Barbara Lowe of Chadds Ford

Barbara Lowe, 93, a longtime resident of Chadds Ford, died peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 8, at the Crosslands Retirement Community in Kennett Square.  Born on Nov. 6, 1927, in Kirkham, England, she was very proud of her Lancashire, England heritage.  She was the daughter of the late James Jolly and Sara Alice (nee Benson) Birket. Mrs. Lowe was the beloved wife of Reginald Wilmot Lowe,…

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Volunteers ‘Love Our Byways’

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Volunteers spend time beautifying the grounds around the Chadds Ford Historical Society’s Barn Visitors’ Center.

The Chadds Ford Historical Society relies on volunteers for most of its activities, but Saturday was a little different. The activity then was more about beatification than historical education. The society applied for, and with the help of Team Toyota in Concord Township, received a $2,000 "Love Our Byways" grant offered by the National Scenic Byway Foundation. Toyota Motor of North America helped find the…

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Op/Ed: Masking decision in UCFSD

We are going through challenging times. Covid-19 is testing us. We are winning this fight, but it is costly. We have already lost an estimated 700,000 of our fellow citizens and another 4 million worldwide. That’s the human loss and doesn’t even consider the loss of jobs, businesses, livelihoods, education, increases in mental health issues, and much more. The losses are enormous. Unfortunately, we seem…

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