FEBRUARY 2018

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS/SCHEDULE CHANGES

Borough offices will be closed on Presidents' Day, Monday, February 19. There is NO change in the trash/recycling pickup day.

NEWS

Brandywine Station Project - As demolition of the former Sonoco paper mill continues, the remaining smokestacks were brought down on Friday, January 19. (click here to view video)

Readers on the Run 5k - Registration is now open for the 2018 Readers on the Run 5k on April 21. This event benefits the Downingtown Library. (more info)

The Parks & Rec Commission reports that all 18 Disc Golf baskets have arrived and will be installed as soon as weather allows in the spring! They will also be having their annual Bike Safety Event in May and Movies in the Park this summer! Stay tuned for details!


OTHER NEWS:

Winter Weather Info: We still have 48 days of winter to go ... All information about snow emergencies and residents' responsibility for snow removal can be found on Winter Weather page of our website here: WinterWeather. Remember, you can also sign up to get Snow Emergency notifications sent right to your phone or email by signing up at ReadyChesco.org and selecting Downingtown Borough alerts/Snow Emergencies.

DID YOU KNOW?:
Have you heard about ROVER? Why drive when in most cases you can roam around Chester County for as little as a dollar a ride with ROVER Community Transportation. ROVER is the easy way to travel – convenient, dependable and affordable. With dozens of shuttles moving daily, Rover can solve your transportation needs and transport you to and from the destination of your choice. ROVER isn’t just for trips to the doctor or to the grocery store. ROVER provides transportation to any destination within beautiful Chester County: church, the mall, club meetings, the train station or to visit a friend. And for medical appointments River also provide hassle-free travel to Philadelphia and neighboring counties. Everyone –all ages, ambulatory or in need of an accessible vehicle – is welcome to ride ROVER. SENIORS can click here to register to ride or, for additional information, call 484-696-3854 or toll-free 877-873-8415. Or visit the Rover office located at 1002 South Chestnut Street, Downingtown, PA 19335. OTHER RIDERS click here for additional information.

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

Downingtown Farmers Market - February 10 and 24, Kerr Park. 10am - Noon. You can view the full Winter schedule on their website at www.growingrootspartners.com/downingtown

  • Friday, February 2 - Red Cross Blood Drive, Borough Hall Annex Building, 2pm - 7pm (sign up)
Borough Council News

Council News

  • The next Borough Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 7 at 7pm. The agenda for this meeting will be posted on February 2. Click here to view.

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Borough of Downingtown
4 W. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335
www.downingtown.org
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