Spring Vegetation Management

The Borough of Chester’s Department of Public Works will be conducting “Right of way vegetation management” during the months of May and June. All treated areas within parks/public areas will be marked with flags reading “Pesticide Treated Area”. Residents are advised to avoid these areas until the flags are removed.

Areas to be treated include, but not limited to, the following locations:

  • Roadsides – At or near fire hydrants, street signs, vegetation control
  • Grove St. Park – weed control
  • Collis Lane Municipal Field and adjoining Park – weed control
  • Corner of Collis Lane and Cedar Tree Leaching Field – weed and dandelion control


Expired: Borough Parks Open Late For Viewing of Planetary Alignment – Dec 21st

Note: The information on this page represents historical information. As such, it may no longer be relevant or accurate.

Grove Street Park and Seward Hill Preserve will be open past dusk on Monday, December 21st for those interested in viewing the “Christmas Star”. Jupiter and Saturn will align to create the “Great Conjunction”. These planets will be closer together than they have been in centuries. The best viewing time is sometime between 4:30 and 6:30 PM.

Cars can be parked in the municipal building parking lots. Please bring a flashlight and be safe when walking to the viewing area.

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