Plea deal possible for Moore

Kennett Township supervisors reported Wednesday that the criminal case involving former township Manager Lisa Moore appears to be headed toward a plea agreement. Supervisors’ Chairman Richard Leff said Moore’s case – on charges she allegedly embezzled $3.2 million from the township – was called for trial on July 19 but continued until September after Moore’s attorney asked for the continuance. “There are indications plea discussions…

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Pennsbury gains open space

Pennsbury Township supervisors Wednesday night voted to acquire an open space easement for a 39-acre parcel of land on Bluestone Drive that extends to Brinton’s Bridge Road. The property belongs to Arthur Neilson. According to Supervisors’ Chairman Aaron McIntyre, the Neilson property has been among the township’s top 10 acquisition projects. Supervisor Wendell Fenton was more than pleased. “We’ve been talking with Neilson for years…

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Donald Alan Lester of Kennett Square

Donald Alan Lester, 88, of Kennett Square, died in his sleep on Saturday, July 10, at his home. He was the husband of Elizabeth “Betty Ann” (Gilbert) Lester, with whom he shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Chester, he was the son of the late Herbert Clifford Lester and Elizabeth Reamy Lester. Don served our country in the Navy during the Korean War serving…

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Around Town July 22

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Kids get to make art at Mt. Cuba Center on Aug. 7

• It’s an afternoon of nature, art-making, and fun for kids at  Mt. Cuba Center on Saturday, Aug. 7, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. The center partners with the award-winning folk artist, Eunice LaFate, to lead a children’s art program in the center's gardens. Kids will create a mural from natural materials and go home with their very own painting! This program is intended for…

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