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Should the recent court ruling ordering Lower Merion School District to rollback tax increase make a difference in the way TESD School Board manages taxpayer money?

Tue, 2016-09-20 09:47
Tonight, Tuesday, September 20th is the TESD Finance Committee meeting, 7 PM at the TE Administration Offices, 940 W Valley Rd # 1700, Wayne, PA .  Residents encouraged to attend — your voices do matter! With an agenda of 110 pages, the community is fortunate to have residents willing to review the information in advance […]
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Judge Tells Lower Merion School District to Revoke Tax Hike — Could the same thing happen in T/E School District?

Thu, 2016-09-01 10:52
A significant decision in the Arthur Wolk vs Lower Merion School District (click on bolded link to read 17 pg. decision) case  was rendered by Montgomery County Common Pleas Judge Joseph Smyth this week.  Judge Smyth ordered Lower Merion School District to revoke its tax hike, claiming that the school district could not increase taxes for 2016-17 […]
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The saga continues in TE School District — Court rules against TE School District regarding residency of alleged hazing victim

Thu, 2016-08-18 09:41
The saga continues … Sexting offenses, alleged hazing and residency dispute all involving one TE School District family. Chester County court rules against the TE School District in a stunning decision by Court of Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey Sommer regarding residency. (The complete article from today’s Main Line Media News follows my comments). After reading […]
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Timing is Everything: Conestoga High School reporters on alleged sodomy charges & victim’s residency dispute

Mon, 2016-07-25 18:59
In today’s Spoke, Conestoga High School’s newspaper is the article, “Sodomy allegation followed victim’s residency dispute with TESD” by Andy Backstrom, former Co-Editor-in-Chief (2015-16) and Caleigh Sturgeon, Manager Web Editor. Backstrom is a 2016 graduate of CHS and will be attending Boston College in the fall and Sturgeon is a CHS senior. Backstrom and Sturgeon […]
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Abandoned House in Chesterbrook – Owner Deceased, Who is Responsible?’

Sun, 2016-06-19 22:58
Few things rattle a neighborhood like an abandoned home. Run-down and abandoned homes can make an entire neighborhood look bad. Trash, overgrown grass and pest problems can spill over into neighboring properties. But abandoned houses can be more than just an eyesore — they can bring down property values, create safety hazards and invite crime. […]
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Downingtown Area School District Approves Zero Tax Increase for 4th Year in a Row – TE School District Set to Approve 3.6% Increase (12th consecutive year of tax increase)

Mon, 2016-06-13 10:10
At tonight’s TE School District meeting (7:30 PM, Conestoga High School), the school board will vote on the 2016-17 final budget and property tax rate. In January, the board had adopted the preliminary budget which contained a 4.3% tax increase – they approved the budget with the Act 1 Index of 2.4% and allowable Act […]
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Brightview Senior Living approved without township notification to Homestead Road neighbors of the project!

Wed, 2016-06-08 09:45
Just as land development projects are not created equal, neither are neighbors oppositions to these projects. You may recall the abandoned Duffy property on Lancaster Avenue in Berwyn and the subsequent construction of Daylesford Crossing, an assisted living facility on the site.  Daylesford Crossing was a long, drawn out redevelopment process that required approving a […]
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