A new day dawns in Coatesville

As city celebrates 100 years, a real rebirth takes shape By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times COATESVILLE — The future of the city roared past, an Amtrak train blasting down the track toward Harrisburg, as hundreds of folks gathered to celebrate the city’s 100th birthday Monday morning, just outside the abandoned old Coatesville train station. The skies were a near perfect blue and while some of the...

Coatesville adopts $12.55M budget with no tax increase for 2015

Approved in 4-3 vote, budget makes multiple cuts, takes $140k from trust fund By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times Frances Sheehan, CEO of the Brandywine Health Foundation previews Coatesville Centennial events for council. COATESVILLE – City Council passed a $12,548,165 budget for 2015 at Monday night’s meeting. The budget will not raise taxes and includes a $140,000 withdrawl from the city’s...

Coatesville gears up to celebrate centennial

Planning committee announced, logo contest planned COATESVILLE — The City of Coatesville’s Centennial is just around the corner on April 27, 2015.  Get ready for some fun and fabulous celebrations throughout the year!  To kick off this significant anniversary, the city is holding a 2015 Coatesville Centennial Logo Design contest open to students living in the Coatesville Area School District...