New Garden looks to slow neighborhood speeds

Traffic calming devices to be considered for residential neighbhorhoods By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times NEW GARDEN — Speed can kill, especially in some of the township’s housing developments. That why the township’s police chief, Gerald Simpson, discussed options with the township’s Board of Supervisors, Monday night, for traffic calming in some of the township’s neighborhoods. Despite...

New Garden honors police officers

Supervisors grapple with sewer, finance and recreation issues By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times New Garden Police Chief Gerald R. Simpson congratulates Police Officer First Class John M. Gibson, who was named Officer of the Year for the township police, as part of Monday night’s annual Police Awards Ceremony prior to the meeting of the Board of Supervisors. NEW GARDEN — The township’s police...

PECO: Working to keep residents out of dark

Utility says 14 townships, two boroughs will see crews Peco said crews began working on pruning and selective tree removal in mid-August and will continue through December. PECO wants residents in areas of Chester County  to know that it is working to keep them out of the dark. Pruning and selective tree removal is being performed in Caln, East Caln, East Bradford, East Brandywine, East Marlborough,...

New Garden police talk gangs, drugs with public

Packed house for town hall meeting, residents learn about local policing New Garden Police Chief Gerald Simpson speaks with residents, Thursday night, during the township’s first town hall meeting with residents to discuss police services. In addition to unveiling the new police department Website and answering questions, there were presentations on gang activity and the spread of heroin in southern...