Loop road inches closer

The Hillman Drive extension, the last leg of the loop road around the intersection of Routes 1 and 202, moved closer to becoming a reality on Wednesday night. Members of the Chadds Ford Planning Commission voted on Aug. 10 to recommend preliminary plan approval based on several conditions. The Board of Supervisors must now decide whether to grant that preliminary approval before the plan can…

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Around Town Aug. 11

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The Academy of International Ballet’ will hold an open audition for "The Nutcracker" on Saturday, Aug. 27.

• The Brandywine River Museum of Art will have a Gallery Talk entitled “Andrew Wyeth: Beyond the Obvious” on Wed., Aug. 17, at 2 p.m. Explore the creative impulses and enigmatic qualities often underlying Wyeth’s work with Audrey Lewis, curator, in the Andrew Wyeth Gallery. The talk is free with museum admission. • The Kennett Area Senior Center sponsors an AARP Smart Driver Course for…

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Adopt-a-Pet Aug.11

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, Aug. 15. Not 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. FELIX Hi, my name is Felix, the most handsome…

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