Archive for June 7th, 2018

Letter: Longwood catches flak

I’m compelled to write to all taxpayers in Kennett Township to correct a dangerous misimpression concerning the recent tax levied by the supervisors for public safety. The Longwood Fire Company does not receive a penny of additional funding from the new public safety tax. We actually receive less money from Kennett Township since the forming of the regional Fire/EMS ...

 
 

Board tables ‘Life Safety’ ordinance

Chadds Ford Township supervisors Wednesday night tabled a decision on enacting Ordinance 155, termed Life Safety. The proposal would authorize the township fire marshal to enter rental residential properties to inspect for fire code violations. The fire marshal already inspects commercial properties. During a brief hearing before the start of the regular June ...

 

Around Town June 7

• The second of four Household Hazardous Waste Collection events, offered by the Delaware County Solid Waste Authority, will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, at Rose Tree Park, at 1671 N. Providence Road in Media. Electronic items, latex paint, smoke detectors, and BBQ sized propane tanks will not be accepted at this or any 2018 HHW Event. For ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet June 7

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Skye Skye is a gorgeous, sweet girl who was quite shaken up after being surrendered to us, but she's slowly learning how to trust and showing her personality more and more each day. Skye loves exploring nature, playing fetch, and belly rubs. She'll need some quiet time to ...