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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Aqua, PA Thistlewood Lane Water Main Project

Aqua Pennsylvania will begin the replacement of 4,675 feet of aging 6-inch cement pipe with new 8-inch ductile iron water main on the following streets in West Goshen Township, Chester County beginning Monday July 12, 2021:

  • Hightop Road between Paoli Pike ...
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Posted on: January 4, 2020

Scrape Spotted Lanternfly Eggs this Winter

Help prevent the spread of the spotted lanternfly by scraping egg masses you may see on trees. Please check your trees for egg masses such as the one pictured and follow these instructions for scraping and disposing of the egg masses:

Pull out a plastic ca...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Walk Your Dog Month Tips!

January is Walk Your Dog Month! Don’t let the cold temperatures of winter deter you from exercising your furry friend. Walking your dog is extremely important. Read on for an explanation  by the Animal Foundation:

Mental Stimulation: Reg...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Dog Leash law

Just a reminder that all dogs must be kept under the control of their owners at all times, whether you are on your own property or a public park.

Pennsylvania and West Goshen Township dog laws require dogs to be on leash and under control when in public. &...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Greening West Goshen: Clean Stream Tips

Clean water is vital to our health, communities, and economy. People depend on clean water for their health: The United States Environmental Protection Agency claims that about 117 million Americans – one in three peop...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Yard Waste Collection Tips

Yard Waste Collection Tips

Sticks, branches, and twigs must be tied in bundles no more than four feet in length and four feet in diameter and may not exceed 50 pounds per bundle.

Branches may not exceed 4 inches in diameter.

Other yard waste may be placed in...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Meet the Board of Supervisors

Did you know that much like businesses and nonprofits have a Board of Directors to advise them, the Township has a board to provide counsel?

Supervisors are charged with the general governance of the township and the execution of legislative, executive and...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

How the Public Can Help the Public Works Department this Spring

It’s been a spring to remember for all of us, including the West Goshen Public Works Department. “With the timing and preventative measures for COVID-19, we missed some of our usual spring activity like mulching or planting annuals and headed straight int...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Greening West Goshen: Understanding the Link Between Fertilizer and Stream Health

Few moments in life are more mesmerizing than watching clear stream water flow over pebbles, under logs, and through chutes and riffles. We notice the colors, the play of light and shadow, and minnows swimming freely. 

In Pennsylvania, healthy str...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Tips for Residents for Reopening Chester County

On June 5th, Chester County transitioned to the yellow phase of reopening. According to Pennsylvania's official process of reopening, the yellow phase lifts the most severe restrictions , including the stay at home order. However, other mitigatio...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Summer Family Camp Cancelled

The Family Summer Camp has been Cancelled.

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Joseph Waters Remembered

The West Goshen Township Board of Supervisors, Park and Recreation Board, and staff mourn the passing of Joseph M. Waters on June 18, 2020 at the age of 64.   Joe served as a member (including chair) of the Park and Recreation Board from 1993 thr...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

End of Summer Allergy Tips

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 Pennsy...

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Posted on: August 1, 2021

E-Waste & Shred Event - October 2, 2021

West Goshen Township is once again offering a free E-Waste & Shred Event on Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 9:00 AM to noon at the Township Building, located at 1025 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA 19380.

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