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Kennett area household bombarded with six large take-out orders it never placed

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Students at West Chester schools plan walkout over gun violence

WEST CHESTER >> Students at all three of West Chester’s high schools – Rustin, East and Henderson – will participate in a 17-minute walkout March 14 in a unified demonstration seeking common sense gun reform and to make scho...

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    Dane Decor in Downingtown up for sale

    Downingtown >> The owners of Dane Décor will be selling their iconic property at 216 and 222 East Lancaster Ave, in Downingtown. The business will remain open while the property is listed.

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    Christianna Hannum wins Winnie award for documentary on Nancy Penn Smith Hannum

    Unionville >> Goodnight Ladies, a 37-minute documentary film about the world’s most famous Master of Fox Hounds, Nancy Penn Smith Hannum, has won a Winnie award at the Equus Film Festival for best of Equestrian History.

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    No injuries in crash at Route 1 intersection in Concord during funeral procession

    Concord Township >> No one was injured in a three-vehicle crash Feb. 3 when a car traveled through a green light and collided with a car in a funeral procession at the intersection of Route 1 and Cheney Road in Concord Township, police said. The driver of a truck that was stopped at the green light allowing the funeral procession to proceed claimed back pain, but refused EMS services.

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    Kennett school officials plan 2.2 percent real estate tax hike

    Kennett Square >> Residents of the Kennett school district might see their real-estate taxes go up by 2.27 percent under a proposed preliminary budget.

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    LETTER: Unionville Indian mascot must be preserved

    The Unionville-Chadds Ford students who are advocating the removal of our Indian Mascot are showing their historic ignorance and possibly their bigotry. The Lenape Indians lived in our region long before European immigrants arrived and slowly, mainly peacefully, push their Indian neighbors to the west. The last Lenape Indian, Indian Hannah, in the region died in 1802. There may still be Lenape Indians on our reservations in the west.

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    A new rectory for Assumption and St. Rocco

    WEST GROVE >> Assumption BVM Pastor Father Scott Brockson has announced the sale of the old Blessed Virgin Mary Church complex that sits along Evergreen Avenue in the borough. In all it includes the church, the rectory and the convent, and it occupies 1.8 acres of ground.

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    Kennett High School’s Mini-Thon set for Feb. 23-24

    Kennett Square >> A dedicated and enthusiastic group of over two hundred KHS students will remain on their feet from 8 p.m. Friday, February 23, to 6 a.m. on Saturday morning for Mini-THON, an event to raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund to benefit pediatric cancer research and families whose children are battling the disease. Through a variety of events, raffles, generous corporate contributions, donations, and the Wizards basketball game, students have already raised thousands of...

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    Two killed in West Goshen crash

    WEST GOSHEN>>Two West Chester residents were killed in a head on crash when a northbound 2018 Volvo S90 crossed into the southbound lane, just before midnight Saturday night, at 1000 Pottstown Pike.

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    Primo’s to open its 52nd Pa. store in Kennett on Tuesday; first 100 to get free hoagie

    Staff Report Kennett Square >> On Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 the Primo Hoagies organization will welcome their newest franchise to the Philadelphia market at 1278 Baltimore Pike, Toughenamon, PA. Opening the doors at 10 am, PrimoHoagies Kennett Square will provide the first 100 customers with a free Primo size hoagie. After the first 100 customers, they are offering $6.99 Primo size hoagies for the rest of the day.

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    Scores take the polar plunge; record funding achieved

    WEST CHESTER >> About 100 people took the Polar Plunge Saturday morning, taking a dip in the icy Brandywine River, all to raise money to help the local environment. Now in its 10th year, more money was raised this year than in any other year.

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