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Kennett student left on bus for 5 hours; probe begins |Apr 7, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE>>Police and school officials are working to determine how a seven-year-old student was left on a bus for more than five hours unattended.

Criminal charges filed against Kennett bus driver who left child on bus 6 hours |Apr 9, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE>>Criminal charges were filed Thursday against a bus driver who left a 7-year-old Kennett student on a bus for nearly six hours unattended.

Plan calls for 175 luxury apartments in downtown Kennett Square |Apr 10, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE>>Borough officials are considering a plan that would bring 175 luxury apartments and a pub restaurant to the western section of town.

Police seek two in early-morning armed robbery |Apr 11, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE >> Police are looking for two men who robbed a store at gunpoint early Saturday morning.

Kennett Square officials must manage growth responsibly |Apr 14, 2015

In case you haven’t noticed, Kennett Square is in the midst of an economic boom.

Plan would delay opening time for Unionville High School |Apr 22, 2015

EAST MARLBOROUGH>> Citing health benefits, Unionville-Chadds Ford school directors are considering a proposal to start the school day for high school students up to an hour later.

Police Reports |Apr 17, 2015

State Police Avondale DUI >> Melissa Murphy Ludwig of Cochranville was arrested for DUI following a crash at Ewing Road east of Barnsgate in Londonderry Township on April 2 at 7:35 p.m., police said.

Victory opens second brewpub in Kennett Square |Apr 21, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE>>Two years after borough council created an ordinance specifically allowing brew pubs in town, Victory Brewing Co. opened this week in Kennett Square at the corner of Cypress Street and Mill Road.

Construction of new Route 926 bridge in Pocopson delayed |Apr 11, 2015

POCOPSON>>Construction to replace the deteriorated bridge on Route 926 near Pocopson Road that spans the Brandywine Creek which was supposed to take place later this year has been delayed until March of 2016.

Kennett teacher is Citadel finalist |Apr 16, 2015

Michael Kelly is the finalist for the Kennett Consolidated School District in Citadel’s Heart of Learning Program. He was given his finalist award at the Kennett High School faculty meeting on Monday, April 6, by representatives from the Oxford Branch of the Citadel Federal Credit Union.

Nuns from St. Rocco get ‘closer to God’ by flying for first time |Apr 29, 2015

NEW GARDEN>>John Tiplady, flight instructor at New Garden Flying Field, glanced at his computer at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday and didn’t like what he saw. Wind speeds of more than 25 mph were being predicted, and he knew flying a single-engine airplane in winds greater than 15 mph can be dangerous.

Mushroom Festival awards $80,000 in grants to 47 local organizations |Apr 22, 2015

On April 17, the Red Clay Room filled with Mushroom Festival supporters for this year’s Spring Gala, the event where the Mushroom Festival awards the grants to local non profit organizations.

Latest Kennett Square vendor brings restaurant cooking to the home |Apr 17, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE >> Takeout has just taken a step up thanks to chef Raymond Maxwell’s upscale, casual cuisine. His Chef-a-Topia in the borough joins Market at Liberty Place’s other food, beverage and grocery purveyors.

Hillendale Elementary gets UCFEF’s largest grant; will fund running trail |Apr 7, 2015

Hillendale Awarded UCF Education Foundation’s Largest Grant in 2015!

Clarke named police chief in East Marlborough |Apr 7, 2015

Robert Clarke—until Monday night the lieutenant and officer in charge of the East Marlborough Township police department—can now simply be called “chief”.

House arrest for local man who fired handgun inside his home |Apr 22, 2015

WEST CHESTER >> Thirty days of house arrest followed by a year of probation has been ordered for a southern Chester County man who police say admitted accidentally firing a handgun inside his home when his 14-year-old daughter and wife were present.

Little Black Dress a girls’ night out to support a great cause |Apr 10, 2015

Tick Tock Early Learning Center’s fifth annual Little Black Dress event is on Saturday, April 18 in Kennett Square. Several fun and exciting new vendors and artisans will bring the latest designs in fashion jewelry and many other accessories for women of all ages.

Kennett Township digs into reserve to cover McCarthy’s paid leave |Apr 26, 2015

KENNETT TOWNSHIP>> Residents are getting 100 hours of police coverage weekly in wake of Police Chief Albert McCarthy being placed on paid administrative leave.

Sharrett to retire after 23 years at St. Patrick’s in Kennett Square |Apr 24, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE>>The pastor of St. Patrick’s church in Kennett Square is retiring next month, which marks 50 years since he was ordained a priest.

Unionville clarifies its stance with teachers |Apr 17, 2015

Editor’s Note: The folowing was issued as a follow-up to negotiations between the Unionville-Chadds Ford school board of directors and the teachers’ union. This statement is also posted on the district’s web site:

Four Unionville teens from Troop 22 earn Eagle status |Apr 21, 2015

Boy Scouts of America Troop 22 in Unionville honored four scouts last Sunday when they received the rank of Eagle. Troop 22, chartered in 1924 was begun by P.S. du Pont, who hired the first Scoutmaster.

Fun, games and a good time at Kennett Prom |Apr 24, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE >> “Promposal” was all the rage this year for the Kennett Prom, and is culminated in a good time Friday night at the DuPont Country Club in Delaware, site of the Kennett Prom.

Kennett YMCA recognizes Genesis HealthCare |Apr 21, 2015

Genesis HealthCare, Inc. (Genesis), one of the largest post-acute care providers in the United States, today announced that Genesis received the Kennett Area YMCA’s Annual Corporate Sponsorship Plaque for their ongoing commitment to the Kennett Area YMCA.

Willowdale Steeplechase - The upside of falling down |May 5, 2015

Trying not to fall into Spartanburg’s sewage treatment plant was a first and last consideration on every ride on Tommy Pierce’s ponies. That was South Carolina. When my family migrated north to Pennsylvania, we had a lot more country to ride over.