Archive for July 17th, 2015

Roadwork for week of July 19

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 July 19 through July 26. The department recommends that motorists allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Route 1 in both directions in Pennsbury, East Marlborough, New ...

 
 

Chesco Pops 10th Anniversary Concert Series

The Chester County Pops Orchestra is celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a very special summer concert series. Three 10th Anniversary Concerts will be performed at the following locations: Oxford Area High School, 705 Waterway Road, Oxford, PA 19363, 7:00 pm Phoenixville Area Middle School, 386 City Line Avenue, Phoenixville, PA 19460, July 19, 3:00 pm Fugett ...

 

Home rule recommended in Concord

During the last regular meeting before its Aug. 1 deadline, the Government Study Commission voted 7-0 to write a home rule charter for Concord Township. According to commission solicitor Michael Maddren, the commission now has up to nine months to write the charter. Once finished, the document would be made public for review, and then a referendum would be placed on ...

 

Sanderson to have presence at Old Fiddlers’

Despite changing faces – and sites – over the years, the 87th annual Chester County Old Fiddlers’ Picnic represents a much-anticipated reunion of “fiddler” friends and music lovers that has flourished for decades. Known originally as the Chester and Delaware Counties' Old Fiddlers, the popular gathering is credited to Samuel L. Anderson, a doctor from Concordville, ...

 

New garden design planned for Mt. Cuba

Installation is underway for a new native perennial garden at Mt Cuba Center. Planting begins in fall of 2015 and Mt. Cuba Center will unveil the South Garden in spring of 2016. Noted landscape architect Marian Coffin originally designed this area. Director of Horticulture Travis Beck explains, “We’ve kept all of the built features and made newly clear the spatial ...