Along the Ford

Museum continues holiday traditions

The magic of the holiday season returns to the Brandywine River Museum of Art during Brandywine Christmas, Nov. 29, through Jan. 5. This spectacular holiday experience for all ages includes a gallery filled with an expansive model train display; a special exhibition featuring a selection of three beloved fairy tales and their evolution through time and different ...

 
 

Roadwork for Nov. 9-Nov. 15

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 Nov. 9-Nov. 15. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Road restoration will cause lane closures on Baltimore ...

 

Around Town Nov. 7

• Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Chocolate Lovers’ Festival benefitting the United Way of Southern Chester County. The 2020 event is scheduled for Jan.26 and will have a new location — Unionville High School. 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 ...

 

New Democrat faces to take office

There will be new faces on a number of boards and some of those faces will have the Democratic Party label attached to the names behind the faces. Democrats Erin Talbert and Jen Brown were elected to represent Region C of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board during Tuesday’s election. Region C is comprised of  Chadds Ford and Pennsbury townships. Talbert and Brown ...

 

Power outages reported

PECO is reporting that there are multiple power outages in Delaware and Chester counties with more than 20,000 customers affected. A company spokesman said crews are working to restore power but couldn’t say when that would be accomplished.

 

Roadwork for Nov. 2-Nov. 8

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 Nov. 2-Nov. 8. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Tree trimming is expected to cause lane restrictions on ...

 

Around Town Oct. 31

• The Harmony Hill Puppet Theatre presentation of “The Mystery of Mannerly Mansion,” previously scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Chester County Historical Society, has been canceled. • State Rep. Steve Barrar and state Sen. Tom Killion are hosting a veterans’ breakfast this Saturday, Nov. 2 at Elam United Methodist Church, 1073 Smithbridge Road in Concord ...

 

No-kill rescue gets funds for new center 

Greenmore Farm Animal Rescue, a non-profit animal sanctuary, secured a significant matching-funds donation pledge from a local, anonymous donor, bringing the rescue closer to its goal of building a new indoor adoption center at the farm. The anonymous donor has agreed to match dollar-for-dollar, up to $20,000, for all funds raised between now and the close of 2019. ...

 

Trick or treating postponed in WC

West Chester Borough officials have postponed Halloween trick or treating to Friday night, Nov. 1 from 6-9 p.m. because of rain expected for Thursday night. AccuWeather is currently calling for rain throughout most of the day Thursday, through the afternoon, followed by cooling temperatures, wind and heavy rain and thunderstorms.

 

Roadwork from Oct. 26 to Nov. 1

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 Oct. 26-Nov. 1. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Bridge reconstruction will close Creek Road, between ...

 

Around Town Oct. 24

• The Kennett Square Farmers Market presents a Fermentation Festival on Friday, Nov. 1 from 3–7 p.m. Meet the makers of locally fermented foods and beverages, explore “live” cultures and demos, and bring the kids for the “Farmers Market Forage, a scavenger hunt. Additional information about that event can be found here. • Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., is ...