Archive for December 28th, 2017

Westtown denies Toll Bros.

It took five minutes for Westtown Township supervisors to end a year-long conditional use hearing when they voted to deny Toll Bros. application to develop Crebilly Farm. There was no public comment period during the Dec. 28 session, but residents in the township building's standing room only meeting room applauded and some jumped for joy when the vote was taken. ...

 
 

No tax hike, but new ordinance in Chadds Ford

Chadds Ford Township supervisors have held the line on taxes for 2018. The board passed the budget for next year with no property tax increase. It's a balanced budget with anticipated revenue and expense at $1.04 million. But passing the budget was not the only thing the board did during its Dec. 27 workshop. The township now has a new zoning ordinance, the Open ...

 

Around Town Dec. 28

• The Charlie Hunter Trio featuring Silvana Estrada comes to The Kennett Flash on Saturday, Dec. 30. This will be part of Estrada’s first U.S. tour. A native of Mexico’s southeast, Estrada had just started her studies of jazz at the University of Veracruz and quickly became known throughout the Jazz Studies Centre as a unique triple threat talent: an ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Dec. 28

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Muffin Man Who could resist a kitty named Muffin Man?  This elder gent is about 10 years old and just as sweet and soft as a muffin. He’s a total cuddler who will also chat with you in his soft voice.  He would be the perfect cat for your lap during winter naps. Muffin Man ...