Kennett Twp. eyes tax hike

Kennett Township supervisors are expected to decide Wednesday whether to include in next year’s budget a tax increase for future capital projects. The 0.2-mil increase would mean an average annual increase of $49 for residents, according to township Finance Director Amy Heinrich. (A mil is $1 for every $1,000 of assessed value.) The supervisors are scheduled to approve the proposed budget for advertisement on Wednesday,…

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Sun setting on Christmas in Miniature

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Christmas in Miniature, a 40-year tradition in Chadds Ford, is ending. (File photo) .

A 40-year tradition is coming to an end. This year's Christmas in Miniature, at least as most people in the Chadds Ford area know it, is the last one. And the person who started it all will be retiring and closing her doors in January. Christmas in Miniature was born as the brainstorm of Barbara Moore in 1982 when she was the director of the…

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“Wrap It Up” Exhibit

There is so much to celebrate this year in the Brandywine Valley! As we creep into the holiday season, decorations and cheer abound. Nowhere is that more evident than at the Square Pear Gallery in Kennett Square, where a new exhibit is ready to share joy to visitors and shoppers alike. "Wrap It Up" runs now through January 10th and is the perfect way to…

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Warner Jackson Hamilton Jr. of Kennett Square

Warner Jackson Hamilton Jr. — also known as Jack or Jackie — 61, of Kennett Square, died peacefully at Chester County Hospital due to complications from COVID 19 on Tuesday, Nov. 23. After 19 days of fighting, he lost the battle. He was the loving husband to Maria Louise Dibartolomeo Hamilton, with whom he shared over 36 years of marriage and were together almost 39…

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Adopt-a-Pet Nov 29

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Mel Monroe This adorable little lady may have stubby legs, but she will surely stand tall in your heart! Mel Monroe is playful and curious and promises to fill your days with fun. This gorgeous kitty can be adopted at a fee you name through Friday, Dec. 3, then she’ll…

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