Welsh will not seek reelection as Sheriff

Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh After nearly two decades, the first female sheriff elected in Chester County has announced that she will retire from the Sheriff’s Office and therefore won’t be seeking re-election. Her term ends in early 2020. Chester County Sheriff Carolyn Bunny Welsh, the longest-serving sheriff in county history, said she plans to pursue one of several opportunities that...

Cookies For A Cop sweetens deputys’ day

Lauren Bolt, executive pastry chef at Jenner’s Pond Retirement Community, delivers freshly baked cookies to members of the Chester County Sheriff’s Department. WEST CHESTER — The Chester County Sheriff’s Office recently welcomed a delivery of cookies, as part of the nationwide “Cookies for a Cop” program. The cookies, baked by Lauren Bolt, Executive Pastry Chef at Jenner’s Pond Retirement...

Sheriff’s golf classic to benefit K-9 team, May 9

Melody, a comfort dog for the county courts, is the newest member of the Chester County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit. The Chester County Sheriff’s Office is holding its 23rd annual Sheriff’s Community Golf Classic on Monday, May 9 at the Downingtown Country Club golf course. The proceeds of the golf classic support the community work of the Sheriff’s K-9 unit. “We are pleased to work...

Candidate Q&A: Carolyn ‘Bunny’ Welsh, candidate for Sheriff

EDITOR’S NOTE — The Times asked the 2015 candidates for Chester County county-wide office to answer a serious of questions relative to their campaign and office, as well as their personal background. Wanting to give each candidate a direct, unfiltered, option to communicate with the voters, these responses are not edited nor abridged in any way. By Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh, Candidate,...

Candidate Q&A: James Bell, candidate for Sheriff

EDITOR’S NOTE — The Times asked the 2015 candidates for Chester County county-wide office to answer a serious of questions relative to their campaign and office, as well as their personal background. Wanting to give each candidate a direct, unfiltered, option to communicate with the voters, these responses are not edited nor abridged in any way. By James Bell, Candidate for Chester County Sheriff James...