Road Report for Aug. 13 through Aug. 19

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 Aug. 13 through Aug. 19. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Motorists should expect overnight road restrictions on ...

 

Apartments and twins proposed for CF property

A mixed residential development is being proposed for a property in Chadds Ford Township. The property in question is the 17-acre Camp property at 1597 Baltimore Pike, situated between the Barn Shops and Stonebridge Mansion. The township Planning Commission heard the proposal as a sketch plan — nothing firm or engineered, just a concept — presented by developer ...

Around Town Aug. 11

• Summer concerts continue at Mt. Cuba Center. "Beat" the heat with live R&B/Rock music from The Bickel Brothers on Friday, Aug. 19, from 5-8 p.m. Local food trucks will be on-site, and beer and wine will be available for purchase. Included with admission, free for members. General admission tickets are available here. • Concord Township’s next movie in the park ...

Museum continues flood recovery

Almost a full calendar year after the Sept. 1 flooding from Hurricane Ida, the Brandywine Conservancy and River Museum of Art held a brief flood recovery event Tuesday afternoon to thank those who helped and to update what has been done and what still needs to be done. The ground floors of all the buildings in the conservancy’s Chadds Ford campus were damaged or ...

Police Log Aug 10: Thefts, counterfeiting

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • The Gap store in Glen Eagle Square was ripped off to the tune of $420 last month. A police report said someone stole six pairs of jeans valued at $70 each on July 19. According to the report, the suspect is an unknown man who walked out with the pants under his arm. • A 52-year-old Garnet Valley man was the victim of ...

School start times uncertain

School board directors are still kicking around possible changes to school start times in the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District. A previously proposed change may be tossed, going from a “flip” to a “push.” A previous board enacted a change in the start times for the 2017-2018 school year after two years of talking and researching the need for more sleep time ...

Photo of the Week: Are You Sure…?

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Adopt Aug. 8

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Max Max is a fun ball of energy. He loves to spend time with people and loves to run and play. He gets along well with other dogs and would love a doggie sibling with lots of energy. If you would like to meet Max, please bring your family and any other dogs in the ...

Possible murder-suicide in Kennett Twp.

Kennett Township police are investigating the shooting deaths of two people Saturday. According to an email from township Police Chief Matthew Gordon, "Police are presently investigating this as a possible murder-suicide but are still reviewing home security cameras as well as awaiting an autopsy and toxicology reports." According to the press release, police, ...

Monkeypox lands in DelCo

The Delaware County Health Department confirmed that a total of nine cases of monkeypox have been identified in Delaware County as of August 4. Cases have also been confirmed in recent weeks in Philadelphia and the neighboring collar counties of Bucks, Chester, and Montgomery. The nation has recorded more than 6,600 cases as of August 3, according to the U.S. Centers ...

Twp. wants property cleaned up

The Kennett Township supervisors approved the possibility of pursuing an injunction against the owner of 821 Burrows Run Road for violating the zoning code. “I can say confidently that 821 Burrows Run Road is in violation of our zoning code, as well as our property code,” township Manager Eden Ratliff said, adding that the zoning officer found violations “mainly ...