MARCH 2019


Downingtown Library Spring Book Sale - The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale will be held on March 22 -24, 2019. They are accepting donations of books and digital materials (CDs, DVDs, audiobooks) until March 15. (Library website)

Spring Forward!! - Daylight Saving time will begin at 2:00 AM on Sunday, March 10. Remember to change your clocks and check batteries in smoke & CO2 detectors in your home.

Red Cross Blood Drive - Help save lives by donating blood at our upcoming drive on Wednesday, March 13, from 9am -2pm in the Annex Building. (sign up)

The Downingtown Municipal Water Authority submitted their annual report to Borough Council at the 2/6/19 meeting. Click here to read the full report.

Winter Weather Info: As evidenced by today's snowfall, we aren't out of the woods yet! Don't forget about last year's Nor'Easter on March 21, 2018! 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 and selecting Downingtown Borough alerts/Snow Emergencies.


Community Emergency Response Team - Chester County's CERT Basic Training is designed to prepare you to help yourself and to help others in the event of a catastrophic disaster. In this event, emergency services personnel will not be able to help everyone immediately, you can make a difference by using your CERT training to save lives and protect property. This class is open to anyone who wants to learn how to be better prepared before, during, and after an emergency. (click here for details)

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

Downingtown Farmers Market - March 9 and 23, Kerr Park. 10am - Noon. You can view the full Winter schedule on their website at

Borough Council News

Council News

  • The next Borough Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 6 at 7pm. The agenda for this meeting will be posted on March 1. Click here to view.

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