Borough of Modena Update


Jennifer Daywalt of Modena Borough announced the borough renovated their South Brandywine Avenue bridge utilizing funds from the county. They also recently received grant money to contribute to the acquisition of the historic home known as the Mode House. This acquisition would provide the borough with 2.5 acres and the house which would be converted into the borough hall and if possible, community center space.  The 2.5 acres will be used for open space and a park area. In 2022, the borough will work on revamping their comprehensive plan. They also will turn 100 years old in 2021 and plan to do a polar bear plunge to benefit the Parks and Rec Department to fund new playground equipment. This event is projected to be the end of February or early March.

Modena Borough has some space for growth.  A corner retail space that was previously a bar was sold last year to Four Brothers which is working to create a deli and office space. Property owner looking to build a laundromat off Union Street. President of Western Chester County Council of Governments, big project is to do a regional animal control initiative, anyone interested can reach out to inquire.  

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