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Police say Kennett man a fugitive in child-porn case

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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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    Oxford Council will hasten complaints to zoning officer

    OXFORD >> Oxford Borough has an ordinance to protect residents from disruptive neighbors at rental properties, but to get help, a police report on complaints is required to start the process. Residents from South Street came to the Nov. 10 borough council meeting asking for help, contending that police have been called for noise and other complaints. Multiple complaints can result in substantial fines, but apparently the zoning officer has not been getting reports from the police...

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st Century Media |

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    Scouts retire old flags at evening ceremony

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Streaks of red and blue in the western sunset sky, reminiscent of the colors in Old Glory, showcased the flag retirement ceremony at the Kennett Fire Company on Sunday evening.

    Chris Barber
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    Kennett School Board votes against banning book

    NEW GARDEN >> It’s a topic no parent wants to ever hear on the television or read in the paper, but the number school of shootings and active shooters have risen over the years from six in 2000 to 16 incidents in 2013, with 24 percent of those happening in educational environments, according to a recent report released by the FBI.

    Candice Monhollan
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