hundreds of Doses of Naloxone

    Close to 500 doses of lifesaving drug given away as part of state-wide “Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now” campaign. Read on...
  108. GFOA Award
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    Chester County Announces Results of Latest Citizen Survey

    Survey results form part of County’s Strategic Plan review Read on...
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  111. Decade to Doorways Hometown Heroes
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    Chester County Commissioners Adopt Landscapes3

    The Chester County Commissioners adopted Landscapes3, the county’s next long-range comprehensive plan, during a public hearing Thursday night. Read on...
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  114. Coatesville Job Fair - November 2018
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    VISTA 2025 Update

    Chester County Economic Development Council Teams Up with Commissioners to Report on Economic Health of Chester County Read on...
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    Chester County Commissioners Schedule Hearing on Landscapes3

    Public encouraged to comment during November 29 meeting Read on...
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  119. Coatesville Library check presentation 2

    Commissioners Announce Major Investment in Coatesville Public Library

    Library receives more than $450,000 in community development block grant funds Read on...
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  121. Chester Valley Trail in West Whiteland

    Chester Valley Trail West Meeting

    The Chester County Planning Commission is inviting residents, business owners, and various stakeholders in western Chester County to attend the final public meeting about a plan to extend the popular Chester Valley Trail westward across the county. Read on...
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  124. Chester County Agricultural Awards

    Commissioners Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Chester County’s Agricultural Awards

    Awards go to Ar-Joy Farms in Cochranville and Charlie Graydus of Elverson on National Farmer’s Day Read on...
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    Independence Blue Cross Named Presenting Sponsor of Chester County Color 5k

    Timed run and walk raises funds to combat opioid and heroin addiction epidemic Read on...
  127. Hispanic Heritage Month and Presentation to La Comunidad

    Chester County Commissioners grant $25,000 to La Comunidad Hispana

    Commissioners announce addition of Spanish translation to key website pages and proclaim Hispanic Heritage Month Read on...
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    Coatesville and Phoenixville go “Toe-to-Toe” in Walking Challenge

    Communities face-off in ‘Ville to Ville’ competition; part of WalkWorks ChesCo!’s goal to take five billion steps by the end of 2018 Read on...
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    Chester County Commissioners Announce Quality of Life Residents’ Survey

    West Chester University’s Center for Social and Economic Policy Research conducts survey to help direct the county’s strategic plan for the next five years Read on...
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    Chester County takes three billion steps towards healthier living

    County’s WalkWorks ChesCo! is challenging all residents to reach five billion steps by the end of the year Read on...
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  132. Deputy Sheriff Mendenhall and Doug Paisley
  133. International Overdose Awareness Day pinwheels at Justice Center 2017
  134. Bobby Kagel 1

    Commissioners appoint Robert Kagel as County Administrator

    Julie Bookheimer moves to Chief Financial Officer role Read on...
  135. CCAP website of the year award 2

    Chester County Wins Top Excellence Award for Website receives top state-wide honors Read on...
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    Chester County Maintains Top 10 Ranking as Innovative Digital County

    Chester County’s increased advancement in digital technology has earned a top ten ranking among America’s 3,000-plus counties. Read on...
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    Support Drives Chesco Deputy’s Cancer Battle

    Mother Nature, the Chester County Sheriff’s Office, police departments from one end of Pennsylvania to the other, and members of the public successfully collaborated on Sunday, July 22, to stage a massive fundraiser. Read on...
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  143. Volunteer English Program check presentation
  144. CYF staff awarded state-wide honors 1
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  147. WalkWorks ChesCo! First Responder Challenge results

    First Responder Challenge Nets 148 million steps Towards WalkWorks ChesCo!

    Challenge pitted firefighters, law enforcement and emergency medical services teams against each other – all to benefit the County’s health and the Chester County Hero Fund Read on...
  148. American Diabetes Association award
  149. Chester County preserved farmland in West Nantmeal Township

    Chester County Reaches Milestone in Farmland Preservation

    Grants available for additional agricultural preservation with application deadline of August 1st Read on...
  150. Mill at Anselma check presentation
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    Commissioners Contact PUC in Support of Pipeline Suspension

    The Chester County Commissioners sent a letter to the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission today, encouraging the secretary to uphold the suspension of the Mariner East Project. Read the letter
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  153. 2018 Envirothon Winners

    Champions of the 2018 Chester County Envirothon Announced

    The Academy at West Fallowfield Christian School was awarded the overall Champion of the Chester County Envirothon on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Hibernia County Park. Read on...
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  156. Chester County Commissioners approve $2.5 million in Community Revitalization Program awards

    Latest round of awards brings the total amount of funding to $65 million for the County’s urban centers. Read on...
  157. License your dog

    Dog Licenses are Past Due for 2018

    PA dog licenses can be obtained from Chester County Treasurer’s Office; Dog Warden canvassing Chester County during the month ofMay Read on...
  158. sheep

    Springton Manor holds Annual Sheep & Wool Day

    A family-fun day of shearing, spinning, playing & learning takes place on Saturday, April 28th Read on...
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    Commissioners Open Tactical Firing Range for Chester County Emergency Responders

    Training site represents third and final phase in Chester County’s Public Safety Training Campus Read on...
  161. Venture Chesco launch

    Chester County launches “Venture Chesco” Fund to Encourage Development of Start-up Companies

    Chester County Retirement Board and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of SE Pennsylvania partner in $4 million fund Read on...
  162. Strawbridge Property

    Chester County Commissioners Announce new Protected Open Space Data

    County officials say the open space acres protected in 2017 doubled the amount preserved during the previous year Read on...
  163. Downingtown East K-9

    Sheriff’s K-9 Teams Well-Schooled in Popularity

    Students at Downingtown East High enjoy interacting with K-9 Nero. Read on...
  164. Fair Housing Month Proclamation

    County Commissioners proclaim April as Fair Housing Month

    County to host a panel discussion on fair housing in Chester County on Monday, April 23rd Read on...
  165. NCADD_Alcohol_Awareness_Month_Logo

    Chester County to participate in “Alcohol Awareness Month”

    County encourages residents and organizations to take part, spreading the message, “Drinking alcohol, especially underage, is not a ‘rite of passage" Read on...
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    Point-in-Time Count Finds Fewer People Experiencing Homelessness in Chester County

    Report findings to be presented on April 5th to Chester County’s Decade to Doorways network of homeless service providers; public is invited Read on...
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    First Chester County Deed Recorded 330 Years Ago

    Document can be seen at Chester County Historical Society during the month of March Read on...
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    Chester County to Participate in Black Balloon Overdose Awareness Day

    County encouraging residents and organizations to take part, signifying ‘we are in this together’ and creating greater awareness of the opioid and heroin epidemic Read on...
  170. 9-1-1 anniversary 1

    Chester County recognizes 50th anniversary of National 9-1-1 Service

    Commissioners and county telecommunicators celebrate date when the first 9-1-1 call was made in the U.S. Read on...
  171. Color 5K check presentation

    Color 5K raises $38,000 to Boost Fight Against Opioid & Heroin Crisis

    Commissioners, District Attorney and senior staff announce progress in Chester County’s team effort to address opioid and heroin addiction. Read on...
  172. Photo of Phoenixville

    Planning Commission to Conduct Meeting about Phoenixville Region Multimodal Transportation Plan

    The Chester County Planning Commission is inviting residents in the Phoenixville region to attend a meeting to learn about and comment on a draft plan that will address transportation issues and opportunities. Read on...
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    Chester County Sheriff’s Office Announces Promotions

    Two deputy sheriffs who handle dogs and one who doggedly delivers civil papers received promotions recently. Read on...
  174. Chester County Veterans Invited to Attend Free Breakfast

    The event will take place Thursday, February 8th at the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus in Coatesville Read on...
  175. Presentation photo - HCCC Check and Proclamation

    Chester County Pledges to Take Five Billion Steps in 2018

    County’s WalkWorks ChesCo! challenge sets new goals for the new year, noting every person counts and every step counts! Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge awards county with an additional $10,000 to promote the program. Read on...
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    Sheriff Receives Prestigious Public Service Award

    Sheriff Carolyn Bunny Welsh receives the 2017 Senator Robert J. Thompson Public Service Award Read on...
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  180. Retirement Board agreement Ben Franklin

    Chester County establishes “Venture Chesco” Fund to Encourage Development of Start-up Companies

    Chester County Retirement Board and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of SE Pennsylvania partner in $4 million fund Read on...
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    School Groups Learn about ChesCo History and Court System

    Assault with a ham sandwich has landed some unwitting schoolchildren in the slammer recently – as least figuratively... Read on...
  183. Hero fund group

    Hero Fund Lauds Outgoing President, Welcomes New One

    The board president of the Chester County Hero Fund insisted that he wanted no fuss when he stepped down after 17 years... Read on...
  184. bus tokens to WRAP program

    Chester County Women’s Commission donates $500 in bus tokens to WRAP

    WRAP is the award-winning Women's Reentry Assessment and Programming Initiative Read on...
  185. Running on Hay Bales by Beth Uhler

    Chester County Planning Commission Announces Winners of Landscapes3 Photo Contest

    The theme for this year’s contest was the county’s greatest asset – its people. Read on...
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  187. County receives public safety grant from Sunoco Pipeline First Responder Fund

    $72,000 award to cover installation of high pressure pipeline training device Read on...
  188. Shop with the Sheriff 2017
  189. Start of the Color 5K

    Chester County Color 5K Raises Tens of Thousands to Combat Opioid & Heroin Crisis

    Commissioners’ Chair Michelle Kichline said, “Chester County has already lost 103 lives in the first nine months of this year to accidental overdose... It’s personal…it’s tragic…and it hurts." Read on...
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    County Commissioners Boost Funds to Combat the Opioid and Heroin Crisis

    The Chester Commissioners presented a check for $20,000 to Chester County Drug & Alcohol Director, Vince Brown.... Read on...
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  196. Community Planning Month
  197. Walkworks - ONE BILLION STEPS

    Chester County Walks One BILLION Steps!

    County residents of all ages contribute to WalkWorks ChesCo! challenge, hitting target number of a billion steps in six months Read on...
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    Chester County Advances Landscapes3 Process

    Officials launched a video series, released survey results, and kicked off steering committee meetings Read on...
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    Chester Valley Trail West Project Public Survey

    Planning Commission launches public survey about Chester Valley Trail West Project and will also conduct a public meeting... Read on...
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    Deputies Triumph During Predawn Fitness Test

    “Fit to serve” took on new meaning in the Chester County Sheriff’s Office during the annual Superior Fitness Challenge on Friday, September 29th. Read on...
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    Chester Valley Trail West Project Public Survey

    Planning Commission launches public survey about Chester Valley Trail West Project and will also conduct a public meeting... Read on...
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    Scam Artists Posing as Deputy Sheriffs Resurface

    Chester County Sheriff Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh has reissued a warning to county residents following repeated reports of jury service scams in Chester County. Read on...
  205. job fair

    Chester County Hosts Local Employer Job Fair

    Job and career fair will be held Wednesday, October 4th... Read on...
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  208. Chester County donations to Texas

    In Chester County, Outpouring of Love, Supplies for Texas

    In less than a week, area residents opened up their Texas-sized hearts, filling two tractor-trailers and two box trucks with 68,000 pounds of supplies for victims of Hurricane Harvey. Read on...
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    Chester County Organizes Second Color 5k to Fight Opioid and Heroin Addiction

    Event takes place November 4th in Everhart Park in West Chester Read on...
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    Chester County Planning Commission Launches Photo Contest

    Contest to focus on county’s greatest asset – its people Read on...
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    Chester County to participate in “International Overdose Awareness Day”

    County encourages residents, businesses and organizations to raise awareness of overdose, reduce the stigma of overdose deaths and acknowledge the grief of families and friends who have lost a loved one to an overdose. Read on...
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    Health Department Brings Together Nurses and Families to Meet with Congressman Costello

    Benefits of County’s Nurse-Family Partnership program shared with the Congressman Read on...
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    Chester County public service notice: Fraudulent Email Spoofing

    If you receive an email from “” indicating that “The County of Chester is Requesting Proposals”, please note that this is an unauthorized email and NOT a request for proposal from the County of Chester. Read on...
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    Chester County kicks off week of Advocacy and Awareness with community event at Uptown Theater in We

    County’s Decade to Doorways staff to provide information on affordable housing and supportive services for the community at August 22nd event Read on...
  217. Chester County Cruise Night - Dan

    Sheriff’s Office gearing up for Cruise Night

    Car dealers and law-enforcement agencies get to showcase their vehicles, producing an impressive display the public can enjoy. Read on...
  218. Digital Counties Survey 2017 award

    Chester County Advances in Ranking as Eighth Most Innovative Digital County in the Nation

    Center for Digital Government survey identifies best technology practices Read on...
  219. pipeline

    Chester County Hosts Pipeline Safety Preparedness Meeting

    Public meeting will outline emergency services response plans for pipeline-related incidents... Read on...
  220. Group photo

    Chester County Hosts Junior Chinese Delegation

    Delegation meets with Chester County government, business, education and tourism representatives... Read on...
  221. iag_seal_large

    Chester County Achieves Further National Acclaim for WRAP Program

    The Women's Reentry Assessment and Programming initiative assists incarcerated women Read on...
  222. DA

    D.A. Commends Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit

    District Attorney issues commendation to Sheriff's Units for their roles in apprehending a fugitive Read on...
  223. flood

    FEMA Open House for Property Owners: New ChesCo Flood Insurance Maps

    Chester County and FEMA will host an Open House on July 20, 2017 for Chester County property owners to obtain information on how new FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) may affect flood insurance requirements and costs for their property. Read on...
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    Commissioners Establish Steering Committee to Help Shape Chester County’s Future

    Steering committee to be guided by public stakeholder meetings and public survey response. Read on...
  226. Award

    Department of Emergency Services Receives Two Awards

    Chester County has received two achievement awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo) for programs developed by the county’s Department of Emergency Services. Read on...
  227. Fugitive Apprehension Unit

    Sheriff's Special Unit Operates Below the Radar

    The team made headlines recently when it located Barry Baker, the fugitive accused of sucker-punching a man with cerebral palsy... Read on...
  228. Food Bank Check Presentation
  229. farm guide

    Chester County Local Farm Products Guide Now Available

    New interactive Farm Finder map and Spanish language edition Read on...
  230. StoryWalk Unveiling
  231. JD and Chester County Sheriff Carolyn Bunny Welsh
  232. K-9 Graduation Class of 2017

    Sheriff's Office Graduation Honors Past & Present K-9 Teams

    On Friday, May 19, the Chester County Sheriff’s Office heralded the graduates of the county’s second K-9 patrol and narcotics training course.... Read on...
  233. Douglas Waegel

    Commissioners name Director of Chester County Department of Children Youth and Families

    Douglas Waegel has been appointed by the Chester County Commissioners as the new Director of Chester County’s Department of Children Youth and Families. Read on...
  234. Londonderry

    Grants available for farmland preservation in Chester County

    The Chester County Agricultural Land Preservation Board is accepting applications for two competitive programs which offer funds to qualifying Chester County farm owners who are interested in preserving their farms. Read on...
  235. Deputy Sheriff Mendenhall swearing in
  236. Completion of Circuit Trail

    Commissioners Sign Resolution Endorsing Completion of Region’s ‘Circuit’ Trails

    The Chester County Commissioners signed a resolution endorsing the completion of the Circuit Trails network, a connected system of multi-purpose trails located in the greater Philadelphia area ... Read on...
  237. NACo Live Healthy discount program - Chester County savings

    Chester County Residents Save $835,000 in Prescription Drug Costs

    Residents are encouraged to sign up for the free prescription discount program, as well as the low cost dental and health discount programs Read on...
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    First County Police Crisis Intervention Team Training Course Recognizes 28 Graduates

    The officers completed the intensive, 40-hour training, which has been proven to increase public safety, divert people with mental illness from the criminal justice system, and decrease officer injuries. Read on...
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    Chester County Planning Commission Executive Director Receives Statewide Award

    Chester County Planning Commission Executive Director Brian O’Leary recently received an award from Governor Tom Wolf for his dedication to strengthening communities and providing assistance to residents. Read on...
  240. SheriffOffice recognizes veterinary care of K-9 unit

    Sheriff’s Office Recognizes Veterinary Care of K-9 unit

    A group of doctors at Hope Veterinary Specialists in Malvern received an unexpected tribute from the Chester County Sheriff’s Office... Read on...
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    Chester County Sheriff K9s to get Bullet Proof Vests

    Re/Max Town & County office in West Chester presented the Chester County Sheriff's Office with a $2,275 check to help purchase vests for the K-9s... Read on...
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    Chester County Participates in National Drug Take Back Day

    Drop off unused medications on Saturday, April 29th at several locations in Chester County Read on...
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    Dog License Compliance Checks in Chester County

    Dog Wardens will be conducting compliance checks in Chester County during the month of May Read on...
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    Chester County Communities Begin the Walk to One Billion Steps

    County’s WalkWorks ChesCo! challenge kicks-off in Kennett Square, Phoenixville and Coatesville Read on...
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    Chester County’s Hospitals Receive $25,000 Boost to Help Combat Opioid and Heroin Crisis

    Chester County Commissioners and District Attorney present funds raised by Chester County Color 5K to support hospitals’ warm hand-off programs Read on...
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    Chester County Commissioners announce School of Government spring 2017 classes

    Free evening courses include ‘County Government 101’ and panel discussions on the development of urban centers, job growth and tackling the opioid and heroin crisis Read on...
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    District Attorney and DEA Chief to Head Regional Drug Strike Force

    Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan has been named Chair of the region's High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area .... Read on...
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    Chester County to participate in “Black Balloon Overdose Awareness Day”

    County encouraging residents and organizations to take part, signifying ‘we are in this together’ and creating greater awareness of the opioid and heroin epidemic Read on...
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    Commissioners demonstrate commitment to citizens’ hearts on Valentine’s Day

    In Chester County, on Valentine’s Day, it’s all about the heart... Read on...
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    Chester County Hosts Veterans’ Breakfast

    Free event to include discussions on county-wide veterans’ initiatives and opportunities for collaboration and education Read on...
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    Take the "Love your Library" Survey

    Please take a few moments to help us improve our services by completing a short survey Read on...
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    Lucky Number of Deputies Complete Training Program

    Following an eight-week training regimen that ended last week, seven new deputy sheriffs will be assuming duties throughout Chester County... Read on...
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    Chester County Sheriff warns of Criminal phone & Email Solicitations

    Weeks after the Chester County Sheriff’s Office warned residents about a scam regarding jury fines, another fraudulent scheme has surfaced, this one timed to income-tax season. Read on...
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    Chester County introduces Smart911

    New service saves critical time in an emergency using resident-led safety profile information. Read on...
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    County Commissioners Recognize Winners of Landscapes3 Photo Competition

    The contest’s purpose was to engage residents in the County’s efforts to manage growth by protecting open space and revitalizing the county’s towns and communities... Read on...
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    Sheriff's Office Lauds County's First Graduates of the K-9 Patrol and Narcotics Team

    “This is a very special day for everyone here,” said Chester County Sheriff Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh during the ceremony, which was held at the Chester County Justice Center. Read on...
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    Agricultural Development Council Welcomes New Board Members

    The four new members represent a cross section of the agricultural operations and industries found in Chester County... Read on...
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    Platform to Employment seeks County’s long term unemployed

    P2E is accepting applications from Chester County residents who are unemployed and have exhausted 20 weeks or more of unemployment.. Read on...
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    Chester County to participate in “National Day of Remembrance” to honor victims of addiction

    A “National Day of Remembrance” on January 29, 2017, a day honoring and remembering county residents who have fallen victim to the disease of addiction... Read on...
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    Chester County named semifinalist in Harvard’s 2017 Innovations in American Govt Awards Competition

    The WRAP initiative, led by Chester County’s department of Probation, Parole and Pretrial Services, advanced from a pool of more than 500 applications from all 50 states.... Read on...
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    Sheriff warns of phone scams

    Scam callers threaten that a bench warrant will be served unless the person answering sends money... Read on...
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    Chester County Commissioners announce 2017 organizational leadership

    Michelle Kichline elected Chair of the Commissioners Kathi Cozzone re-elected Vice-Chair Read on...
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    Chester County children to “Shop with the Sheriff”

    Annual event brings Chester County Sheriff and staff together with children from Chester County Family Academy to shop for holiday gifts Read on...
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    Chester County Planning Commission Receives Excellence Award for Public Outreach

    The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) has awarded the Planning Excellence Award for Public Outreach to the Chester County Planning Commission for its Pipeline Information Center. Read on...
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    Sheriff's Office takes part in Cookies for a Cop Program

    The Chester County Sheriff’s Office recently welcomed a delivery of cookies, as part of the nationwide “Cookies for a Cop” program. Read on...
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    Chester County Planning Commission Launches Photo Contest

    The Chester County Planning Commission is launching a photo contest and is seeking submissions on favorite places to have fun, take a walk or just relax in Chester County. Read on...
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    Chester County Participates in Prescription Drug Take Back Day

    Drop off unused drugs on Saturday, October 22nd at a variety of locations in Chester County. Read on...
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    West Chester Downtown Foundation presents Chester County with historic preservation plaque for resto

    West Chester Downtown Foundation and West Chester Historic Preservation Awards presented the Chester County Commissioners with a West Chester Historic Preservation plaque commemorating the rehabilitation and restoration of the interior of the courthouse. Additional Info...
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    Chester County receives national award for document imaging system

    Clerk of Courts and County’s Department of Computer Information Systems create costeffective technology solution for county’s court system Additional Info...
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    Public meeting announced for Wolf's Hollow Park Master Plan

    The Chester County Facilities and Parks Department has scheduled a public meeting for the Wolf’s Hollow County Park Master Plan study on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Additional Info...
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    Chester County awarded highest distinction for sustainability

    Diamond Level award by Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association is a first for county government Additional Info...
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    Chester County selected national Healthy Community finalist

    County recognized out of hundreds of entries nationwide to compete for up to $500,000 in prizes through Aetna Foundation, American Public Health Association and National Association of Counties partnership Additional Info...
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    Chester County announces update to comprehensive plan

    Development of Landscapes3 will ensure continued focus on growth and preservation Additional Info...
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    Chester County placed under a drought watch

    Five percent voluntary water use reductions requested Additional Info...
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    Chester County Color 5k to raise funds to fight opioid and heroin addiction

    The Chester County Commissioners and District Attorney continue to take measures in fighting opioid and heroin addiction within the county by scheduling a color 5k run and walk that will raise funds to help combat the growing epidemic. Additional Info...
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    New program seeks election poll workers from Chester County business community

    Chester County is seeking help from the county business community to find poll workers for elections, including the upcoming presidential election in November. Additional Info...
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    Health Department offers Worksite Wellness Program to area Businesses

    Through this collaborative program, the Chester County Health Department will guide Chester County businesses in the development and implementation of effective wellness programs Additional Info...
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    County Cup creation receives national acclaim

    Chester County program provides training and employment for residents with special needs. Additional Info...
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    Chester County Recorder of Deeds launches Operation Fraud Guard

    New initiative protects elderly and disabled from fraudulent real estate transactions. Additional Info...
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    Chester County Ranks in the top 10 Digital Counties in the Nation

    Chester County took its place among the digital elite this week, when it was presented with a Digital Counties Survey award that recognizes the most innovative digital counties in the nation. Chester County ranks 10th among the US' 3,000-plus counties. Additional Info...
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    Chester County Old Fiddlers’ Picnic marks 88th year

    Saturday, August 13, Chester County welcomes hundreds of musicians and music lovers to celebrate traditional music at the 88th annual Old Fiddlers’ Picnic. The event runs from 10 AM – 4 PM at Hibernia County Park in Wagontown. Additional Info...
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    Controller’s Office to host free seminar for community groups on fraud protection

    Evening seminar to highlight how not-for-profit groups can prevent exposure to fraudulent activities Additional Info...
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    Chester County Voter Services Notifies Residents of Unaffiliated Mailer

    Officials with Chester County’s Department of Voter Services are issuing a notice to county residents regarding a mailer that comes from a private non-profit organization called the Voter Participation Center. Additional Info...
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    Chester County receives notice of first confirmed case of Zika Virus

    The Chester County Health Department has been notified of the County’s first confirmed case of Zika Virus by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Additional Info...
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    Chester County’s earns Distinguished Budget Presentation awards for 25 consecutive years

    The Government Finance Officers Association has named Chester County as a recipient of its Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the fiscal year beginning 2015, marking a milestone 25 consecutive years that the County has earned this accolade. Additional Info...
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    United Way opens Born Learning Trail & Little Free Library™

    The Struble Trail-Born Learning Trail and Little Free Library is special because it was inspired by the death of little Scotty McMillan, the young boy that was tragically killed in West Caln township in November 2014. Additional Info...

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