Battle continues to protect Revolutionary sites

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A series of maps shows significant landmarks, including troop movements and encampments, related to the Battle of the Brandywine on Sept. 11, 1777.

For area residents, it has become increasingly difficult to avoid treading on hallowed ground – mainly because the footprint of the Brandywine Battlefield continues to grow. That increase has occurred in large part from the efforts of the Brandywine Battlefield Task Force. Formed in1993 with municipal, state, and federal representatives along with nonprofit institutions, it has been working to ensure that this integral part of…

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New animal control policy in Chadds Ford

Chadds Ford Township now has a new animal control policy. Brandywine Veterinary Hospital — on Route 1 in Chadds Ford — now has an agreement with several Delaware County municipalities to house stray dogs that are picked up by the township animal control officer. Township Manager Amanda Serock said township residents who have lost a dog should make a series of phone calls. The first,…

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Adopt-a-Pet June 30

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, July 4. Not yet ready to adopt? Then 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. MAXINE Maxine? Don't you mean cutest dog…

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Around Town June 30

• The Chadds Ford Township Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled Wednesday, July 6, has been cancelled. The public hearing scheduled to consider the adoption of Ordinance 143, Solid Waste Authority Agreement, is also cancelled. Regular township business will be addressed at the Wednesday, July 27 workshop at 7 p.m., and the public hearing to consider the adoption of the Solid Waste Authority Agreement, will be held then. • “Get The Picture! Contemporary Children’s Book…

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Academic Achievement

• Michael Gomella, of Chadds Ford, graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in biological science during commencement ceremonies on May 22, 2016 at the University of Vermont. • Caroline Earnest, of Chadds Ford, was named to the University of Scranton Dean's List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2016 spring semester. A student must have a grade point average of…

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