Marie H. Spencer of West Grove

Marie H. Spencer, 97, of West Grove, died peacefully on Monday, Oct. 31. She was the wife of Bryan Spencer who died in 2000, and with whom she shared 55 years of marriage. She was the daughter of the late Mary Kelly and Irving Chambers and was born on May 17, 1925; Marie grew up in Hockessin. Marie is survived by one daughter, Judy Hoopes…

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November Art Roundup

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Emie Hughes, Blue Jar Studio, Aston Mill Arts

Art events are in full swing throughout the region! Take advantage of the beautiful fall weather and explore all the exhibitions, fests, and fairs this November in the Brandywine Valley. Check websites and social media for updated health and safety measures for each venue. Is there anything better than rambling through a big old building full of treasures? Aston Mill Arts (formerly Heron Studios/Heron Crest…

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Polling place changed in Kennett

Meetings and polling places usually held at the Kennett Township building will be held elsewhere while remediation and repair work continues in the township’s meeting room. Kennett Township residents who normally vote in elections at the township building will instead vote at Bethany Presbyterian at 316 Kennett Pike, according to a press release. Election Day in Pennsylvania is Tuesday, Nov. 8. “On Oct. 6, the…

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Around Town Nov. 3

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Phillies Fever comes to town.

• Phillies Fever has reached the Chadds Ford area as the above photo of a merchandise stand at the Sunoco station at Routes 1 and 202 shows. Several members of Concord Township Council also wore Phillies jerseys during their Nov. 1 meeting. The Phillies and Houston Astros are tied at two games a piece in the best of seven World Series. • The Chester County…

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Chadds Ford in brief

In a quick Chadds Ford Township Board of Supervisors meeting Wednesday night, township Manager Matt Baumann gave a very brief rundown of the timeline for adopting the 2023 budget. No numbers were yet ready, but he said the tax rate would continue to be one of the two lowest in Delaware County. He said a full presentation would be ready for the Nov. 30 work…

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