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West Chester school directors plan tax hike

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Scores of people gather in Kennett to remember those killed by gun violence

About 40 people gathered in Kennett Square Sunday at the Friends Meetinghouse to remember Chester County residents killed by gun violence, and to commemorate Gun Violence Awareness Day. The Kennett Community Choir directed by Leon Spencer, and hymns a...

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    Officials weigh proposal for 254 new townhouses off Route 202

    CONCORD >> Council began the first night of hearings Tuesday regarding a conditional use application from Pulte Homes to construct a 254-unit townhouse community on Route 202 near Glen Eagle Square.

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    Kennett Demon Robotics team to compete for world title in Detroit later this month

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Dan Folmar thinks Kennett High School students are among the most ingenious and the most creative in Chester County.

    Fran Maye
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    Beethoven and Bellinis: A review

    KENNETT >> The Kennett Symphony’s “Beethoven and Bellinis” program on Saturday afternoon at the Mendenhall Inn was a concert that combined the pleasures of music, food, drink and conviviality all in one event.

    Chris Barber
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    After 475 percent tax hike, residents plan protest in Kennett Township

    KENNETT TOWNSHIP >> After being hit with a 475 percent increase in property taxes this year, a group of Kennett Township residents plans to petition supervisors to rescind the tax increase, and put a lid on future spending.

    Fran Maye
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    Kennett High inducts National Honor Society members

    Kennett Square >> The Kennett High School Blue and White Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed the 2018-19 inductees at a ceremony and reception on April 4, 2018. The ceremony had been previously scheduled for March 21, but was postponed due to snow.

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    Downingtown pastor resigns; financial improprieties probed

    DOWNINGTOWN >> Parishioners at St. Joseph’s Church in Downingtown were told Sunday that their popular pastor, Monsignor Joseph McLoone, had recently resigned his position after being placed on administrative leave by the Philadelphia Archdiocese following the discovery of alleged financial and personal improprieties.

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    Mobile Agriculture Lab comes to Elk Ridge Elementary

    OXFORD >> Like the robins of spring, the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Science Lab showed up a Elk Ridge Elementary School to help the kids learn more about agriculture.

    Chris Barber
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    Hardy souls show up to gather trash along the Red Clay

    KENNETT SQUARE >> The volunteers who committed to clean up the land around the Red Clay Creek on Sunday morning didn’t back out on their promise, even though the weather took a nose dive overnight.

    Chris Barber
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    County awarded $766,000 for affordable housing in Chester County

    West Chester >> State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that three Chester County organizations were awarded $766,000 in total state funding to combat homelessness and improve and expand affordable housing options for those in need.

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    Volunteers needed for Red Clay Valley Clean Up this Sunday, April 15

    POCOPSON >> More than 700 volunteers are needed for the annual Red Clay Valley Clean Up to be held on Sunday, April 15 from 8 a.m. to noon. The clean up is co-sponsored by the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance (BRC) and the Delaware Nature Society (DNS) to sweep 90 miles of stream and road ways along the east and west branches of the Red Clay Creek, including Kennett Square going south through Yorklyn and Hockessin, Delaware and ending at Kirkwood Highway and Route 52.

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