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Chester County will notify thousands of ‘questionable’ COVID results

The county never informed people who may have received false alarms, nor did it disclose the questionable test results — about 6,100 of the 19,425 tests it conducted — on its website.

By The Associated Press

More sinkholes develop alongside Mariner East construction in Chester County

Residents asking Public Utility Commission to shut down construction
By Susan Phillips

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In Philly suburbs, learning to co-exist with the coronavirus

“I would say I’m fairly worried. We don’t have a plan B."
By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Pa. completes decade-long land acquisition, creating the biggest state park near Philadelphia

The park is habitat for 690 plant species, 15 of them considered endangered or rare in Pennsylvania, including three varieties of orchids and a species of trillium.

By Catalina Jaramillo

Taking on the minority-commissioner role in Bucks and Chester counties

For the first time in recent memory, Democrats will be the governing majority in Bucks County.
By P. Kenneth Burns/WHYY

Updated: August 17, 2020 | 2:11 pm

How a Harrisburg company was ensnared in the investigation of Energy Transfer’s alleged “buy-a-badge” scheme for pipeline security

Investigators in Chester County combed through thousands of financial documents to link a Harrisburg-area security firm with Energy Transfer’s alleged effort to have Pennsylvania constables illegally provide private security for Mariner East 2 pipeline sites.

By Rachel McDevitt

Chester DA: Ex-municipal official stole $3M from taxpayers

Prosecutors outside Philadelphia say a former municipal official stole more than $3 million from taxpayers.

By The Associated Press

Chester County Historical Society wins six-figure prize in national women’s history contest

Grant money was given to the 20 sites in the U.S. with the most online votes after a month-long national campaign. Chester County came in fourth place, winning $150,000.

By Robert Brod/Keystone Crossroads

What led to the blue wave in the Philly suburbs? Demographics, strong candidates and Donald Trump

Democrats took control of Delaware County politics for the first time since the Civil War, winning all three open seats on the County Council as well as the race for district attorney.

By Dana Bate/WHYY