Along the Ford

Rescue breaks ground for new center

Greenmore Farm Animal Rescue conducted a ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony Friday for a new adoption center that could help the facility adopt out more pets. Greenmore is a nonprofit no-kill facility that accepts animals from around the world. Located in West Grove, it’s been operating since 2010 and currently houses about 60 animals on average. Not all animals are ...

 
 

Roadwork for Jan. 18-Jan. 24

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 Jan. 18-Jan. 24. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Utility construction will cause lane closures on Route ...

 

Around Town Jan. 16

• The Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival will be held Jan. 26 at Unionville High School. The Festival raises funds for the United Way of Southern Chester County. Tickets are on sale now at www.KennettChocolate.org. VIP ticket holders gain early entrance at noon. General admission opens at 1 p.m. Additional tasting tickets are available. Parking is free at our new ...

 

New digs but same great  taste for chocolate festival

The annual Chocolate Lovers Festival is coming Sunday, Jan. 26. This year, though, the event will be held at Unionville High School. While the location is changed, the festival still benefits the United Way of Southern Chester County. United Way of Southern Chester County supports 22 health and human service programs in the area. But United Way needs your help to ...

 

Roadwork for Jan. 11-Jan. 17

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 Jan. 11-Jan. 17. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Utility construction will cause lane closures on Route ...

 

Around Town Jan. 9

• The library at the Chester County Historical Society is closed to researchers for the annual Big Dig through the end of January, as the library staff and volunteers 'dig' into big projects. Watch our website and social media for updates and outcomes. The library reopens for regular hours, Tuesday - Saturday, 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 1. The museum will remain ...

 

Snow expected this evening

The National Weather Service and AccuWeather are both calling for a strong chance of snow later today. Precipitation will start as rain, then change to snow around 5 p.m. and continue to midnight. The weather service is calling for up to three inches of snow; AccuWeather is saying one to two inches.  

 

Pre-enforcement period for work zone enforcement

PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced that the required 60-day pre-enforcement period for the statewide Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement program has begun and will last until March 4. Pennsylvania’s AWZSE program uses vehicle-mounted systems to detect and record motorists exceeding posted work zone speed limits using electronic speed timing ...

 

Roadwork for Jan. 4-Jan. 10

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 Jan. 4-Jan. 10. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. Borings will cause lane closures on Smithbridge Road — ...

 

Around Town Jan. 2

• It was Midnight in the Square as Kennett Square brought in the New Year with the seventh annual Mushroom Drop Tuesday Night. The intersection of State and Union streets in Kennett Square was surrounded by celebrants who were treated to live music, a laser light display and an occasional Eagles’ chant. • The Garnet Valley High School Environmental Club is working on ...

 

Roadwork for Dec. 28-Jan. 3

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 Dec. 28-Jan. 3. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Borings will cause lane closures on Smithbridge Road — ...