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Photo of the Week: Table Manners

Mildred is startled by Ralph burying his face into their breakfast.

 
 

Planning marijuana ordinances

Medical marijuana dispensaries won't be opening up in Chadds Ford Township anytime soon, but they eventually will, and one is already considering coming to town. So, the township Planning Commission is now preparing ordinances to control where they may open and how they must operate. Medical marijuana is legal in Pennsylvania, and the state requires municipalities to ...

 

U-CF talks masks and money

Student-athletes at Unionville High and CF Patton Middle schools must wear masks while participating in their sports this spring, even tennis players and those involved in track & field. That's the word from Patrick Crater, the district's supervisor of athletics, who briefed Unionville Chadds Ford School Board Directors on the Spring Sports Health & Safety ...

 

Mercedes gets conditional use OK

Chadds Ford Township supervisors Wednesday night granted conditional use approval for an in-law suite on Atwater Road, and for a Mercedes Benz dealership between Route 202 and Oakland Road. Supervisors also gave preliminary land approval to the dealership — Mercedes Benz of West Chester — and approved a zoning map change the dealership had requested. The conditional ...

 

Car dealers and musical chairs

It's a bit like musical chairs for several Piazza Auto Group dealerships. Adam Brower, representing the Piazza group, asked Birmingham Township supervisors Monday night for a waiver from land development requirements regarding Piazza Acura's need to expand its showroom. Supervisors declined the waiver, saying they want the township engineer to review plans for the ...

 

Photo of the Week: Addams Garden Party

Gomez and Morticia Addams cancel their end of January garden party because of snow.

 

Toll plan OK if homes are shifted

John Snook, Westtown Township's land planner, testified Tuesday night that the Toll Bros. proposed development of Crebilly Farm can happen if some of the homes are shifted farther to the east. That was the same thing he said in September of 2017 during the first round of conditional use hearings for the project. Toll wants to build a 319-home development on the ...

 

Longhorn is new UHS mascot

The mascot for Unionville High School is now the Longhorn steer. Students in grades 8-12 voted for the Longhorn over the Stampede —represented by a horse — by more than 69 percent. School board directors voted to approve the Longhorn by a 9-0 vote during their Jan. 25 meeting. Prior to the reveal, Director Tom Day thanked the Mascot Selection Committee, comprising ...

 

Photo of the Week: Blue Monday

A cool color for a cool spot on a cool, but sunny Monday morning in winter.

 

DelCo remembers COVID victims

Candles were lit, and church bells chimed. It was an evening for Delaware County to remember and mourn the county victims of COVID-19. More than 1,000 county residents have died from the virus since the pandemic hit here almost a year ago. The county later announced additional categories for people eligible for vaccinations under the Phase 1A. County Council ...

 

Photo of the Week: Hay Bale Serpentine

Hay bales form a serpentine wall in front of a stand of trees in Kennett Township.