Scout honored in Chadds Ford

Chadds Ford Township supervisors and state Rep. Craig Williams honored resident Akash Patel for Patel’s Eagle Scout project. Supervisor Noelle Barbone said Patel’s project involved building and delivering two tables and four benches for township building staff and two benches for outside the building’s front door. Williams, R-160, read the proclamation of appreciation on behalf of the supervisors. That proclamation reads, in part, that the…

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Around Town June 3

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Healthy Living Swim Lessons 2017

• The Kennett Area YMCA offers a four-day water safety course for children ages 6-11 beginning Monday, June 7. There is no charge to attend, and all are welcome, but advanced registration is required. The four-day course, taught by a certified YMCA swim instructor, will help kids learn critical water safety and life-saving skills such as what to do if they unexpectedly find themselves in…

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New top cop in Kennett Twp.

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New Kennett Township Police Chief Matt Gordon is congratulated by Judge Jacqueline Carroll Cody after being sworn in.

Kennett Township’s newest police chief was officially sworn in Wednesday morning in front of a crowd of more than 100 police officers, detectives, SWAT team members, fire and emergency personnel, Kennett Township staff, the township’s first police chief, and others. “You need not read Matt [Gordon]’s resume to recognize his skill and confidence as a leader,” Kennett Township Manager Eden Ratliff told the standing-room-only crowd…

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