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New Kennett Square borough manager plans to lead Kennett Square to greater prosperity

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    It’s official - it’s now Kennett Public Library

    KENNETT SQUARE>>It’s official. The Bayard Taylor Memorial Library in Kennett Square is now the Kennett Public Library.

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  • Crime

    Police reports

    State Police Avondale Endangering >> Courtney Anne Pinto, 36, of Oxford accidently shot a gun into a garage in the 300 block of Union School Road in Lower Oxford Township on April 11 at 10 p.m. The owner of the garage did not press charges, police said.

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    Two new part-time officers join Kennett Township police force; McCarthy still on paid leave

    The officers, Richard Bell and Johnathan Ortiz, raised their hands and repeated the oath of office to District Judge Daniel Maisano as the Kennett Township supervisors and other spectators looked on. The ceremony, which took place at the township’s monthly work session meeting, came about three weeks after McCarthy was placed on administrative leave following a traffic accident in which the vehicle he was driving struck another vehicle on Hillendale Road. No injuries resulted from the...

    By Matt Freeman For 21st-centurymedia.com Two new part-time officers were sworn in to the Kennett Township police force this week, in wake of Chief A|

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    Art Watch: Don’t miss the Chester County Studio Tour

    May is a month-long art tour-de force, starting with Gallery Walk in West Chester which took place May 1 and the biggest art event of the summer The Chester County Studio Tour on May 16 and 17, followed by The Downingtown Fine Arts Festival May 30 and 31.

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  • Education

    Kennett High student video producers score in 10-day challenge

    A group of Kennett High school students have stepped up to the challenge, the 10 Day Film Challenge that is, and two have emerged as high scoring award winners. The high school students in Frank Vanderslice’s video production class took part in an intense project in which teams of students make a movie -- writing, shooting, editing and scoring it, in just 10 school days and only on the school campus.

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  • News

    Willowdale Steeplechase - The upside of falling down

    Trying not to fall into Spartanburg’s sewage treatment plant was a first and last consideration on every ride on Tommy Pierce’s ponies. That was South Carolina. When my family migrated north to Pennsylvania, we had a lot more country to ride over. It seemed everyone rode, fox hunted showed and steeplechased. Major riding opportunity was just out the back door.

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    Nuns from St. Rocco get ‘closer to God’ by flying for first time

    NEW GARDEN>>John Tiplady, flight instructor at New Garden Flying Field, glanced at his computer at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday and didn’t like what he saw. Wind speeds of more than 25 mph were being predicted, and he knew flying a single-engine airplane in winds greater than 15 mph can be dangerous.

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  • News

    Kennett Township digs into reserve to cover McCarthy’s paid leave

    KENNETT TOWNSHIP>> Residents are getting 100 hours of police coverage weekly in wake of Police Chief Albert McCarthy being placed on paid administrative leave.

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    Fun, games and a good time at Kennett Prom

    KENNETT SQUARE >> “Promposal” was all the rage this year for the Kennett Prom, and is culminated in a good time Friday night at the DuPont Country Club in Delaware, site of the Kennett Prom.

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    Sharrett to retire after 23 years at St. Patrick’s in Kennett Square

    KENNETT SQUARE>>The pastor of St. Patrick’s church in Kennett Square is retiring next month, which marks 50 years since he was ordained a priest.

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