James R. Badger of Milton, Del.

James R. Badger, 79, of Milton, Del., died Tuesday, Aug. 8, after a long illness. He was the husband of Patricia Badger, with whom he shared 34 loving years of marriage. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late James Donald and the late Edna (Sheets) Badger. James graduated from the University of Delaware, where he received a bachelor’s degree in psychology.…

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New homes planned for Chadds Ford

A proposal for new homes on Ridge Road in Chadds Ford is now in the mix, but exactly how many there could be remains unknown. The proposal is for the 32.8-acre area on Ridge at Ring Road. Anthony Dambro owns the property. Engineer Jim Fritsch presented a sketch plan to the Planning Commission for nine new homes in the R-1, 2-acre minimum, Zoning District. However,…

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Adopt-a-Pet Aug. 10

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Slim Slim is a regular at our doggie playgroups at the West Chester location. He’s playful, cuddly, and even knows how to roll over (who says older dogs can’t learn new tricks?) This 7-year old is a big boy with an even bigger heart. Slim’s adoption fee is “pay…

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Around Town Aug. 10

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Boyd Martin and his Olympic mount Blackfoot Mystery. (Photo by Jenni Autry.) Plantation Field International Horse Trials are scheduled for Sept. 14-17 at Plantation Field, 387 Green Valley Road.

• On Wednesday, Aug. 16, at 6 p.m., visitors to the Brandywine River Museum of Art can gain insights into Andrew Wyeth's approach to portraiture during a lecture and conversation presented by Audrey Lewis, curator at the Brandywine River Museum of Art, and Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, associate professor of American Art at the University of Pennsylvania. Lewis will focus on local subjects including Karl and…

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