Archive for September 11th, 2015

Roadwork for week of Sept. 12

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 Sept. 12 through Sept. 19. The department recommends that motorists allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Southbound Route 1 in Kennett and Lower Oxford townships between ...

 
 

Land trust: May force be with volunteers

Natural Lands Trust is now accepting applications for its Force of Nature volunteer training program. This comprehensive program teaches volunteers about tree planting, native plant gardening, habitat restoration, invasive plant identification and removal, wildlife management and more. Program participants will learn about natural resource management from Natural ...

 

Letter to the Editor: Our sustainable future

Since announcing my intention to run for Chadds Ford Supervisor, everyone has asked me the same, perfectly reasonable question: Alan, why do you want to be a supervisor? My answer is clear and simple: I love our hometown but believe we’re at a critical tipping point. We can choose the shortsighted direction of our neighbors to the north and south and if we do, ...

 

Bell’s birthday signals importance of voting

In 1915, Pennsylvania scheduled a statewide referendum on women’s suffrage, and a Chester County woman created a novel way to galvanize support for the amendment to give women the right to vote. Katharine Wentworth Ruschenberger of Strafford paid $2,000 to have a replica of the Liberty Bell cast in bronze. Dubbed the Justice Bell because its advocates believed ...