Holiday traditions along the Ford

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Everybody loves the train display.

Chadds Ford has its own set of holiday traditions. From the Brandywine River Museum of Art creating a display for working model railroads to Santa and reindeer showing up at Olde Ridge Village, and to miniature art works, it all happens in Chadds Ford between Thanksgiving and New Years. As it has it years past, the museum's tradition — A Brandywine Christmas — got underway the…

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State police make 10 DUI arrests at checkpoint

While many area residents were traveling from Thanksgiving gatherings, state police were working to keep drivers safe. Troopers from the Avondale barracks conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, Nov. 25, through Saturday, Nov. 26, at the intersection of Routes 1 and 52 in Kennett Township, said a state police press release. The checkpoint resulted in 512 vehicle stops, 10 DUI arrests, two misdemeanor drug arrests,…

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