Along the Ford

Road Report for May 28 through June 3

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of May 28 through June 3. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Milling, paving, and microsurfacing will cause lane ...

 
 

Around Town May 25

• Delaware County Symphony will be kicking off the 2022 Rose Tree Park Summer Festival with a free concert at the outdoor amphitheater at Rose Tree Park. The orchestra will be performing some of our favorites from this past season. The concert is on Wednesday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m. • Brandywine Conservancy welcomes the award-winning author and newspaper reporter ...

 

Road Report for May 21 through May 27

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of May 21 through May 27. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Lane closures along Route 1 in Chadds Ford and Concord ...

 

Around Town May 19

• Now through Aug. 31, the Brandywine River Museum of Art is showing Dawoud Bey’s Night Coming Tenderly Black. The exhibition features a selection of 10 photographs from Bey’s critically acclaimed series from 2017 that imagines the flight of enslaved African American fugitives in the mid-nineteenth century traveling along the last part of an Underground Railroad ...

 

Historical marker unveiled

History lovers dedicated a new historical marker at the Barns-Brinton house in Pennsbury Township on Thursday afternoon. The building is owned and maintained by the Chadds Ford Historical Society. CFHS President Randell Spackman said the interpretive signage is key to “getting history right.” He added that getting it right takes time. Spackman also gave a brief ...

 

Road report for May 14 through May 20

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of May 14 through May 20. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Mechanized patching will cause alternating lane closures ...

 

Around Town May 12

• Join Victoria Wyeth as she shares her uniquely personal perspectives on the art of her grandfather, artist Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) on May 24 at 7 p.m. on Zoom. The cost for the one-hour conversation — Thoughts on Paper — is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. To register and pay, go here. • The 2022 Primary election is this coming Tuesday, May 17. There are ...

 

Big score for BVSPCA

The Brandywine Valley SPCA is about to get the largest grant it’s ever received. Petco Love is giving the organization $1.5 million. Linda Torelli, the BVSPCA’s marketing manager, said $1 million will go toward the new campus in New Castle, Del., while the remainder will be used for various SPCA programs and adoption events, including those in West Chester. They’ll ...

 

Road report for May 7 through May 13

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of May 7 through May 13. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Milling, patching, and repaving will cause lane closures on ...

 

Around Town May 5

• Wine, spirits, and cheese? That’s what’s on tap for the inaugural Kennett Summerfest, arriving on June 12. Limited tickets are now available, including a few tickets to an exclusive food and wine connoisseur event that includes early admission to the festival. The event will give ticket holders the unique opportunity to taste wines from some of the best local and ...

 

Unintended consequences from Crebilly

Many people hailed the news that Westtown Township entered an agreement to buy a part of Crebilly Farm, but that was then. Now though, two working farmers are concerned for their livelihood after learning more about the deal. Toll Bros. is out of the equation for developing Crebilly’s 320 acres, and the township wants to raise enough money through grants to buy ...