Winery awaits zoning decision

Concord Township residents and the owner of Penns Woods Winery must wait until November to learn whether the Zoning Hearing Board OKs a request for a special exception. The winery wants to replace its 1,400-square-foot barn with a 4,500-square-foot structure. The proposed new building would have 2,500 square feet of storage space and an additional 2,000 square foot deck for wine tasting. Many residents, especially…

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Road Report for Sept. 23 through Sept. 29

PennDOT has announced the following weather-dependent road projects that could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area from Sept. 23 through Sept. 29. Motorists are urged to allow extra time traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Tree removal will close Webb Road between Atwater Road and Hunters Lane in Chadds Ford Township during the day on…

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Around Town Sept 21

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Take a walk on the wild side courtesy of the Chester County History Center.

• The Chester County History Center is offering a walk with a difference. It’s a Plagues and Pestilence Walking Tour. In the early 1800s, West Chester billed itself as an elegant and healthful place, but the reality was very different. Words like cholera, diphtheria, rabies, and smallpox struck fear into the hearts of every borough resident, especially those with small children. Treatments were almost worse…

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