Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 27

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Jackson Jackson is an adorable 13-year-old looking to spend his golden years in a loving home. Jackson loves to receive pets and go on walks. He loves to lounge around on the couch with you and watch Netflix. If you would like to meet Jackson, please bring any family members…

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Road Report for Feb. 25 through March. 3

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 Feb. 24 through March 2. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Gas line installation will cause daytime lane closures on E. Market Street at S.…

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Flair & Style at Winterthur

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Nature-inspired Design at Winterthur

Walking though Winterthur is like entering a luscious dream. From the sweeping grounds to the grand buildings, the exquisitely decorated rooms to the magical Enchanted Woods, it is a constantly changing landscape which rewards the curious with each visit. While known for their gardens and museum, originally collected and arranged by the visionary Henry Francis du Pont, the estate has evolved to become one of…

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Around Town Feb 23

• The United Way of Chester County is holding a second benefit concert featuring national recording artist Alexandra Kay after the first show sold out in just 20 days. In response to the sold-out show, the artist has agreed to do a second matinee show at 3 p.m. on March 25 at the Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center in West Chester. This event will bring…

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Police Log Feb 22: Thefts, DUIs

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks Police said two men stole items from two unlocked cars parked on Thomas Speakman Drive in Concord Township on Feb. 17. The unknown suspects stole a bulk ring of keys and a $120 Lancer makeup kit, then fled in two stolen vehicles out of New Castle, Del. Avondale Barracks • Police arrested a 26-year-old man from Kennett Square for DUI…

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Restrictions concern reenactors

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An image from the 2002 Rev Times reenactment at the Brandywine Battlefield Park originally published in The Chadds Ford Post.

Local battle reenactors are up in arms over a directive from the PHMC that they fear could squash all mock battle reenactments in the state. A memo from Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Executive Director Andrea Lowery issued on Jan. 26 pulls the plug on the “force on force” demonstrations, at least on state-run sites. “PHMC will no longer host, offer or sponsor at its…

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Live streaming birth of foals

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The first foal of the season, Gouda, born Feb. 7.

The Pennsylvania Horse Racing Association is partnering with Delaware Valley University and Whysper Wynd Farm to provide a live-stream view of expectant mares as they prepare to give birth to their foals. With several foal cameras installed at DelVal's breeding facilities and at Whysper Wynd Farm, viewers will have access to a live view of the birth of nine foals (five from DelVal and four…

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New coffee shop? Maybe

The Chadds Ford Zoning Hearing Board heard two applications last week. Members approved one zoning variance request from the Brandywine Conservancy but continued the other for a possible coffee shop in the old First Keystone Bank/Bryn Mawr Trust location. The board approved a zoning variance for the Brandywine Conservancy to use a residential property on Creek Road for business use. The conservancy had been using…

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Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 20

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Davi Davi is a pretty black and white senior lady who has recently arrived at the shelter. We are still getting to know her, but she has shown she likes pets and is very curious. Please come say hello to this cutie-patootie at the shelter. You can name your…

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