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Lincoln U. president resigns over controversial remarks

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    Unionville, Kennett schools rank among elite in the nation

    EAST MARLBOROUGH>>The Unionville-Chadds Ford School District is the 15th best school district in the nation, and Kennett Consolidated the 42nd best in the state, according to a national ranking agency that rates both hard data and student surveys. In Pennsylvania, only Lower Merion School District, which placed fourth out of more than 13,000 public school districts, bested Unionville and Kennett.

    Fran Maye
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    Grant to be used for Anson Nixon Park upgrades

    A two-acre dog park at Anson B. Nixon Park in Kennett Square is just one of the many improvements that is scheduled to be completed sometime next year.

    Fran Maye
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    Unionville considering school redistricting plan

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Unionville-Chadds Ford School District board members will hear a presentation from McKissick and Associates on elementary school enrollment projections next month. Results of that study will guide the board and administration on whether or not plans to redistrict four elementary schools should go forward.

    Fran Maye
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    Scotty McMillan’s story touches hearts worldwide

    It’s hard for many to imagine, looking at the photos of an innocent Scotty McMillan, that the red-haired, blue-eyed toddler would in his short life become the subject of a horrific news story that has captured the attention of people around the world.

    By Kristina Scala kscala@dailylocal.com @Scala_Kris on Twitter |

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    Blaze breaks out in historic Kennett Square house

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at a historic borough structure on Wednesday. The fire broke out at 3:35 p.m. in a house at 220 N. Union St. known as the Chalfant House.

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    Avon Grove Board addresses communication issues

    PENN >> When the Avon Grove School Board met on Thursday, Nov. 13, it was at the Avon Grove Intermediate School (AGI), the same building that was evacuated because of a bomb threat exactly one week earlier.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st Century Media |

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    Avon Grove teachers rally for contract settlement

    PENN >> Avon Grove School District teachers braved sleet and chill on Thursday as they rallied for a new contract along Route 796 in front of the elementary school complex and district office.

    Chris Barber
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    West Grove ‘caretaker’ sentenced for molesting boys

    WEST CHESTER >> A man convicted of molesting two children in West Grove was sentenced to 83 to 166 years in prison, the Chester County District Attorney’s Office announced Friday.

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    Road cleanup helps family of fallen Avondale trooper keep his memory alive

    AVONDALE >> The family of a local state trooper who died six years ago at the hands of a drunken driver were out in force Sunday morning picking up trash alongside the road where the crash happened.

    Fran Maye
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    Route 52 roundabout will open by end of year

    POCOPSON >> Construction of the $2.1 million roundabout in Pocopson Township will finish by the end of the year, officials from the state Department of Transportation announced this week.

    Fran Maye
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