Jimmy John’s is 75

It was just five years ago when Roger Steward and the crew at Jimmy John’s were looking forward to celebrating the iconic hotdog restaurant’s 70th anniversary. It was a sunny and warm Saturday morning in May, a great day for a celebration. That is until the restaurant on Route 202 in Chadds Ford Township caught on fire shortly before 8:30 a.m. The blaze shut down…

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Keep Bayard Taylor Library in the borough

In 1895 a group of Borough residents chartered a new subscription (private) library that was to remain in the Borough of Kennett Square and be dedicated to the remembrance of Bayard Taylor. The Bayard Taylor Memorial Library was founded. Over the years this charter has increasing been ignored by BTML Board Members. They now want to move the library outside of the Borough and rename…

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Sean Maurice Bennett Jr. of Avondale

Sean Maurice Bennett Jr., 15, of Avondale, died Wednesday, April 29, at the Christiana Hospital. Born in Rockingham, N.C., he was the son of Sean M. Bennett Sr. and Raquel Pagan Bennett of Avondale. Sean was a student at Kennett High School, where during his freshman year he was a member of the football track teams. He previously attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses…

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Land trust plans star-studded fundraiser

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The Stroud Preserve in West Chester will be the site of a gala fundraiser for Natural Lands Trust. Photo courtesy of Simone Collins Landscape Architects.

On Friday, June 12, as the constellation Bootes – also known as the “Celestial Farmer” – Saturn, and Jupiter grace the night sky, guests will gather at Natural Lands Trust’s Stroud Preserve for Stardust! The organization’s annual summer fundraiser helps to advance Natural Lands Trust (NLT) efforts to save land, steward natural resources, and connect people to nature throughout the region, a NLT press release said.…

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