Along the Ford

 Heavy rain, chance of flooding

Severe thunderstorms with a chance of flooding are possible through the night, according to the National Weather Service. A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 11 p.m. For the areas around Philadelphia, West Chester, and Wilmington. Those rains bring a chance of flooding. A flash flood watch means that there is the potential for flash flooding which can be ...

 
 

Roadwork for July 4 to July 10

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 Roadwork for July 4 to July 10. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Construction is scheduled to begin ...

 

Around Town July 2

• The YMCA of Greater Brandywine — which includes the Kennett Y — reopened Monday, June 29. During the first week, wellness centers and indoor tracks, as well as limited group exercise classes, will be available. On July 6, YGBW anticipates reopening Childwatch, as well as indoor lap pools and locker rooms (for lap swimmers only). Additional amenities and programming ...

 

Horticulture centers expanding Harvest 2020

The Delaware Center for Horticulture and Food Bank of Delaware are partnering with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society to expand the regional reach of PHS’s Harvest 2020 initiative, focused on increasing food production and addressing food insecurity. This partnership expands the reach of the program throughout the state of Delaware, asking gardener and ...

 

BLM rally in Chadds Ford

It was an emotional day for Chadds Ford's Rodney Gillespie. After almost a year since being pulled over by a state trooper for what Gillespie called "driving while black" heading back to his Atwater Road home, he coordinated a rally in Chadds Ford against racism and in support of Black Lives Matter. He was motivated to have the rally after the killing of George Floyd ...

 

Roadwork for June 27-July 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 Roadwork for June 20-June 26. 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 by PECO will cause lane ...

 

Reminders for the green phase

With Chester and Delaware counties now in the green phase of Gov. Tom Wolf's reopening plan, some reminders may be needed. Being in the green does not mean a return to normalcy. Wearing masks is still required when entering a business, and businesses with in-person operations need to adhere to updated safety requirements found here. Additionally, restaurants and bars ...

 

Around Town June 25

• Count the Chadds Ford Historical Society as one of the entities reopening now that Delaware and Chester County are in the green phase of the state’s reopening plan. CFHS is opening its doors again on July 1. Hours of operation will be Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will be following CDC and WHO guidelines for sanitation. Masks will be ...

 

Roadwork for June 20-June 26

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 Roadwork for June 20-June 26. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Bridge replacement on Route 52, between ...

 

Around Town June 18

• Darlington Arts Center will offer in-person camps beginning July 6 through the rest of the summer. The center said it will follow all CDC and state guidelines and can ensure the health and safety of our campers.  Online camps will also be available for the entire summer. For more information on Darlington's offerings, please click here. For more information on our ...

 

Roadwork for June 13-June 19

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 Roadwork for June 13-June 19. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. Smithbridge Road is scheduled to close ...