Supervisors extend time for loop road plan

Chadds Ford Township supervisors have granted an extension for The Henderson Group to develop a fully engineered plan for the proposed Hillman Drive extension, referred to as the loop road. The March 2 vote was 2-0, with Supervisor Noelle Barbone absent. Henderson now has until the end of this July to finish the plan. The time extension is just that, an extension of the time…

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Letter: Proposal for cost savings on UCFSD budget

Editor: As promised a few weeks ago, I am now proposing cost savings that could be useful to the UCF budgets, now and in the near future: 1) Heating systems could have their settings lowered 1to 2 degrees in all buildings. Similarly the cooling systems could be raised 1 or 2 degrees. 2) Geo-thermal systems could be installed at all buildings to naturally lower costs…

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Adopt-a-Pet March 3

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Come meet all the wonderful animals available now for adoption at the Brandywine Valley SPCA. All featured pets are “Name Your Price” adoption fee until Monday, March 8 or sponsor a pet and provide a safe place for our companions to rest until they find their forever homes. Help us give them a second chance at a fresh start. Mandy I'm only a year old…

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Around Town March 3

• On Tuesday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. David Ward, a master of selecting, lighting, photographing, and printing botanical subjects will present on “The Aesthetics of Botanical Photography” at the Chadds Ford Historical Society for their Spring Lecture Series. Ward, a teacher of botanical photography at Longwood Gardens, will share some of the secrets of how he has captured flowers and other botanical subjects. His…

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Academic Acknowledgment

• Jesse Saran, of Chadds Ford, was named to the Dean's List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the fall semester 2015-2016. Saran is studying in the computer science program. Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for Dean's List if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of "Incomplete", "D" or "F"; and they have registered for, and…

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‘Shrek:’ A monstrously fun musical at UHS

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'Shrek: The Musical' will be performed at Unionville High School on Thursday, March 3, Friday, March 4, and Saturday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m., as well as a matinee show on Saturday at 2 p.m.

This week, an engaging ogre and his magical cohorts will invade Unionville High School, where students will be performing in their 2016 musical theatre production. “Shrek: The Musical,” which features a cast ranging from high school seniors to elementary school students, promises to be the district’s biggest and most elaborate production yet. Director Scott Litzenberg explained that one of the more unusual features of this…

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