Greenmore saves beagles

Greenmore Farm Animal Rescue has successfully saved a group of 10 beautiful beagles as part of a national rescue effort by the Humane Society of the United States. The Humane Society assumed responsibility for the beagle relocation following a lawsuit brought by the Department of Justice against Envigo RMS LLC, a company that bred dogs to be sold to laboratories for animal experimentation. Envigo announced…

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Cutters Square open in Chadds Ford

Debbie Mateu has been cutting hair for more than 30 years. She’s worked as a full-service stylist—hair coloring and perming—during that time. Now, though, Mateu has her own shop in Chadds Ford Township, where it’s strictly hair-cutting only. The shop is Cutters Square at 1410 Baltimore Pike, in the little strip mall on Route 1 between Heyburn Road and the Chadds Ford Tavern. Customers can…

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Road Report for July 30 through Aug. 5

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of July 30 through Aug. 5. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Utility restoration will cause daytime lane closures on Cypress Street between Argyle and Leopard…

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Around Town July 28

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A free day at Winterthur.

• Saturday, Aug. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., is a free day at Winterthur. Visitors can explore the summer garden, take a hayride over the hills, or learn something new in the galleries, free of charge. Enjoy live music and activities around the estate, such as beekeeping, crafting, garden hikes, and story time. While free, registration is required. • The next walking tour…

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Planting trees in Chadds Ford

The novel “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” was published in 1943. In 2022, about 100 new trees will be planted in Chadds Ford Township. Chadds Ford Township supervisors Wednesday night authorized spending up to $550 for 100 trees to be part of a tree initiative to be held this October. The tree initiative is the idea of the Open Space Committee. Open Space Chairman Peter…

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113 more acres preserved in ChesCo

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Castle Rock Farm, looking south. (Photo by Jack Stefferud, senior director of land protection for Natural Lands)

Natural Lands announced the successful preservation of the 113-acre Castle Rock Farm that straddles West Bradford and Newlin Townships, Chester County. The farm is adjacent to several other already-protected properties, adding to a growing greenway along West Branch Brandywine Creek. Using a land protection tool known as a conservation easement, Natural Lands has ensured the property is never developed, preserving the pastoral, scenic views of…

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Carmen Ana Ortiz Aponte of Oxford

Carmen Ana Ortiz Aponte, 82, of Oxford, died Saturday, July 23, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Angel Manuel Rosado Rosa. Born in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Margaro Ortiz Burgo and the late Rosa Aponte Candelaria. She was a homemaker. Carmen enjoyed listening to music, watching preachers on TV, and attending church. She also enjoyed being…

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Police Log July 27: Harassment, indecent assault, thefts

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Police are investigating a case of identity theft. On July 21, state police from the Media barracks were alerted to a situation where a 61-year-old woman reported someone had used her name and work address to buy prescription pills. • Two men, a 20-year-old from Upper Darby and a 54-year-old from Philadelphia, were arrested on June 30 on harassment…

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CFES needs sewer update

The onsite sewage system at Chadds Ford Elementary School is old, outdated, and wouldn’t pass inspection for its scheduled re-permitting in 2023. It needs to be upgraded or replaced. As yet though, no firm plans have been made, according to U-CFSD Director of Facilities James Whitesel. He said the district is still looking at renewing the current permit for the plant. “We expect we'll get…

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