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Four new stores to open at Shoppes at Longwood: Ross Dress for Less, Fine Wine & Good Spirits, Ulta and OshKosh B’gosh

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Kennett area household bombarded with six large take-out orders it never placed

KENNETT SQUARE >> A Kennett area home was deluged with food delivery orders over the weekend, orders they never placed. ...

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    Christianna Hannum wins Winnie award for documentary on Nancy Penn Smith Hannum

    Unionville >> Goodnight Ladies, a 37-minute documentary film about the world’s most famous Master of Fox Hounds, Nancy Penn Smith Hannum, has won a Winnie award at the Equus Film Festival for best of Equestrian History.

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    Kennett school officials plan 2.2 percent real estate tax hike

    Kennett Square >> Residents of the Kennett school district might see their real-estate taxes go up by 2.27 percent under a proposed preliminary budget.

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    LETTER: Unionville Indian mascot must be preserved

    The Unionville-Chadds Ford students who are advocating the removal of our Indian Mascot are showing their historic ignorance and possibly their bigotry. The Lenape Indians lived in our region long before European immigrants arrived and slowly, mainly peacefully, push their Indian neighbors to the west. The last Lenape Indian, Indian Hannah, in the region died in 1802. There may still be Lenape Indians on our reservations in the west.

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    A new rectory for Assumption and St. Rocco

    WEST GROVE >> Assumption BVM Pastor Father Scott Brockson has announced the sale of the old Blessed Virgin Mary Church complex that sits along Evergreen Avenue in the borough. In all it includes the church, the rectory and the convent, and it occupies 1.8 acres of ground.

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    Kennett High School’s Mini-Thon set for Feb. 23-24

    Kennett Square >> A dedicated and enthusiastic group of over two hundred KHS students will remain on their feet from 8 p.m. Friday, February 23, to 6 a.m. on Saturday morning for Mini-THON, an event to raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund to benefit pediatric cancer research and families whose children are battling the disease. Through a variety of events, raffles, generous corporate contributions, donations, and the Wizards basketball game, students have already raised thousands of...

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    Primo’s to open its 52nd Pa. store in Kennett on Tuesday; first 100 to get free hoagie

    Staff Report Kennett Square >> On Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 the Primo Hoagies organization will welcome their newest franchise to the Philadelphia market at 1278 Baltimore Pike, Toughenamon, PA. Opening the doors at 10 am, PrimoHoagies Kennett Square will provide the first 100 customers with a free Primo size hoagie. After the first 100 customers, they are offering $6.99 Primo size hoagies for the rest of the day.

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    Scores take the polar plunge; record funding achieved

    WEST CHESTER >> About 100 people took the Polar Plunge Saturday morning, taking a dip in the icy Brandywine River, all to raise money to help the local environment. Now in its 10th year, more money was raised this year than in any other year.

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    Landenberg woman announces candidacy for 13th District seat

    COCHRANVILLE >> Sue Walker, a Democrat and a resident of Landenberg, has announced her candidacy for the state House of Representatives, 13th District. The seat has been held for the past eight years by Republican incumbent John Lawrence.

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    Three Avon Grove seniors honored for saving life of elderly man

    Jennersville >> Three Avon Grove seniors were honored Feb. 7 for saving the life of an elderly man at the Jennersville YMCA in December.

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    Officials begin planning for roundabout in Kennett Township; cost pegged at $2.6 million

    Kennett Township >> A near-capacity crowd gathered at Kennett Township’s municipal building Wednesday night to see if a roundabout was the answer to chronic congestion at the Five Points intersection.

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