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Council Poised to Cut the Noise, Vote on 'Quiet Zones' Around WCU

The zones would be set up in neighborhoods around the college. Violators will be fined $250.

Frustrated by the noise sometimes created by students at West Chester University? Looks like the borough council might be poised to give you a break.

According to CBS3, the council is expected to vote on Wednesday night to create “quiet zones” in a few neighborhoods around the school. 60 signs around the college would remind students to keep it down between the hours of 9 p.m. and 7 a.m., while violators would face $250 fines.

(See previous West Chester Patch coverage of the "quiet zone" proposal here

West Chester mayor Carolyn Comitta told KYW that the fine should discourage “rowdiness” and give nearby residents some needed peace and quiet.

“It may be a deterrent because the fine is $250, but people need to be reminded,” the mayor said.

Read the full story here.

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