Traffic, finances dominate Town Hall meeting

Updated on March 10 to add correction at end of story Mayor Matthew Fetick set the tone for the Kennett Square Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 24, standing in front of the long table where Borough Council members sat, and genially welcoming the 20-plus borough residents who attended. He laid out the format for the evening, a chance for informal exchange. Fetick reminded attendees…

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Roadwork for week of Feb. 27

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 Feb. 27 through March 5. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Route 322 in both directions will continue to be the site of patching crews, this week between Route 1…

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Longwood Organ competitors announced

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Ben Steen, who won the inaugural Longwood Gardens Organ Competition, is shown getting ready to perform.

Longwood Gardens announced the 10 talented organists who will compete in the second Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition. Hailing from New Zealand to New York, the international performers will compete on the 10,010-pipe Longwood Organ for the $40,000 Pierre S. du Pont first prize. All competitors will participate in the preliminary rounds June 14-15, with the top five competitors competing in the final round on…

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New Garden police issue theft warning

On Wednesday, Feb. 24,  between 8:40 and 8:50 a.m. the New Garden Police Department received a spate of theft complaints involving unlocked vehicles that were parked in the lot of the New Garden Early Care  in the 200 block of New Garden Road. One of the three victims reported leaving their vehicle briefly while dropping off their child to daycare, which enabled law enforcement to…

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Free mobile hot spots coming to library

Here’s a creative way to beat the cold, even if only figuratively: Next month, the Kennett Public Library will offer mobile WiFi hot spots for library members to borrow and use for free. Wireless HotSpots will offer free Internet access anywhere and are perfect for schoolwork, job hunting, travel or social networking; they will be available at the library the month of March, thanks to…

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