Barrar earns award for pet advocacy

For his work to preserve funding for an emergency animal protection program, Rep. Steve Barrar, R-160, received the Pennsylvania Legislator of the Year award from the American Kennel Club and the Pennsylvania Federation of Dog Clubs. “While there are many organizations and groups that work to help people during extreme weather and other emergencies, pets and farm animals are too often an afterthought,” Barrar said.…

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Art Watch: First Delco art studio tour

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Joe Milligan's Art Studio

Following the tremendous success of the Chester County Studio Tour that is held every spring, Delaware County now has its very first Delaware County Studio Tour this Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 16 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Studio Tours were created by artist Jeff Schaller to promote regional art by presenting a brought variety of original art…

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Public invited to ‘March on the Brandywine’

A crisp fall evening offers the perfect time to get out with the family to enjoy music, pageantry, and fun, and Unionville High School has just the opportunity. On Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 from 6 to 10 p.m., the school will present “March on the Brandywine,” a marching band competition featuring the area’s best high school musicians and color guard squads in friendly competition. Area…

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PennDOT seeking input from private sector

The PennDOT Office of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) announced that it is accepting unsolicited proposals for transportation projects from the private sector through Oct. 31. The submission period applies to PennDOT-owned projects and infrastructure. During this period, the private sector can submit proposals offering innovative ways to deliver transportation projects across a variety of modes, including roads, bridges, rail, aviation and ports. Proposals can also include…

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Mary Fahl returning to The Kennett Flash

A Boston Globe critic called her contralto voice one "for the gods that can transport listeners to other realms,” and the Portland Press called her ‘soul-permeating.” On Saturday, Oct. 15, Kennett area residents will be able to make their own assessment as Mary Fahl, formerly of The October Project, returns to The Kennett Flash. The expressive, emotional singer-songwriter first achieved fame as lead singer and…

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