Along the Ford

Roadwork for July 21 – July 27

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 July 21 through July 27. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Paving will cause lane restrictions on Cypress ...

 
 

Winterthur to celebrate nature in Delaware

Winterthur has partnered with more than two dozen environmental organizations for DelaWILD, a special day celebrating nature and the environment in the First State, which will take place on Saturday, Aug. 25. DelaWILD includes talks, walks, demonstrations, and workshops about topics such as water, wildlife, plant life, and nature in the urban environment. Events take ...

 

Around Town July 19

• Be among the first to see and enjoy Wilmington Brew Works, the first microbrewery within Wilmington's city limits in 50 years, at this exclusive event with The Delaware Center for Horticulture. Roll up your sleeves and bring a friend (or two!) to this fun night out. After a brief introduction to WBW's beer and philosophy, select your beverage of choice and set ...

 

CFHS goes golden

The Chadds Ford Historical Society has reached its golden years and is preparing to celebrate its 50thanniversary. A celebration, dubbed "The Cannon Ball," is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 24 at the Gables restaurant on Route 1 in Pennsbury Township. Cost for the event — which will run from 7-11 p.m. — is $85 for CFHS and Chadds Ford Business Association members, $95 ...

 

DelCo supports Circuit Trails

Delaware County Council presented a resolution to Leonard Bonarek, Regional Planner of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia on July 11 in support of the concept of the nine-county region completing 180 miles of Circuit Trails by 2025. The Circuit Trails are a connected system of multi-purpose trails located in the nine counties that comprise the Delaware ...

 

Roadwork for July 14 – July 20

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 July 14 through July 20. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Drilling will cause lane restrictions along ...

 

Around Town July 12

• Science in the Summer is coming to the Rachel Kohl Library on July 18 and 19. The program is free and is designed for elementary school students in grades two through six. The class for second- and third-grade students runs from 10 a.m. to noon; the class for the older students is from 1-3 p.m. • Darlington Arts Center is offering dance classes for youngsters 2-3 ...

 

Roadwork for July 7 – July 13

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 July 7 through July 13. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Milling will cause lane restrictions on Cypress ...

 

ChesCo child welfare staff receives state-wide awards 

The Chester County Commissioners and Director of the County’s Department of Children Youth & Families are pleased to announce the state-wide recognition of CYF staff members for their efforts to place children eligible for adoption into permanent loving homes. At this year’s Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Adoption and Permanency Conference, Shadell ...

 

Around Town July 5

• Chadds Ford Township supervisors will not have a regular meeting in July. That meeting would have been on July 3 but was canceled. The board will have its work session at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 25. • Delaware County Libraries is collaborating with Upper Darby Summer Stage this summer by giving library patrons special sneak peeks of shows and exclusive ticket ...

 

Flash flood warning

The flash flood warning remains in effect until 11:00 p.m. EDT for central Chester and southwestern Delaware counties... At 7:13 p.m. EDT, doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Some locations that could experience flooding include ...