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Horticulture centers expanding Harvest 2020

The Delaware Center for Horticulture and Food Bank of Delaware are partnering with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society to expand the regional reach of PHS’s Harvest 2020 initiative, focused on increasing food production and addressing food insecurity. This partnership expands the reach of the program throughout the state of Delaware, asking gardener and ...

 
 

Christies holds Wyeth online sale

Christie’s announces Wyeth’s World,  an online private selling exhibition featuring a selection of pictures by Andrew Wyeth (1917–2009). An icon of American art, Wyeth famously remained true to his realist approach in an era when abstract art reigned. From works on paper under $100,000 to multi-million-dollar temperas, the works featured within this exhibition ...

 

BRM reopens July 1

The Brandywine River Museum of Art is pleased to announce it will be reopening to the public on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. In order to protect its visitors, volunteers and staff, the Brandywine will be implementing a variety of safety protocols when it reopens, including facemask requirements, timed ticketing and capacity limits. A complete list of new procedures, ...

 

Council approves CARES funds for businesses and non-profits

Delaware County Council unanimously voted on June 17 to authorize the use of CARES Act funds to assist Delaware County businesses and non-profit organizations with economic loss and recovery due to COVID-19. Recognizing the critical need to provide additional support to Delaware County’s local business community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the county first launched ...

 

Criminal justice reform in DelCo

Delaware County Council and the Office of the District Attorney yesterday announced the formation of a countywide Task Force on Criminal Justice Reform, to be chaired by District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer. “For too long, distrust has been allowed to exist between law enforcement and the communities that they are sworn to protect and serve,” said Stollsteimer. “It is ...

 

Small business matching fund campaign now in Kennett

As communities across the globe continue to struggle through the COVID-19 crisis and its devastating aftermath, individuals and organizations in Kennett are supporting those in need and thinking strategically about how Kennett can prove resilient at this critical moment for the future of the town. Historic Kennett Square and Square Roots Collective announced the ...

 

‘Restore Chester County’ webinar planned

The Chester County COVID-19 Business Task Force will be continuing a series of webinars for county businesses and organizations looking to reopen, revise, or even expand operations due to the impact of the coronavirus. The next webinar, scheduled for tomorrow, June 4 at 3:30 p.m., focuses on how businesses can build consumer confidence as they increase public ...

 

Ballot drop-off points added

The Chester County Board of Elections approved today the addition of five secure drop-off locations for mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 Primary Election.   These additional sites have been created to accommodate voters who are concerned that their mail-in ballot may be returned too late by the postal service to be counted. The five new drop-off locations ...

 

Camp, childcare opening at YMCA

After months of being cooped up and quarantined, it’s time to get out and enjoy summer at the YMCA of Greater Brandywine’s camp and childcare programs. Following Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement that Chester County would likely move to the yellow phase on June 5, YGBW is set to reopen safely and welcome children back on Monday, June 8. For several weeks, YGBW has been ...

 

HKS launches Small Business Response Fund

As communities across the globe continue to struggle through the COVID-19 crisis and its devastating aftermath, individuals and organizations in Kennett are supporting those in need and thinking strategically about how Kennett can prove resilient at this critical moment for the future of the town. Historic Kennett Square and Square Roots Collective announced today ...

 

Free pet food distribution

The Brandywine Valley SPCA has teamed up with Terra Technical Services again to hold four more drive-thru pet food pantries to help families financially impacted by COVID-19. Free cat and dog food will be distributed at the following drive-thru pet food pantries. The two closest locations are the Kennett Area YMCA, 101 Race Street on Friday, May 29, and Frawley ...