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West Chester firm ordered to repay consumers for failed T-shirt campaign

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Work on intersection at old Red Rose Inn starts this week

PENN TOWNSHIP >> State Senator Andy Dinniman and state Rep. John Lawrence will be joined by PennDOT and Penn Township officials on Thursday, April 27 at 2 p.m. at the site of the former Red Rose Inn to kick off the project to improve and realign...

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    UPDATED: Kennett High School closed after legionella bacteria found in water system

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Kennett High School was ordered closed Friday, April 7, after routine testing of the hot water systems at Kennett High School, a positive test result for legionella bacteria was confirmed.

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    Holdsworth sworn in as Kennett Square’s newest police chief

    KENNETT SQUARE >> William Holdsworth was sworn in as Kennett Square’s newest police chief April 3 in a unanimous vote by borough council. He succeeds Ed Zunino, who retired last year after many years of service.

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    Railroad tracks creating problems for proposed 12-mile trail in Kennett Township

    KENNETT TOWNSHIP >> Two ankle-high strips of steel represent a stumbling block for Kennett Township’s ambitious trail system plans.

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    Stroud Center honors Eagle Scout for design of outdoor education kiosk

    AVONDALE >> A nature-inspired outdoor classroom, with an education kiosk designed by Eagle Scout Payton Shonk, is fostering streamside learning at Stroud Water Research Center. More than 5,000 students and adults have learned about freshwater stewardship at the outdoor classroom since its debut last fall, and on Thursday, Shonk, 18, was honored for his outstanding project. Executive Director Dave Arscott, Ph.D., and Tara Muenz, assistant director of education, honored Shonk in front of...

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    Many from Kennett Square fought in World War I

    “There was fighting in the mountains and at night we could see the flashes from the artillery. In the dark it was like summer lightning, but the nights were cool and there was not the feeling of a storm coming.”

    By Gene Pisasale For 21st-centurymedia.com |

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    Developers flocking to Kennett Square; interest in the town at all-time high

    KENNETT SQUARE >> When borough officials crafted an ordinance permitted brewpubs a few years back, good things started to happen. Businesses prospered. Developers started to show an interest in the town of just one square mile.

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    Journey toward one billion steps begins with stroll through Kennett Square

    WEST CHESTER >> Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu is remembered for remarking that the journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. In Chester County, the journey toward one billion steps has began with a stroll through Kennett Square.

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    Local third-grade Girl Scout Brownies learn to share with Family Promise

    Girl Scout Brownie Troop 4707, from Unionville Elementary, met with Susan Minarchi, Executive Director, Family Promise of Southern Chester County to deliver donations in the form of supplies and money. This was the year long culmination of the Third grade girls’ work on their Philanthropy and Give Back badges, as well as their World of Girls Journey. Susan spent time talking to the Girl Scouts about Family Promise and the services they provide, as well as answering the girls’...

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    Kennett High School inducts National Honor Society members

    KENNETT SQUARE >> The Kennett High School Blue and White Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed the 2017-18 inductees at a ceremony and reception on March 22, 2017.

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    Newlin Township officials to take on gerrymandering

    NEWLIN TOWNSHIP >> At its April 10th meeting, the Newlin Township Board of Supervisors will be discussing a resolution seeking to end gerrymandering in Pennsylvania by supporting legislation calling for fair, independent nonpartisan redistricting reform.

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