Category: Government

School Board Sworn In

Last night the new school board was sworn in after a scheduling snafu where Judge Stephanie Klein had to step in at the last minute to swear in the board. Kelly Wachtman and David Grande swapped places with Kelly becoming board president and David Grande becoming vice president. […]

The Rise And Fall of the DelCo Press

Today is the last day of this blog’s first year. As stated in the first post, the hope was to provide local information that isn’t found elsewhere. This year the DelCo Times published lengthy articles on the county races with a mention of the Chester City council race, […]

Nether Providence Township 2022 Draft Budget

Nether Providence Township has posted their draft 2022 budget to the website. Overall it shows pretty stable budget with most changes due to the life resuming normality post-pandemic. The draft budget shows a 2.9% increase in revenue with a 3.1% increase in expenditures. The line for real estate […]

WSSD Board Meeting, 22 Nov. 2021

The WSSD Board of Directors held their last meeting of the cycle. The video is available on Youtube here and the agenda is available on Board Docs. The next meeting is the re-organization meeting to swear in the new board. The student representative report was hard to hear, […]

Lawsuit Targets DelCo Democracy

Yesterday I was told of a lawsuit filed against the county for the 2020 election and today the Bureau of Elections has posted a statement about it. I dug around on Twitter and managed to find a copy of the lawsuit. Its 91 pages long and appears to […]

Email From WSSD About Racial Slur at WES

Superintendent Marseille sent out this email to the school community this afternoon, Dear WSSD Families and Community, As Thanksgiving week begins, this is not the message that I wished to write to you. This morning, I was extremely disheartened and saddened to learn that a racial slur, the […]

Boards, Commissions and You

Local governments rely on groups of citizen volunteers to oversee many of their functions. Larger governments have too much going on for elected officials to oversee everything in their purview, while smaller governments don’t have the staff available to be experts on everything needed. If you want to […]

Results of the 2021 Election

The write-ins have now been posted, so we have a near-complete picture of the results of the 2021 election. Here are the current winners of offices up for election in Nether Providence Township in 2021. I am not including judicial retentions – all judges were retained. Results in […]