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Adopt-a-Pet April 6

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Magenta Magenta is an adorable low-riding gal whose smile lights up a room. She loves going for walks and sniffing all of the outdoor smells. She equally enjoys snuggling up on the couch with her people. This cutie pie is housebroken and knows her basic commands, ...

 
 

Concord will hold telephone meeting

Concord Township Council will have a regular monthly meeting in April, but it will be a week later than previously scheduled and conducted by telephone. The meeting will be streamed live at 7 p.m. on April 14, but the public will not be allowed to attend in person. According to the email announcing the meeting, the public will not be permitted in the meeting but will ...

 

Roadwork for April 4-April 10

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Roadwork for April 4-April 10. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Utility work will cause lane closures on ...

 

Around Town April 2: Restaurant takeout update

View websites, then phone. Antica Restaurant, on Route 1 in Chadds Ford Township, is scheduled to begin offering take out service this weekend, April 4; 484-770-8631 https://anticapa.com/index.html The Country Deli, 1176 N. Middletown Road, 610-558-3354, https://countrydeli.net/index.html Hoods BBQ in Unionville, https://hoodsbbq.com/; 610-347-1670 Tavern 52 in ...

 

Tax discount period extended

With federal and state income deadlines moved back to July 15 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chadds Ford Township has extended its property tax discount period until the end of April. Face value payment begins May 1 and the deadline for paying property taxes remains Sept. 30, according to a township proclamation posted on the website. The discount is 2 percent. ...

 

Op/Ed: Eleven and counting

Chadds Ford Live is 11 years old today. To our subscribers, thank you for your faithful readership and support. We ask you to support our advertisers. They support your news. To our advertisers, thank you for choosing Chadds Ford Live as an important part of your media messaging to our community for the last 11 years. As part of our appreciation of the local ...

 

Police log April 1: Armed robbery, theft, crashes

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Police arrested two people on armed robbery charges in Chadds Ford Township on March 14. Police identified the suspects as William O'Donnell, 37, of Chadds Ford, and Karol Montalvo-Hernandez, 39, of Greenbelt, Md. The report said the couple robbed two people at gunpoint in the Brinton Hotel on Route 202. • A 17-year-old ...

 

County extends essential only policy

Chester County commissioners today announced they're extending the essential-services only policy through the end of April. The move follows Gov. Tom Wolf's extension of the Stay at Home order. County government established the essential services-only policy on Saturday, March 14. Essential services identified by the county range from the 9-1-1 Center, Chester County ...

 

Schools stay closed, Delaware now closed

The reaction to COVID-19 is getting stronger. Gov. Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania has extended his stay at home order, with schools and non-essential businesses remaining closed indefinitely. And Delaware Gov. John Carney has closed that state to out-of-towners. Delaware.gov is reporting that Carney modified his Declaration of Emergency, ordering all out-of-state travelers ...

 

Mrs. Carol Irene Newsom of Chadds Ford

Mrs. Carol Irene Newsom, 74, of Chadds Ford, died Sunday, March 29, at her home. Born Oct. 18, 1945, in Darby, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Irene (Wright) Moyer. Mrs. Newsom was a graduate of Upper Darby High School in the class of 1963.  She was a homemaker, raising her children but then entered the workforce as an administrator working for State ...

 

Charles Joseph Donovan Sr., formerly of Avondale

Charles Joseph Donovan Sr., 81, formerly of Avondale, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 25, at the Pocopson Home after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Charlie, as he was known to all his family and friends, attended Holy Spirit Catholic Grade School and graduated from Monsignor Bonner High School in 1958. Prior to opening Donovan’s ...