Along the Ford

Road Report July 24 to July 30

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 July 24 to July 30. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • From Sunday, July 25, through Friday, July 30, ...

 
 

Around Town July 22

• It’s an afternoon of nature, art-making, and fun for kids at  Mt. Cuba Center on Saturday, Aug. 7, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. The center partners with the award-winning folk artist, Eunice LaFate, to lead a children’s art program in the center's gardens. Kids will create a mural from natural materials and go home with their very own painting! This program is intended ...

 

Road Report July 17 to July 23

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 July 17 to July 23. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Motorists on Route 322 — the Conchester Highway ...

 

Around Town July 15

• Tickets are now on sale for the Aug. 7 Fireworks and Fountain Show at Longwood Gardens. The 9:15 p.m. show features Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping Beauty” along with a graceful fountain display and soaring fireworks. Go here to buy tickets. • Opera Philadelphia is returning to full-capacity events beginning Aug. 26 with a summer evening of vocal pyrotechnics, picnics ...

 

Crebilly hearings concluded

Crebilly II, the second conditional use hearing for Toll Bros. proposed plan to develop Crebilly Farm in Westtown Township, is over. The second round ended after 13 sessions and with some people calling for eminent domain being invoked. The July 12 session was dominated by public comment with the resounding sentiment being a plea to supervisors to deny conditional ...

 

Road Report July 10 to July 16

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 July 10 to July 16. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Milling and paving will cause overnight lane closures ...

 

Around Town July 8

• In honor of Jamie Wyeth’s 75th birthday, The Brandywine River Museum of Art's gift shop is launching a new art-on-demand program allowing people to create customizable art. Available for purchase through the museum’s online shop, five new art reproductions have been created in collaboration with Wyeth. These reproductions are handcrafted on-demand, using ...

 

Road Report July 3 to July 9

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 July 3 to July 9. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Northbound Route 1 motorists will encounter ...

 

Around Town July 1

• Photographers can get special evening access to Kuerner Farm, a National Historic Landmark, where Andrew Wyeth found intriguing subjects for hundreds of tempera paintings, watercolors, and drawings for more than 70 years. Photographers are invited to explore the property where they can photograph the iconic setting. One of Brandywine's knowledgeable interpreters ...

 

Changes for deer licenses

Hunters statewide may begin applying for antlerless deer licenses by mail beginning Monday, July 12. Chester County Treasurer Patricia Maisano, whose office processes state hunting licenses and permits, noted changes made to the 2021 licensing year, including an increase in the fee for the antlerless license, and an increase in the personal license limits. “Some ...

 

Excessive heat through tomorrow

The National weather service is predicting excessive heat for the tri-state area through tomorrow. “The next two days will feature the worst of this excessive heat episode, with widespread heat indices exceeding 100 degrees for several hours each afternoon. Heat indices will likely exceed 105 degrees in the urban corridor this afternoon, with forecast values very ...