Judge Daniel J. Maisano

Judge Daniel J. Maisano died peacefully and without pain on Dec. 10 in the arms of his beloved wife. Ultimately, Dan was another victim of COVID. Dan served Chester County as a magisterial district judge for more than two decades, serving until his passing as a senior judge. He served on the board of various charitable organizations through the years and at the time of…

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Kennett BoS to consider 2021 budget

Kennett Township supervisors are expected to vote on the 2021 budget Wednesday. If approved, township residents will not face a real estate tax increase in 2021, although there will likely be one in the future, according to township staff. The meeting will be held over the Zoom app beginning at 7 p.m. Instructions to join can be found at Kennett.pa.us. In a special meeting on…

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Letter: Seniors should be first

My name is Fred Barakat. I'm 71 years old. I've lived in Pennsylvania all my life and in Chester County since 1980. There's no question that this opinion is motivated by self-interest, but I firmly believe it is the correct view. The current vaccine distribution plan puts senior citizens in the third priority of distribution. According to the CDC numbers, this is pretty much a…

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Art Live: Darlington Arts Center

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Art Class at Darlington Arts Center

Darlington Arts Center takes its mission of building community seriously. Since 1978 when Diana Sophocles Hemmenway founded the center, it has been providing “every art for everyone” meaning four genres of art under one roof: music, visual, dance and drama. This stimulating multi-disciplinary approach was the first of its kind for a community arts center in Pennsylvania, and it continues today. Another first for the…

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Big snow predicted

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Both AccuWeather and the National Weather Service are calling for the possibility of a major Nor’easter that could drop a foot of snow in areas of eastern Pennsylvania. According to AccuWeather, the storm could “unload more snow in one day in some places than every winter storm from last winter combined.” The National Weather Service office in Mount Holly, N.J. said, “The Nor’easter will affect…

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