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Kennett Township may take ownership of Chandler Mill bridge

By Matt Freeman For 21st Century Media |

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  • Obituaries

    John Cotton Wood of Kennett Square

    John Cotton Wood, a resident of the Kendal Community in Kennett Square, died on Oct. 9, 2104, at the age of 97. Born in New York City on March 8, 1917, he grew up in areas around Boston and San Francisco and summered in Europe. He attended the Ojai Valley School in southern California, St. Marks School in Massachusetts, graduated from Harvard College in 1938 and served for four years in the Army, rising to the rank of Captain during WWII. He attended white-tie dances at FDR’s White...

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  • General news

    Future growth depends on preservation, says study

    EAST WHITELAND >> Economic growth for Chester County is as dependent on preserving natural beauty as encouraging business growth, said a new report to guide planning over the next 10 years.

    By Jim Callahan jcallahan@dailylocal.com @JimCallahan2 on Twitter |

  • General news

    Bette comes home

    LONDON GROVE >> Bette, the pig that was maliciously shot by an archer at the Chenoa Manor animal sanctuary, has returned home and is recovering nicely from her wounds, thanks to the skilled veterinary care at New Bolton Center.

    Chris Barber
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  • General news

    Embreeville developers continue challenge in West Bradford

    West Bradford >> The zoning hearing board received opening statements Wednesday in a dispute with a developer on whether the township meets its “fair share” obligation for housing growth.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar gdunbar@dailylocal.com @GingerDunbar on Twitter |

  • General news

    Oxford Library breaks ground for expansion

    A project that some thought was dead in the water and gained new life and taken wing.

    Chris Barber
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  • General news

    Penn settles on ambulance funding formula

    PENN >> Ensuring the safety of township residents has a price. At its Oct. 1 meeting, the Penn Township Board of Supervisors voted to approve a formula for funding the West Grove Ambulance service. The ambulance serves seven municipalities that have been struggling to determine a fair way to share the costs associated with ambulance service.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    New firearms ordinance enacted in Kennett Township

    KENNETT TOWNSHIP >> Supervisors have amended the township’s controversial firearms-use ordinance in hopes of finally arriving at regulations that can promote safety, avoid unreasonable restrictions, and survive legal scrutiny in a shooter-friendly state.

    By Matt Freeman For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Panel hears responders’ thoughts on bill to aid fire companies

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Members of the state House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee met Tuesday in the borough to consider a bill that would authorize volunteer fire companies to bill for “actual and reasonable costs,” excluding manpower.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Companion pig helps in rescue of pig shot with arrow at animal haven

    LONDON GROVE >> Chenoa Manor’s Bette is “some pig” — a friendly and inquisitive, tan, 600-pound pet that could very easily have assumed a role in E.B. White’s “Charlotte’s Web.”

    Chris Barber
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  • General news

    Kennett council says goodbye to borough manager

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Council started the process of saying goodbye to outgoing Borough Manager Brant Kucera at its Monday night meeting, and it also started the process of finding Kucera’s successor.

    By Matthew Freeman For 21st-centurymedia |

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