Letter: Onerous requirement in ordinance

With reference to the proposed Chadds Ford Township "Good Neighbor Ordnance," we would like to raise an issue with the requirement to maintain "extreme vegetation" below 10 inches in height within 25 feet of the property line. We consider this requirement to be both onerous and unnecessary since it removes a significant portion of the natural habitat of a property. We also have the following…

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Roadwork for July 18 to July 24

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Roadwork for July 18 to July 24. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Road work will cause lane closures on Baltimore Pike between…

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Concerts, hearing canceled

According to a press release, Delaware County has made the decision to cancel the 2020 Summer Festival Concert Series in Rose Tree Park due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The concerts may exceed the Governor’s Order limiting outside gatherings to no more than 250 people. Also canceled is the conditional use hearing for Crebilly Farm that was to have been held on Tuesday, July 21.

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Plea possible in Moore case

Kennett Township residents who joined the virtual supervisors’ meeting Wednesday night heard several updates relating to the former township manager who allegedly embezzled more than $3.2 million. The Chester County District Attorney’s office could begin plea talks with Lisa Moore later this year, according to current Manager Eden Ratliff. Moore faces criminal charges following a months-long investigation last year by both the district attorney’s office…

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