APRIL 2019


Borough offices will be closed on Friday, April 19, 2019 for Good Friday. There is NO change in the trash/recycling pickup schedule.


Log House Tours - The Historic Commission will be conducting FREE tours of the Log House on Sunday, April 7 from 1pm - 4pm. Stop in and learn all about this little gem of Downingtown history.

RX Drug Take Back Event - The Borough will again be participating in the DEA's National RX Drug Take Back Event on Saturday, April 27 from 10am - 2pm at the Downingtown Police Station. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Take-Back Day is a national initiative, conducted in partnership with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), aimed at encouraging the public to dispose of expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs that are prone to abuse and theft.


Chester County Solid Waste Authority has announced the 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Events for 2019. Click here to view. E-Waste is not accepted. CLICK HERE for e-waste disposal options.

The Downingtown Fire Department consists of two fire companies, the Alert Fire Company No. 1 and the Minquas Fire Company No. 2. The DFD consists of over 130 dedicated men and women volunteering their time to serve the community, risking their lives providing fire and rescue services along with Basic (BLS) and Advance (ALS) Life Support ambulance services. Those interested in joining can visit their respective websites for more information. Alert FC (click here). Minquas FC (click here).

Upcoming Events (The full list can be found on the EVENTS page of our website here.)

Saturday, April 13

  • Kids Free Fishing Rodeo at Kerr Park sponsored by Brandywine Trout & Conservation Club (more info)

Saturday, April 27

  • Shred Event at HSM America, 419 Boot Rd. (more info)

Saturday, April 27

  • National RX Drug Take Back Event - 10am - 2pm at the Downingtown Police Department

Sunday, April 28

  • Earth Day Celebration, 1pm - 4pm at Kerr Park. There will be music, food, guest speakers, children's activities and more! (more info)

Downingtown Farmers Market - April 13 and 27, Kerr Park. 10am - Noon. For more info, visit: www.growingrootspartners.com/downingtown

Borough Council News

Council News

  • The next Borough Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 3 at 7pm. Click here to view meeting agenda.

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Borough of Downingtown
4 W. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335