Roadwork for Oct. 19-Oct. 25

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Oct. 19-Oct. 25. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • A single lane closure is scheduled on southbound Route 202 at various locations between…

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Pumpkin Carve kicks off with a windy blast

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Each pumpkin is placed on one of the 378 straw bales needed for this event.

Pumpkin carvers sawed, knifed and chiseled into their 120- to 215-pound pumpkins for Chadds Ford Historical Society’s annual Pumpkin Carve. They jumped into the task of dredging their pumpkins as soon as check-in began using butcher knives, drywall saws, hammers, chisels and X-Acto knives. “It just keeps getting bigger every year,” says Jen Manderscheid, the event’s chairperson. “We expect 3,000 to 5,000 people each night,…

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