Changes planned for Dilworthtown complex

Birmingham Township supervisors Monday night took action on two land-use applications Monday night. One of the properties in question borders Chadds Ford Township on Webb Road and the other involves the Dilworthtown Inn complex. Painter House Suites wants to turn a former house, owned by the late Jim Barnes into a restaurant. Barnes was the owner of the Dilworthtown Inn, the Inn Keepers Kitchen, and…

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Chadds Ford in brief

• Chadds Ford Township supervisors Wednesday night held a brief hearing for, then voted in favor of an updated stormwater management plan. Ordinance 175 repeals and replaces the current ordinance. Township solicitor Mike Maddren said the updated ordinance changes several definitions used in the earlier ordinance, and engineer Mike Schneider said it provides for several waivers and exemptions. • The board also voted to advertise…

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New body cams for Troop K

State troopers in Troop K, the troop that covers Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties, are now equipped with new body cameras, according to a press release. In addition, the mobile video recorders in patrol cars have been updated. The new equipment is part of a five-year contract with an Arizona company, Axon. Axon will also update software and infrastructure, the release said. PSP expects to…

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Arrest made in double homicide

State police said they have arrested 76-year-old Roger Hanks for the murder of his wife and adult daughter. He is charged with two counts of murder in the first degree and other related charges. Chester County District Attorney Christopher L. de Barrena-Sarobe said in a press release, "The defendant senselessly shot and killed his family because of a basic dispute. It is unfathomable that anyone…

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Five killed in highspeed chase

State police said five people were killed in a one-car crash on the Conchester Highway after what might have been an attempted shoplifting in Concord Township. The incident began in the Shoppes at Brinton Lake. An unmarked police car was on the scene because of recent retail thefts. The trooper noticed a red Ford Taurus pull into the parking lot, and three or four occupants…

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Ethics violations alleged in Chadds Ford

The Chadds Ford Township Republican Party sent a message Monday saying an “official ethics inquiry” has been launched into conduct by Board of Supervisors’ Chairman Samantha Reiner. The message came from GOP leader Mary Kot, who declined to comment when Chadds Ford Live contacted her. The matter arose again during the April 24 Board of Supervisors’ workshop. Questions of ethics violations revolve around two years…

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Light turnout for primary

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Chester and Delaware counties are reporting light voter turnout in Tuesday’s primary. Both say turnout was just less than 23 percent.

As is often the case with primary elections, turnout can be low. That’s, especially so when there are no contested races. In many cases, campaign signs outnumbered voters at any given time. At the Concord Township municipal complex on Thornton Road yesterday, pickleball players often outnumbered voters at the two precincts at that complex. But while the turnout was low — an average of less…

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Teaching parents, helping kids

Kathy Carney describes Reaching Milestones as “an agency that provides early intervention to children and their families. We provide services in the homes to support families who have identified that they have concerns with their child.” After 10 years in Regency Plaza in Concord Township, Reaching Milestones recently moved into Olde Ridge Village Shoppes in Chadds Ford Carney — who has a master’s degree in…

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