Proposed PRD changes in Chadds Ford

During a hearing on a proposed new ordinance for planned residential developments in the township, Chadds Ford Supervisors' Vice Chairman Samantha Reiner said, "A PRD is like trying to park a blimp in a bicycle space." Reiner explained after the meeting that PRDs have grown out of the original intent. “With the possible exception of Ringfield, what we’ve seen over the years in Chadds Ford…

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Adopt-a-Pet May 4, 2017

The following animals are available for adoption at the Brandywine Valley SPCA. For information on how to adopt these and other animals, go to or phone 610- 692-6113. Magdalena Magdalena has her bags packed, and she’s ready to go home.  This gorgeous 1-year old girl is bursting with energy and personality.  She’s a real people cat; she’s playful and loves everyone she meets. Magdalena…

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Around Town May 4

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A school bus negotiates the roundabout under construction at the intersection of Hillman Drive and Evergreen Place in the Chadds Ford Business Campus in Chadds Ford Township. The roundabout is part of the Hillman Drive extension. Township engineer Mike Schneider wanted the bus to drive around the circle before the roundabout was finished to make sure buses could get through.

• Delaware Nature Society will hold its annual Native Plant Sale at Coverdale Farm Preserve Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year's theme is "Plants for the Birds." According to the State of North America's Birds: 2016 report, more than one-third of the bird species that reside in Mexico, the United…

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