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UPDATED: 3 cats, 2 dogs die in massive Thanksgiving Day fire; community rallies to help

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Woman killed in 3-car crash on Route 41 on Thanksgiving Day

A woman from Reading was killed on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, in a three-car accident on Route 41 in Atglen. ...

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    Families plant 50 trees at Anson Nixon Park

    Kennett Square >> The Longwood Rotary Club partnered with the Kennett Area Park Authority (KAPA) to sponsor a family “Plant-A-Tree” day this past weekend at the Anson B. Nixon Park in Kennett Square.

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    Chesco Dems mourn ‘hero among activists’ killed in fiery Route 202 crash

    West Goshen >> Adam Harrison Swope, 38, of Malvern, chair of the Willistown-Malvern Democrats and executive assistant to Chester County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone, died in a fiery accident on Route 202 Saturday afternoon.

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    Burton’s Barber Shop celebrates 125 years with day-long festivities

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Joe Hughes sat in the barber chair for probably the longest haircut he ever had. That was because his barber, Bob Burton, kept greeting guest-after-guest at his shop’s 125th anniversary party and had promised he was not going to stop cutting hair while it was going on.

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    Community comes together for Veterans Breakfast

    OXFORD >> When it appeared last year that there would be no veterans breakfast, the community pulled together and produced a first class gathering early in November.

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    Genesis in Kennett Square says restructuring will help bottom line

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Genesis HealthCare announced it has reached agreements with several landord and credit parties that will allow it to reduce fixed charges and improve cash flow.

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    Plenty of freebies for active and retired veterans on Saturday

    Staff Report The following restaurants and retail establishments are offering local veterans, active and retired, free of deeply discounted food and merchandise. In some cases, veterans must be in uniform, and in all cases, veterans must present proof of service (includes: permanent or temporary US military ID cards, a DD 214, veteran’s card).

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    TE teachers get new 3-year pact

    Tredyffrin Township >> The Tredyffrin/Easttown Board of School Directors approved a three-year collective bargaining agreement with the Tredyffrin/Easttown Education Association (TEEA) Wednesday night that calls for salary increases in each year and no overall change in health care.

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    Southern Chester County contested races results

    All results are unofficial until confirmed by Chester County Voter Services

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    Police officers, firefighters, retirement community partner for coat drive

    Kennett Square >> Kennett Township Police Department and Longwood Fire Company embarked on its first ever Warm Coat Drive. The coat drive turned out to be great success with the help from the local townships and multiple nonprofit organizations in the area. “We were very excited at the response from the greater community to participate in this drive with us, this is a great example on ways governmental agencies, public/private companies, and individuals can come together to show...

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    Kennett High fall play ‘Almost, Maine’ set Nov. 17, 18

    Kennett Square >> Kennett High School proudly presents Almost, Maine on Friday and Saturday, November 17 and 18.

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