Along the Ford

Roadwork for Feb. 22-Feb. 28

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 Feb. 22-Feb. 28. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Road construction will continue to cause lane closures ...

 
 

A new kind of graduate

Graduates of the 16-week Getting Ahead program, taught by Kennett Area Community Services, celebrated their achievement on Feb. 20 at St. Michael Lutheran Church in Unionville. “One of our graduates is a father of Kennett High School students and is getting ready to buy his first house,” said Leah Reynolds, executive director of KACS. Getting Ahead is a part of a ...

 

Toll continues Crebilly application

Toll Bros. continued its application to develop Crebilly Farm with a lengthy discussion at the Westtown Township Planning Commission meeting Wednesday night. Much of the talk concerned trails, sidewalks, roads and traffic. The developer is going through a second conditional use hearing for the project that would, if approved, result in the development of 317 new ...

 

Around Town Feb. 20

• Registration is now open for Pennsylvania State Police Troop K Camp Cadet. The camp will be taking place from Sunday, July 26 through Friday, July 31 at the Valley Forge Military Academy and College. Camp Cadet is residential and designed to familiarize our cadets with the functions of law enforcement, learn self-discipline, make new friends, and work as part of a ...

 

Roadwork for Feb. 15-Feb. 21

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 Feb. 15-Feb. 21. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • There will be a lane closure on Newark Road — between ...

 

Around Town Feb. 13

• The ‘Mare’ was back in town this week. A production crew was in Chadds Ford Monday and Tuesday shooting more scenes for the HBO limited series “Mare of Easttown” starring Kate Winslet. Crews used the parking lot of the Brandywine River Museum as a staging area. As Chadds Ford Live reported in November during the initial shoot, the series is expected to air this ...

 

Roadwork for Feb. 8-Feb. 14

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 Feb. 8-Feb. 14. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • On Monday, Feb. 10, through Friday, Feb. 14, from 9 ...

 

Around Town Feb. 6

It’s about food and brew at Newlin Grist Mill. On Thursday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m., food historian Marc Meltonville will give a talk titled, “Hearth to Home: A History of the English Kitchen,” in which he will discuss how the kitchen as we know it developed and evolved over time. Pre-registration is suggested for the lecture, which is $6 per person for Newlin Grist Mill ...

 

Roadwork for Feb. 1-Feb. 7

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 Feb. 1-Feb. 7. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Utility work will cause lane closures on Route 926 — ...

 

Around Town Jan. 30

• The Brandywine River Museum of Art opens a new exhibit, Votes for Women: A Visual History, on Saturday, Feb 1. The exhibit commemorates the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote in 1920. There is a concurrent exhibit, Witness to History: Selma Photography of Stephen Somerstein, which explores the 1965 civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. Votes ...

 

Chocolate Festival raises $30K

It was a feast for chocolate lovers and a benefit for the United Way of Southern Chester County. More than 1,000 people packed into Unionville High School Sunday for the eighth annual Chocolate Lovers Festival. "It takes a big village," said Carrie Freeman, the chief executive officer of the United Way of Southern Chester County. This year's event brought together 33 ...