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New solar panel at C.F. Patton will provide more food for Kennett Food Cupboard

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  • General news

    New strategic plan for Avon Grove schools

    PENN >> The focus of the Oct. 9 Avon Grove School Board meeting was a presentation by Assistant Superintendent Margaret Sharp of the completed draft of the district’s new comprehensive strategic plan.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry 21st Century Media |

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    Unionville man paints his truck pink in tribute to his wife

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Pink is all the rage this month. Pink T-shirts, pink ribbons, pink socks — all to call awareness to celebrate survivors in October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

    Fran Maye
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    Oxford seeks members for Architectural Review Board

    WEST CHESTER >> State Senator Andy Dinniman announced last week that the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission officially certified the historical significance of the Oxford Borough Historic District, according to a press release from his office.

    Chris Barber
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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

    John Wood remembered as a ‘visionary’

    KENNETT SQUARE >> When John Wood had a vision that ultimately helped to form Kennett’s After The Bell Program, he knew the focus had to be on volunteerism and community spirit.

    Fran Maye
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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 |

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    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 |

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