Kennett fires top cop

Kennett Township supervisors voted Wednesday to fire the township police chief, who was investigated by the Dauphin County District Attorney’s office for a sexual assault allegation but ultimately not charged, and who was the subject of an internal township investigation as a result. The supervisors also voted to make the police department’s second-in-command, Sgt. Matthew Gordon, the interim chief. Chief Lydell Nolt had been on…

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Chadds Ford in brief

Chadds Ford Township Supervisors Wednesday night announced two appointments and a hearing for later this month. Current vacancy officer and former township secretary Gail Force was appointed as township treasurer at a rate of $21 per hour. Tammy Maciolek, the assistant to the manager, was named the emergency management coordinator at a rate of $2,500 per year in addition to her current township salary of…

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Around Town Feb. 6

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It’s about food and brew at Newlin Grist Mill on Thursday, Feb. 13.

It’s about food and brew at Newlin Grist Mill. On Thursday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m., food historian Marc Meltonville will give a talk titled, “Hearth to Home: A History of the English Kitchen,” in which he will discuss how the kitchen as we know it developed and evolved over time. Pre-registration is suggested for the lecture, which is $6 per person for Newlin Grist…

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