James E. Barnes of Dilworthtown

James E. Barnes, 66, of Dilworthtown, died suddenly on Wednesday, April 3. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late William E. and Molly Bohn Barnes. Jim was the co-owner of the Dilworthtown Inn, Blue Pear and Inn Keeper’s Kitchen. Jim is survived by his brother, Bill and his wife Linda and their children: Trevor and Danielle. He was also preceded in…

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Board rejects village map

Chadds Ford Township Supervisors Wednesday night rejected the adoption of an official village map and will now start over. Supervisors’ Vice Chairman Samantha Reiner said there was simply “too much confusion” within the public to go ahead with the current proposal. That confusion included not only knowing what is and is not allowed in the V-Village District, but which properties might be grandfathered in on…

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Around Town April 4

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Helen Sipala addresses members of the Chadds Ford Business Association during the group's breakfast meeting at Turners Mill.

• Helen Sipala reflected on her 44 years living at Painters Folly with her husband George while addressing members of the Chadds Ford Business Association at the CFBA’s breakfast meeting at Turners Mill. She explained that the house on Route 1 was built by Charles Painter in 1856. Because it was unlike any other home in the area at the time, neighbors referred to it…

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