Road Report for Nov. 27 to Dec. 3

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Nov. 27 to Dec. 3. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Tree removal on Dec. 14 will force a daytime lane ...

 

Around Town Nov 25

• Delaware County Symphony is celebrating its 50th anniversary on Dec. 5 with a concert at Meagher Theater, Neumann University. "DCS Through the Years" represents compositions performed during each of the five decades of the orchestra’s existence. Former conductor and Music Director Roman Pawlowski will serve as master of ceremonies for the concert. There will be a ...

Police Log Nov 24: DUI, forgery, harassment

Kennett Square Police Department • Police said Peter Cavallaro, 25, of Landenberg, was arrested and charged with DUI and related traffic offenses after a traffic stop for failing to maintain the lane of travel and failing to turn on the vehicle's headlights and taillights. The incident occurred on Nov. 13, at approximately 1:46 a.m. in the 500 Block of East ...

Photo of the Week: An Autumn Sunday

A pond under blue skies reflects leaves in autumn orange near the Mill at the Stone Barn in West Marlborough Township.

Hank’s Place tabled, museum OK’d

Chadds Ford Township supervisors Monday morning tabled a request from Hank’s Place for grab and go food trailer service, but also approved a land development request from the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Both properties suffered severe damage from the flooding caused by Hurricane Ida on Sept. 1. The decisions were made Monday morning during a continuation of ...

Adopt-a-Pet Nov. 22

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Lady Gorgeous Lady has a warm personality to match her hot chocolate covered coat. She's friendly and smart and will sit for treats. She also appreciates a good belly rub. You can adopt Lady for a fee you name through Sunday, Nov. 28. Sky Do you have a soft spot ...

Playground opens in Chadds Ford

Chadds Ford Township now has something for kids. Supervisors officially opened the playground during a brief ceremony late Friday afternoon. It had been unofficially open for several weeks. “This is a true milestone for Chadds Ford,” said Supervisor Noelle Barbone. “We are fortunate to be home to not only a municipal park, but also the Brandywine Battlefield State ...

Business Briefs Nov. 19

• On Thursday, Dec. 2, from noon to 1 p.m., members of the Chadds Ford Business Association will hold a holiday luncheon at Antica in Chadds Ford. Cost is $25 per person and seating is limited to 25 people. Go here for tickets. Antica’s address is 623 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford. • The Business Professional Association of Western Delaware County will hold its ...

Road Report for Nov. 20 to Nov. 26

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Nov. 20 to Nov. 26. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • From Nov. 22 to Dec. 3, there will be daytime lane ...

Museum gets OK for accessory building

The Chadds Ford Township Zoning Hearing Board Wednesday evening granted the Brandywine River Museum a requested variance that will enable the museum to continue protecting its valuable works of art. While none of the galleries or art was damaged in the Sept. 1 flood, the museum did lose its chillers, the environmental control equipment needed to maintain proper ...

Around Town Nov. 18

• Many people like their adult beverages — especially this time of year. But how many know the history of those drinks? Those who are interested can get at least some information on Tuesday, Dec. 7 when the Chester County History Center holds a one-hour Zoom session Gilded Age Cocktails: History, Lore, and Recipes from America's Golden Age. The decades following the ...