25th Chesco budget award a milestone

For the 25th year in a row, Chester County has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the fiscal year beginning 2015 from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada. The recognition marks a milestone, according to a county press release: No other county in Pennsylvania has achieved this quarter-century honor, and Chester County is one of fewer than 40…

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Roadwork for week of June 18

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 June 18 through June 25. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Patching on Route 322 in Concord, Bethel, and Upper Chichester townships is scheduled for Tuesday, June 21, and will…

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Crowd applauds Resource Center’s opening

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People begin to congregate for the official opening of the KACS Resource Center in Kennett Square.

As the Kennett area community has grown, efforts to prevent hunger and homelessness have as well – matched only by the increasing need for those services. In 1954, a group of local families distributed holiday food baskets to a few families in need in the area. Decades later, Kennett Area Community Service (KACS), which operates the Kennett Food Cupboard, has evolved into a valued nonprofit.…

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Boost Your Business: Why content marketing fails

Everyone’s doing content marketing:  9 percent of small businesses, 93 percent of B2Bs, and 77 percent of B2Cs use content marketing.  Basically, that’s everyone. There’s a problem, though.  Just because everyone is doing content marketing doesn’t mean that they are doing it well. There’s a belief that “content is the present and future of marketing.”  Marketing gurus like Seth Godin have long sung the praises…

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