PennDOT has just completed roadway clean-up after a serious accident that occurred earlier today on Rt. 926 (East Street Road) just east of Westtown Road. The roadway was closed for approximately 7 hours during the scene investigation and extended clean-up.
The phone lines at our headquarters, located at 1041 Wilmington Pike, are not currently operational. As always, in the event of an emergency we ask that you call 911. For non-emergencies where you need to speak with an officer we ask that you call Chester County Police Radio at 610-692-5100. An officer will either be dispatched to your location or they will call you by cell phone. Thank you!!
Due to last nights storm E. Street Road (Rt. 926), between Westbourne Rd. and Shiloh Rd., is closed in both directions due to a tree down on wires. The appropriate agencies have been notified to remedy the problem. Once the roadway is open we will let everyone know.
Due to the storm this evening trees are down and blocking Little Shiloh Road. This road is closed between Shiloh Road and Westtown Road. The downed trees are on PECO wires. WEGO PD and WGPD are awaiting a response from PECO and also Public Works.
Please be advised that southbound traffic on Wilmington Pike in shutdown. All traffic is being diverted off Wilmington Pike onto Cheyney Drive due to a large tree blocking the southbound lanes across from the Westtown Township Building. Police are awaiting PennDOT to clear the large tree from the roadway.
On Friday April 12, 2019 at approximately 11:15 am the Kennett Square Police Department was advised of a threatening message located at the Kennett High School. The School Administration worked diligently with the Police Department and evacuated the students and staff from the building. The building was cleared and found to be safe with the assistance of The Chester County Sheriff's Office, Upper Moreland PD and Septa Transit PD K9 units. The incident remains under investigation.
The KCSD provided the following message to parents: