Kennett audit improved

Kennett Township’s 2020 audit looks a lot different than the previous years. The audit, performed by Maillie LLP and presented at the March 16 supervisors’ meeting, identified two material weaknesses and two recommendations. The 2019 audit, according to township Finance Director Amy Heinrich, “identified eight material weaknesses and three other recommendations,” many of which were related to the embezzlement of township funds by former Kennett…

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Around Town March 17

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Learn about Chester County's fierce woman at the Chester County History Center.

• Take a walk with Fierce Women of Chester County. Women make up half of the population, yet their stories have often been neglected, excluded, or marginalized in public memory. Long the center of battles for equality and civil rights, West Chester has been home to several trailblazing women who left an indelible mark on the history of law, abolition, suffrage, education, politics, and science. This…

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Pennsbury OKs Haskell request

Pennsbury Township supervisors Wednesday night approved a conditional use request by H.G. Haskell to use his Hillgirt Farm as an event venue. Supervisors conducted a conditional use hearing on the matter on Feb. 16. Haskell had been using the farm at Creek and Cossart roads for various events over the years, including the Farm to Fork dinners. But that was before an ordinance requiring conditional…

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