Archive for May 14th, 2015

Kennett Township police chief retiring

After 42 years of police service, Kennett Township Chief of Police Albert J. McCarthy has announced his retirement. In an email, Kennett Township said McCarthy, 64, would receive his retirement badge at the supervisors’ public meeting on May 20 at 7:30 p.m. “It was just time,” McCarthy said. “I always wanted to serve others, and I hope that I’ve done that.” He ...

 
 

First hearing for Concord’s Government Study Commission

The Concord Township Government Study Commission has been operating since November, and this month members finally opened up the proceedings to learn what residents want. There has always been a public comment period during the commission’s proceedings, but commission Chairman James Gray limited the comments to agenda items and only at the beginning of the meetings, ...

 

Townhome proposal advances in Chadds Ford

Plans for a 107-unit townhome community advanced on Wednesday, May 13, during a meeting of the Chadds Ford Township Planning Commission. The developer, K. Hovnanian, needs a zoning change for its 20-plus-acre parcel at 600 Brandywine Drive and has been working with the township for a couple of years. In April, the supervisors requested a more refined plan and asked ...