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Brew Hub: Craft brewing in the Philly region

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Perspective on Parenting: Stuff to do with kids this summer

School’s out, so it’s time to start thinking about how we’re going to pass the time and make some fabulous summertime memories for our families. While I know I’m definitely going to catch a few movies with my kids; I saw ET...

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  • News

    Nightscape Opens at Longwood Gardens

    Last Wednesday was opening night for “Nightscape, a Light and Sound Experience” by Klip Collective. This new show at Longwood gardens will run Wednesdays through Saturdays through Oct. 31. Opening night was sold out with an estimated guess of 4,000 people. As the day visitors left at 5 p.m., the night time visitors were expected at 6 p.m. If you had not seen Longwood in awhile, there was plenty of daylight left to visit, and I have never seen Longwood look more immaculate.

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  • News

    Musical

    Lower Oxford >> Avon Grove Community Theater (ACT) is returning again this summer with another popular musical.

    Chris Barber
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  • Our say

    New initiative will help local Latinos

    The population of Hispanics in Chester County is growing by unprecedented numbers. In Chester County, nearly 7 percent are Hispanic, and that number grows by the day.

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  • News

    Oxford greets its new library addition with a ribbon cutting

    Oxford >> Chester County’s oldest library celebrated the beginning of a new era with the cutting of the ribbon at its front door.

    Chris Barber
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  • News

    Local man walking 8,992 miles for disabled veterans

    KENNETT SQUARE>> Every night for the past 8 years, Michael Roberts dreams that a 14-year-old boy is taunting him to shoot him in the head. It’s a nightmare, and for Roberts, it’s unavoidable. The dream comes back night after night.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Governor signs new law to help protect volunteers

    State Senator Andy Dinniman and the Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee t passed House Bill 1276, legislation that addresses the concerns raised by volunteers who work with children regarding increased background checks under the new Child Protective Services Law. It was signed into law Thursday by Gov. Tom Wolf.

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  • News

    Seniors watch flag-raising program in Kennett Square

    KENNETT SQUARE>>Flags don’t last forever, and when it came time for the American Flag to be replaced at the Friends Home in Kennett Square, it was decided it should be done close to Independence Day.

    Fran Maye
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  • Mass transit systems

    Preliminary public transportation details for Pope’s visit to Philadelphia released

    PHILADELPHIA >> Mayor Michael A. Nutter, City and agency officials announced preliminary information about public transportation options during the World Meeting of Families convening, Sept. 22 to 25, 2015, and the weekend of the Papal Visit, Sept. 26 to 27, 2015.

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    New initiative will help local Hispanics

    KENNETT SQUARE>>Chester County Commissioner Terrance Farrell was in Kennett Square Tuesday night to announce a new initiative aimed to help the county’s 34,000 Hispanics.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Looking for Fireworks in Southern Chester County?

    Here’s where you can go to see fireworks:

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