Archive for December 18th, 2019

Supervisors’ competence challenged

Hundreds of people turned out Tuesday night to demand answers from the Kennett Township supervisors about why it took so long to discover the former township manager’s alleged embezzlement of more than $3 million. The Red Clay Room was standing-room-only for the almost four-hour-long meeting. Many in the audience called for the supervisors to resign and questioned ...

 
 

Tick Tock builds for the future

A successful capital campaign has allowed Tick Tock Early Learning Center in Avondale to expand and upgrade the 100-year-old building to meet today’s educational needs. “This building was built as bar and grill,” said executive director Karen Ammon. “Our past focus had been on building maintenance, and this project is making permanent improvements.” Additional ...

 

Chadds Ford budget for 2020

Chadds Ford Township now has a budget for 2020 and, as previously reported, taxes will hold steady. Supervisors passed the budget during their Dec. 17 work session. The budget is balanced with revenues and expenses anticipated to be $1.145 million. Township property tax millage rates remain at 0.882 mils for properties in a hydrant zone and 0.787 if outside of such a ...

 

Police Log Dec. 18: Arrest warrant issued

Southern Chester County Regional Police Charges have been filed and an arrest warrant has been issued for Ernest "Ernie" Richard Day Jr., in connection with the strong-arm robbery of a Landenberg resident on Nov. 19, a report said. Southern Chester County Regional Police Department investigators, assisted by New Castle County Police and Acme Loss Prevention ...