Hollywood comes to Chadds Ford

There was no fanfare when the new Fine Wine & Good Spirits store opened in Chadds Ford on Feb. 29. But there were fans galore on Friday, March 4, when award-winning actor Robert De Niro came to cut the ribbon for the store’s official grand opening. De Niro came in as part of a promotion for VDKA 6100, a new brand of vodka for which…

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Kennett Twp. studying traffic, EMS services

The Kennett Township Board of Supervisors’ meeting on Wednesday, March 2, focused on studies and a swearing-in ceremony. Magisterial District Judge Matthew Seavey performed the latter duty for Sophia V. Bilinsky. She was elected in the fall as the township’s auditor. Following the ceremony, the board voted unanimously to approve its Traffic Impact Land Use Report. The purpose of the report is to set the…

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West Coast crusade helps save Kennett home

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A former resident of the historic Fussell House believes the overgrown shrubbery helped hide the home's deterioration. He applauds Kennett Township officials for rescuing the former Underground Railroad stop.

In 2009, a California transplant returned to the area and decided to drive by his boyhood home in Kennett Township: The shock of what he saw would haunt him for years to come. The historic Fussell House, also known as The Pines, once a bastion of the region’s proud past as a key stop on the Underground Railroad, was not only suffering from obvious disrepair,…

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Roadwork for week of March 5

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 March 5 through March 12. 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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CFBA gets taste of Wegmans’ philosophy

Members of the Chadds Ford Business Association had chance to peak behind the curtain that is Wegmans Food Market during their March 3 lunch meeting. The group met in the small party room at the store and learned a little bit more about the market from manager Todd Strassner Jr. and from MJ Jones, who heads up the store’s catering and customer service. Strassner, who’s…

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Counties acknowledge women’s history

Chester and Delaware County Commissioners have recognized March as Women’s History Month. In Chester County, members of the Your Vote is Your Voice! Empowered Women Vote coalition, who represent social service agencies, faith-based, civic and social organizations, accepted the proclamation. The coalition is encouraging the approximately 9,000 women in Chester County who are not currently registered to vote, to register in time for this year’s…

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