Roadwork for Feb 29-March 6

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Feb 29-March 6. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • PECO Energy is planning for a lane closure in both ...

 

Supervisors update ordinance for grant approval

Chadds Ford Township supervisors Wednesday night took action on two issues that Chairman Frank Murphy said could make the township eligible for more grant money. Those actions included the adoption of HARB bylaws and the revision of the Historic District ordinance. Murphy said those moves bring the township into accord with state requirements for grants in that it ...

Around Town Feb. 27

• The Delaware County Symphony is looking for some talented string players. Interested musicians are urged to visit the symphony’s website — dcsmusic.org — to complete a member interest form. Established in 1971, the symphony is dedicated to providing outstanding musical experiences for the residents of the Delaware County region and performs four symphony concerts ...

Police Log Feb. 26: Crashes, identity theft, harassment

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Police are investigating the theft of a Phillies jersey signed by Roy Halladay. The jersey — in a frame in a men’s restroom on Route 202 in a facility not named in the report — was stolen on Feb. 21. Anyone with information is asked to phone Tpr. Moustapha Doumbia at 484-840-1000. • Natalie R. DiSebastian, 28, of Glen Mills, ...

Restaurant week coming to Kennett Square

The second annual KSQ Spring Restaurant Week, March 3 to 8, will showcase the creativity of award-winning chefs and the many flavors of Kennett Square. Kennett Square’s Restaurant Week offers a wide variety of dining options at over a dozen participating restaurants throughout town. Diners can also enjoy live music at various venues including Kennett Brewing Company, ...

Art Live: Beech shapes

With women’s history month being right around the corner now, an interview with a trailblazing woman seemed appropriate for this week. Meeting with the veterinarian turned artist Jill Beech recently at her studio in East Fallowfield was a delight. Beech is well known in these parts and not just for her art. Indeed, her art has been admired by local fans and ...

Photo of the Week: Quarry Falls

Water spills over a fall at Hanson Aggregates along Stoney Bank and Old Forge roads in Thornbury Township, Delaware County.

Killion introduces redistricting reform

A measure that would create an independent citizens commission to draw congressional districts has been introduced in the state Senate. State Sen. Tom Killion, R-Chester and Delaware, introduced the legislation designed to end congressional gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. Senate Bill 1023 would establish an 11-member Independent Redistricting Commission to redraw ...

Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 24

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Gordi Gordi came all the way from Puerto Rico following the devastating earthquakes there. Despite the turmoil he may have experienced, he remains a happy, easy-going pup just looking to find a bit of love in the world. Gordi has been co-housed happily with other dogs at ...

Mind Matters: Thoughts are not facts

How about some fireside non-fiction reading for winter hibernation? When Antidepressants Aren’t Enough: Harnessing the Power of Mindfulness to Alleviate Depression by Stuart J. Eisendrath, M.D., would be a good start. This psychiatrist’s antidote to depression taps into the benefits of meditation and mindfulness. Depression may be fleeting unhappiness or a temporary ...

Business Briefs Feb. 21

• The next meeting of the Chadds Ford Business Association is noon, Thursday, March 5 at Veterinary Dentistry Specialists at 455 Old Baltimore Pike (site of the former Ten Gallon Winery). Veterinarian John Lewis will introduce his staff and will discuss some interesting canine, feline, and zoo animal cases. The cost for the luncheon is $25 for CFBA members, $35 for ...