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Local firm donates new home comfort system to Kennett cancer victim

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Two Kennett High seniors named Merit semifinalists

Staff Report Kennett Square >> Kennett High School seniors Benjamin A. Jordan and Sarah E. Ploener have been recognized as National Merit Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. ...

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    Work begins on Route 41 in Chatham

    The Wolf Administration announced that construction is beginning on a project to improve travel and safety along Route 41 (Gap Newport Pike) on the approach to the Route 841 (Chatham Road) Intersection by constructing a gateway at the north and south ends of the Village of Chatham in London Grove Township, Chester County. The project is scheduled to be completed in late December.

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    UHS aide’s sex trial put on hold

    WEST CHESTER >> The attorney for a former teacher’s aide at Unionville High School accused of having sex with two students there on Monday asked the Common Pleas Court judge overseeing her upcoming trial to keep the prosecution from presenting evidence that she allegedly smoked marijuana with one of teenagers.

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    After The Bell plans Block Party

    Staff Report Kennett Square >> The local Kennett Square community is invited to join in the fun of After-The-Bell at the After-The-Bell Block Party on Thursday, Sept. 21 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Held in conjunction with Kennett Square’s Third Thursday celebration, the Block Party will take place on Broad Street and Apple Alley, one block south of State Street.

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    Parade ushers in a weekend of festivities in Kennett Square

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Ushering in a weekend of food, rides, demonstrations, craft vendors and music, the Mushroom Parade marched up State Street on Friday evening in honor of the festival to follow.

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    Hyatt hotel plan for Kennett Square shot down

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Council unanimously shot down a proposal to build a seven-story, 105-room hotel in the heart of Kennett Square, after hearing from more than a dozen residents that the proposed location was ill-suited to the character of the borough.

    Fran Maye
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    Kennett Township drafts ordinance regulating marijuana facilities

    Kennett Township >> Nobody wants to grow, distribute, or sell medical marijuana in Kennett Township. Yet.

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    Kennett Square inks deal selling land to Kennett Library at below-market rate

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Kennett Square officials on Sept. 6 officially sold a parcel of land it owns in the center of its business district to the Kennett Library, setting the stage for construction of a state-of-the-art library that could house an auditorium.

    Fran Maye
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    Unionville partners with Texas school district in lesson on kindness

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Unionville High School Principal Jimmy Conley’s is using the disaster in Houston caused by Hurricane Harvey to teach his students a lesson in kindness.

    Fran Maye
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    Holliday honored for 20 years of service as Kennett Square’s finance director

    Kathy M. Holliday, who has worked as finance director in Kennett Square for the past 20 years, was honored at the Sept.5 council meeting for her dedicated service. She recently announced her retirement. Geoff Bosley, who is on the borough’s finance committee, said Holliday has always “gone the extra mile” to help Kennett SQuare. Said Holliday: It’s been great to improve Kennett Square to where we are today.” Pictured from left: Bosley, Holliday, and Dan...

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    DACA decision could devastate local economy, officials claim

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Rosedo Billafuerte, a laboratory technician from Avondale who graduated with honors last year from Immaculata University, broke out in tears in front of his boss when he learned the news that he may soon be deported to Mexico.

    Fran Maye
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