Archive for December 8th, 2015

Amid dissent, borough passes budget

Updated on Dec. 9 to correct debt figure Kennett Square Borough Council ended the year with a bang on Monday, Dec. 7, as Council President Leon R. Spencer Jr. leveled his gavel during one of eight impassioned pleas from residents to retool the 2016 budget. Budget concerns dominated the 2½-hour council meeting, sandwiched between accolades for the Joseph and Sarah ...

 
 

Ex-YMCA instructor enters guilty plea

A former Kennett YMCA employee pleaded guilty on Tuesday, Dec. 8, to corruption of a minor and drug offenses. Tyrone A. Rochester, 24, of Kennett Square, entered an open guilty plea and will be sentenced at a later date. Assistant District Attorney Megan L. King said Rochester, who worked as a part-time program instructor at the Y, began a relationship in November ...

 

School board president ‘appalled’ by state reps

While the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania still doesn’t have a budget for fiscal year 2015-2016, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District is already in the planning stages for a 2016-2017 school year budget. And newly re-appointed School Board President Vic Dupuis doesn’t like that situation. “I’m personally appalled that our state representatives can’t pass a budget ...

 

Photo of the Week: Surrounded

Ducks are surrounded by a gaggle of geese on the pond at Pond's Edge in Pennsbury Township.