Guilty plea anticipated for Moore

Former Kennett Township Manager Lisa Moore is expected to plead guilty and be sentenced next month on charges she embezzled $3.2 million from Kennett Township. That announcement was made Wednesday night in an email that supervisors’ Chairman Richard Leff sent out to the community after the supervisors’ meeting was canceled when the remnants of Hurricane Ida passed through the area. “At this evening’s Board of…

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Images of Ida

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The village is flooded. (Photo courtesy of Katharine King of Chadds Ford Tree Service.)

The last hoorah of Hurricane Ida swept through the Brandywine Valley Wednesday night, flooding the Brandywine Creek and making it look and run more like a river than a creek. Chadds Ford Village flooded as it hadn’t flooded in years and even the recently redone Route 926 Bridge had to be shut down because the approach from the Birmingham Township side flooded. Ace Hardware in…

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Chesco offices closed

Due to the inclement weather, Chester County government offices, facilities, and courts are closed today, Thursday, Sept. 2. While Chester County government and court buildings will be closed for public services during this time, many county programs and services continue, with staff working remotely as able. If you have a need to access county services, we encourage you to call or e-mail the Department which…

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Around Town Sept. 2

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Saturday, Sept. 11, is the 244th anniversary of the Battle of Brandywine.

• The Chadds Ford Historical Society will hold a battle reenactment Saturday, Sept. 11, commemorating the 244th anniversary of the Battle of Brandywine. Three timed skirmishes will take place throughout the day. Additionally, reenactors, camp followers, demonstrators, and other historians will engage with visitors. Live music, food, and beverages will be available. • A suicide awareness motorcycle ride is planned for Sept. 12. Do It…

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