Kennett Paper

Kennett School District social services provider named an exceptional woman |Apr 29, 2016

Kennett Consolidated School District is proud to announce that social services provider Ms. Maribel Gonzalez was recently honored for her excellence in education at the 2016 YWCA Tri-County Area’s Tribute to Exceptional Women.

Drones: The newest technology in use at Unionville High School |Apr 29, 2016

EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Look up in the sky on any given afternoon in the vicinity of Unionville High School, and you may see a drone, filming all the action below.

Jury could get case today in murder trial of Kennett grad |Apr 29, 2016

LANCASTER >> A Common Pleas court jury here could begin deliberating the fate of a Kennett Square man accused of killing his girlfriend in her dormitory room at Millersville University as early as this afternoon.

Drones: The newest technology in use at Unionville High School |Apr 29, 2016

EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Look up in the sky on any given afternoon in the vicinity of Unionville High School, and you may see a drone, filming all the action below.

New, revolutionary CT scanner unveiled at New Bolton Center |Apr 28, 2016

EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center this week unveiled a new, revolutionary robotics-controlled imaging system that could benefit both animals and humans.

Kennett, Unionville students to perform at Carnegie Hall |Apr 28, 2016

A select group of Chester County students from the Music School of Delaware’s Suzuki Academy will be performing onstage at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The sold-out concert will take place as part of The Academy—a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education.

New LCH medical director provides pediatric care to underserved in Kennett area |Apr 27, 2016

This spring, southern Chester County has a new local, year-round resource to help keep our kids healthy: La Comunidad Hispana (LCH). Thanks to LCH Medical Director Cindy D. Schmeltz, DNP, FNP-C, CRNP, the longstanding nonprofit community health center now provides pediatric care to uninsured and underinsured infants and children.

Kennett High FBLA team heads for Nationals in Atlanta |Apr 27, 2016

Kennett High School’s FBLA E-Business Team and individual competitors in Business Law, Securities and Investments, and Impromptu Speaking advanced out of state competition to the Future Business Leaders of America National Conference and Competition to be held in Atlanta, June 29 through July 2.

OUR VIEW: Let the beer flow in Kennett Square! |Apr 27, 2016

So, the mayor of Kennett Square has gone on record publicly saying he doesn’t mind if people refer to Kennett Square as a beer town.

Tom Brady Deflategate suspension upheld by appeals court |Apr 27, 2016

On April 25, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the decision of the lower court and reinstated the four game suspension of New England Patriot quarterback Tom Brady arising out of the Deflategate scandal.

Kennett Demon Robotics team completes impressive season |Apr 27, 2016

Staff Report Kennett High School Demon Robotics completed its fifth season with an impressive finish at the district competition held in Bethlehem, PA, from April 14 to 16.

Roe is apparent winner in 158th write-in contest |Apr 27, 2016

West Goshen >> Eric Roe, the first-time candidate who jumped into the race for the Republican nomination in the troubled 158th Legislative District just weeks ago, has apparently captured that write-in Primary Election win.

D’Amico selected as Mushroom Festival honorary chair |Apr 26, 2016

Louise D’Amico selected as 31st Annual Mushroom Festival Honorary Chair

Police reports |Apr 26, 2016

State Police Avondale Barracks Wallet Found >> A multi-colored wallet containing $335 and a Starbucks gift card was found in a shopping cart in the Kennett Square Walmart in the 500 block of Schoolhouse Road in East Marlborough Township on March 26, police said.

New flea market opens in May in downtown Kennett Square; runs through the summer |Apr 26, 2016

KENNETT SQUARE >> Officials have given the green light to a local merchant to set up a flea market on Saturdays through the summer in the borough’s historic district.

First annual Pet Fest coming to Anson Nixon Park in Kennett Square May 21 |Apr 26, 2016

KENNETT SQUARE>> If you have a pet, you won’t want to miss the first annual Kennett Rotary Pet Fest on May 21 at Anson Nixon Park.

New Garden police arrest man in connection with rash of thefts at Hartefeld Golf Club development |Apr 23, 2016

On Monday April 11, 2016 at 4:17 a.m., New Garden Township Police Officers responded to the Hartefeld development for multiple reports of theft from motor vehicles discovered. Officers met with several victims who related sometime during the overnight hours items were stolen from numerous unlocked vehicles.

Mushroom Festival awards $85,000 in grants to 47 local organizations |Apr 22, 2016

The Mushroom Festival presented this year’s grants to 47 local organizations at the Grant Recipients Reception at the Kennett Square Inn on April 14.

Kennett Township beefs up its police force |Apr 22, 2016

KENNETT TOWNSHIP >> A new police officer was sworn in this week, bolstering the township’s police force yet again.

Kennett High wins first ChesMont track title in 25 years with help of student battling cancer |Apr 22, 2016

KENNETT SQUARE >> Two days before Kennett High School’s Track & Field team’s biggest match of the season, one of their standout athletes, John Paul Dean, was in A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, being treated for Stage 4 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

Kennett, Unionville, Avon Grove high schools among best in nation according to U.S. News |Apr 21, 2016

KENNETT SQUARE >> Three southern Chester County school districts -- Kennett Consolidated, Unionville-Chadds Ford, and Avon Grove -- all earned silver medals in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best High Schools in the Nation report released this week.

Get ready for the Kennett Run on May 14! |Apr 21, 2016

Twenty seven years ago inspired Kennett residents got together to launch a 5K/10K Race to showcase our local community and raise money for local charities. Over the years the Race has done a fantastic job at accomplishing both goals.

Horse pelted with paintballs finds new friend at secret pasture |Apr 20, 2016

EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Lily, the 20-year-old horse pelted 130 times by paintballs has found a mate.

Overweight truck law already paying huge dividends for Kennett Twp., Kennett Square |Apr 19, 2016

KENNETT SQUARE >> Kennett Square and Kennett Township officials are making good on their promise that they don’t want overweight trucks on their roads.

Son of East Marlborough drug kingpin guilty in cocaine ring case |Apr 19, 2016

WEST CHESTER >>The son of an East Marlborough man who led a multi-million dollar cocaine trafficking ring that used connections with a Mexican drug cartels to brings drugs to the southern Chester County area and elsewhere has been found guilty of being a participant in the ring.

Police Reports |Apr 19, 2016

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Napoles named employee of month at Kennett YMCA |Apr 19, 2016

Gustavo Napoles, a custodian at the Kennett Area YMCA, has been named Employee of the Month. “Gustavo always lends a helping hand when needed and is very compassionate and friendly to his team and members,” said Doug Nakashima, executive director of the Kennett YMCA.

Run for Our Sons winners announced |Apr 18, 2016

The winners in Unionville’s Run for Our Sons race held April 16:

Apologies for gridlock in Chadds Ford Saturday |Apr 18, 2016

Editor: What was planned to be a beautiful unique spring event offering treasures, antiques and a beautiful spring day setting of food and music turned into a very very unexpected amount of attendance, traffic issue and regrettable impact to the community.

Holocaust survivor to take part in Unionville concert April 30 |Apr 15, 2016

EAST MARLBOROUGBH >> Leon Spencer says Donald McCullough’s “Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the campus” is so powerful, it puts him to tears.

Kennett Middle School Library gets challenging Lego Wall |Apr 15, 2016

KENNETT SQUARE >> It was a simple concept, but Charlie Streitwieser’s project has become a hit at the Kennett Middle School library.

Willowdale Chapel helping to build future for women |Apr 14, 2016

Did you know that most girls in developing countries will miss 20% of the school year because of their period and most women are not able to leave home to work to support families during menstruation? Join us in helping to break this “curse” and assist to free these women.

Kennett school directors approve personnel items |Apr 14, 2016

The Kennett Consolidated School Board approved the following personnel items:

Property owners in Unionville School District face 2.8 percent tax hike |Apr 14, 2016

EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Taxes will be going up for property owners in the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District by 2.8 percent, according to the 2016-17 preliminary budget unveiled at Monday night’s work session.

Thousands expected for Cinco de Mayo festival May 1 in Kennett Square |Apr 14, 2016

KENNETT SQUARE >> More than 10,000 people are expected for the 15th annual Cinco de Mayo Festival, set for Sunday, May 1.

Police probe possible child luring at bus stop in Kennett Township |Apr 13, 2016

The Kennett Township Police Department is investigating a possible attempted child luring incident.

Unionville grad Courtney Smith qualifies for shot at Olympic stardom |Apr 12, 2016

EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Courtney Smith, a 2014 graduate of Unionville High School, has qualified for the Olympic trials after posting the fastest 10K NCAA time in the country at Stanford University earlier this month.

Stirling resigns as member of Kennett School Board |Apr 12, 2016

With evident reluctance and praise for his eight years of service, the members of the Kennett Consolidated School Board accepted the resignation of Douglas Stirling.

Police reports |Apr 11, 2016

State Police Avondale Barracks Rear end >> A car was pulling out at the Route 1 exit at Route 896 in Upper Oxford Township on April 6 at 5:30 p.m., but stopped for oncoming traffic. The car behind it struck it.

Motorist helps police nab burglary suspect in Chadds Ford |Apr 8, 2016

CHADDS FORD >> Dana Loundas knew something wasn’t quite right when she saw a car zooming down Creek Road, on the wrong side, at a high rate of speed Wednesday morning. Then she heard the sirens.

Kennett Square’s status as a beer town doesn’t bother the mayor |Apr 8, 2016

KENNETT SQUARE >>Mayor Matt Fetick doesn’t mind at all if people refer to Kennett Square as a beer town.

Watch for new speed limit signs in Kennett Township |Apr 7, 2016

For A couple of under-regulated stretches of road in Kennett Township are set to get official new speed limit signs.

Brandywine Wine Trail links local wineries with local artisans |Apr 7, 2016

For the entire month of April , seven winery tasting rooms along The Brandywine Artisan Wine Trail will be celebrating the “Art of Spring” with a wide variety of Spring inspired art events.

Bills would allow local police to nab speeders with radar |Apr 7, 2016

WEST CHESTER >> Speeding on residential streets is one of the most prevalent complaints West Goshen Police Chief Joseph Gleason receives. Yet he is forced to use old, outdated technology to catch speeders because Pennsylvania is the only state in the nation that prohibits municipal police from using radar.

Police Log |Apr 6, 2016

State Police Avondale Barracks Retail Theft >> Three men entered a Walgreens in the 600 block of Gap-Newport Pike in London Grove Township on March 19 at 5:35 p.m. One of them took razors and deodorant and walked out, but the merchandise fell out of his pant legs, polic said.

Grant gives nature preserve project in Kennett a huge boost |Apr 6, 2016

For The effort to create a nature preserve in the Chandler Mill Bridge area has once again benefited from an auspicious combination of hard work and good luck.

LCH in Kennett Square offering free access to technology |Apr 6, 2016

KENNETT SQUARE >> Many low-income residents in southern Chester County will soon be able to access technology and gain greater independence thanks to a new program at La Comunidad Hispana.

Kennett Square, Kennett Township adopt law cracking down on overweight trucks |Apr 5, 2016

KENNETT SQUARE >> In a move officials hope will curb tractor-trailer traffic in the borough, council Monday night adopted an ordinance for a inter-municipal agreement with Kennett Township that targets overweight rigs.

Route 1 widening gets green light; will begin in 2018 |Apr 5, 2016

For Interest was high, to put it mildly—the standing-room-only crowd spilled out into the hall at the East Marlborough Township’s headquarters building.

KebaBurritos opens soon at The Market at Liberty Place in Kennett |Apr 4, 2016

The Market at Liberty Place in Kennett Square is pleased to announce KebaBurritos, a Mexiterranean Grill, will be opening early May.