In Other News

Kennett Beverage diversifies to sell freshest, cheapest produce around

By Fran Maye|

Man and goat walking through county to help needy children

WEST GROVE >> A man walking his goat along rural roads is not a sight often seen in Chester County. But Steve Wescott is doing just that, and West Grove, Avondale and Kennett Square are just a few of his stops on his 3,800-mile journey from the ...

By Fran Maye|

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  • News

    Unionville High Marching Band Camp wraps up

    The 82 dedicated musicians and color guard of the Unionville High School Marching Band spent the last days of their summer vacation transforming themselves into a precise, professional and

    Staff Report |

  • Education

    Local school supply lists now available online TeacherLists.com

    Parents from local schools have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year, as all of their schools supply lists are now posted on TeacherLists.com.

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  • Crime

    Police Reports

    West Grove Police Drug arrest >> Eric Brodhead, of Nottingham, was arrested on Aug. 12 and charged with violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act (Act 64), as well as with Vehicle Code violations, stemming from a traffic stop on 08/12/2016. The 2003 Mitsubishi that Brodhead was operating was stopped in the 300 block of Baltimore Pike in West Grove for equipment violations. During the stop, Brodhead was found to be in possession of a small amount of...

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  • News

    New program helps families to help themselves out of poverty

    KENNETT SQUARE >> A new initiative that helps people to cut the chains of poverty -- something that has worked in other parts of the country -- is coming to southern Chester County this fall. And local officials feel it could have a dramatic impact.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Register now for Mushroom Festival events

    Take your Mushroom Festival experience to the next level by registering for one of its special events such as the Antique and Classic Car Show, the Mushroom Run and Fun Walk, or the Cute-As-A-Button (Mushroom) Baby Photo Contest, or the Community Parade. Many events offer discounts for preregistration and include admission wristbands. All applications and online registration links are found at the Mushroom Festival’s website: mushroomfestival.org. The 31st Annual Mushroom Festival is...

    Staff Report |

  • News

    51st annual Chadds Ford Days set Sept. 10 and Sept. 11

    Chadds Ford Days will take place Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Staff Report |

  • News

    Family Promise receives car for needy local family

    The loss of a car can lead to the loss of a job which will lead to the loss of a home. That is exactly what happened to one family who is participating in the Family Promise of Southern Chester County program. Thanks to Recycled Rides, a program of the National Auto Body Council, a young dad, mom, and two small children are on the road to self- sufficiency.

    Staff Report |

  • News

    Carla Pedicone named Kennett YMCA employee of month

    Carla Pedicone has been selected employee of the month at the Kennett Area YMCA.

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  • Opinion

    Kennett Library needs new facility now

    Editor: Here we go again. After over two decades of announcing the need for a new library facility, the current library board and earlier library boards have failed to provide a new facility. Instead, the current board is forming another new committee to conduct additional study.

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  • News

    Proposed soils ordinance in Kennett Township appears washed out

    An ongoing effort to persuade Kennett Township to adopt its own soils ordinance appears to be losing ground, if the township’s latest response is any indicator.

    By Matt Freeman For 21st-centurymedia.com |

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