Carolyn Denning Calvin, formerly of Chadds Ford

Carolyn Denning Calvin, 92, of Wilmington, and formerly of Chadds Ford, died at home on Saturday, Jan. 4. She was a Tower Hill High School graduate and studied music in college. Carolyn worked for the Furniture Exchange, the Yarn Patch and was the owner of the Pennyfeather Shop. Carolyn was also the past president of the Junior League. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur…

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Leff to chair Kennett Twp. Board

Richard Leff was named the new chairman of the Kennett Township Board of Supervisors on Monday night. In nominating Leff, former chairman Scudder Stevens mentioned Leff’s increased role in the months following the start of the investigation into former township Manager Lisa Moore’s alleged embezzlement of more than $3 million. “Last April when we discovered the events that we were dealing with … Rich took…

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Roadwork for Jan. 11-Jan. 17

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 Jan. 11-Jan. 17. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Utility construction will cause lane closures on Route 1 — between Barns Brinton Boulevard…

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Business Briefs Jan. 10

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Quick Lane Tire and Auto Center, affiliated with Garnet Ford in Chadds Ford, is now open in East Marlborough Township.

• Quick Lane Tire and Auto Center is among the newer businesses in East Marlborough Township. The car service business, affiliated with Garnet Ford in Chadds Ford Township, is on Baltimore Pike between Orchard and Pennock avenues, east of the Wawa. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The shop is closed on Sunday.…

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