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Work begins Monday to widen Route 322 to four lanes |Mar 18, 2017

UPPER CHICHESTER > After nearly a half-century of planning, the work to widen Route 322 to four lanes will begin on Monday. But the project, which will feature grassy medians and left and right turning lanes at certain intersections, won’t be completed for at least six years.

Holdsworth to be named only the third police chief in Kennett Square in past 45 years |Mar 20, 2017

KENNETT SQUARE >> Lt. William Holdsworth will be sworn in next month as only the third police chief in the past 45 years in the borough.

Kennett Square cracking down on speeders |Mar 21, 2017

Kennett Square is cracking down on speeders.

Bayard Taylor’s gift to Kennett Square: An old cannon |Mar 18, 2017

The 19th century was a period of dramatic developments in science, technology and ways of thinking. It was also a changeover from the era of the Enlightenment to one more focused on expression in the age of Romanticism.

Local man finds extremely rare coin hidden in antique table |Mar 18, 2017

COATESVILLE >> As a driver for ROVER, Danny Johnson gets to know a lot of people. Most are friendly. But one person he developed a close bond with was an elderly man who had never driven a vehicle.

REVIEW: Kennett High students shine in “Drowsy Chaperone” |Mar 20, 2017

The sardonic Broadway hit “The Drowsy Chaperone” that is full of wise cracks so dearly beloved by teenagers was a true smash hit this past week. The auditorium was well filled for three performances, and the cast moved with precision under the direction of Cindy Albertini and Music Director Katie Soukup.

REVIEW: Mary Poppins and friends fly high at Unionville High School |Mar 20, 2017

Last weekend Unionville High School presented a beautiful production of the beloved story of Mary Poppins. With a very talented cast and all the bells and whistles of a modern stage set up, they not only flew the magical Mary Poppins but also two of her friends.

Brandywine Valley SPCA offers $20 spay/neuter surgeries in March |Mar 21, 2017

WEST CHESTER >> The Brandywine Valley SPCA (BVSPCA) will be offering spay/neuter surgeries to residents of Chester County, Delaware County, and New Castle County for just a $20 co-pay during the month of March.

LETTER: It appears Eric Roe is going back on his promise |Mar 21, 2017

I attended a debate between Mr. Eric Roe and his opponent just before the November 2016 election. They were running for the office of State House Representative from the 158th district. At that debate Mr.

Celebrate spring at Point to Point horse races |Mar 21, 2017

POCOPSON >> Just as there were hints of a very early spring – temperatures in the 60s, flowers popping up and birds everywhere, reality hit us with a mid-March snow storm. But don’t despair, a sure sign of spring in Chester County is a big racing event.

More than 100 rally at Costello’s office urging no vote on ACA repeal |Mar 23, 2017

WEST CHESTER >> With chants like “Hey Hey, Ho Ho, we need to see Costello,” and “Keep it, keep it, people really need it,” more than 100 people gathered at Rep. Ryan Costello’s office Thursday at noon to protest the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

Kennett High School welcomes humanitarian aid worker |Mar 22, 2017

Former humanitarian aid worker Carl Wilkens will be visiting Kennett High School on April 7, 2017, to discuss with the entire student body his experiences in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide. Wilkens was the only US citizen to stay behind when foreign nationals were evacuated with many of the UN peacekeepers.