Archive for October 8th, 2018

Kennett Township gets $1.3 million

Kennett Township is the recipient of a generous land conservation grant of $1,300,000 from Mt. Cuba Center, the 1,000+-acre botanical gardens in Hockessin. The grant is earmarked for the township’s fee simple acquisition of two important open space parcels. In a recent letter to Lisa Moore, Kennett Township manager, Mt. Cuba Center’s President, Ann Copeland Rose ...

 
 

The tradition that always offers surprises

A fireplace in front of a window, a freshly painted outhouse with a wreath of autumn leaves on the door, a pet door shaped like a cat, fish swimming in a fresh, spring-fed pond in the wine room, and a glass elevator are a few of the unique touches ticket-holders saw during the 2018 Chester County Day House Tour on Saturday, October 6. The oldest house tour in the ...

 

Burn more calories

Going for a walk? Here’s how to burn more calories Whether it’s on your way to work, on a treadmill at a gym, or through the park on a summer evening, walking can be extremely beneficial for your health. Because it is such a huge part of our daily lives, we often forget about all the positive effects walking can have, particularly in terms of burning calories. ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 8

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Dionysus This wiggly, fun-loving pup is Dionysus. He's a spirited 4-year old who is hoping to find someone who will include him on adventures. And he's a pro at playing fetch. Dionysus is open to meeting other dogs, and he'd be a great addition to a family with an active ...