Along the Ford

Roadwork for June 10 through June 16

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 June 10 through June 16. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Aqua Pennsylvania is planning weekday lane restrictions from Wednesday, June 14, ...

 
 

Around Town June 8

• History and art collide in a new lecture series at the Brandywine River Museum of Art that will explore the impact of WWI on regional artists, especially the works of N.C. and Andrew Wyeth. Coinciding with the Museum's centennial celebrations surrounding Andrew Wyeth's birth in 1917 and the upcoming Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect exhibition opening on June 24, the ...

 

E. Marlborough joins anti-gerrymandering effort

East Marlborough Township supervisors have joined the fight to end gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. The board voted 4-0 Monday to sign a resolution endorsing two pieces of legislation that would change how congressional districts are drawn in the state. The bills, HB 722 and SB 22, would require an amendment to the state Constitution to create an 11-member ...

 

Creek Road in Birmingham closing for two months

Creek Road is scheduled to close between Meetinghouse Road and Route 52 (Lenape Road) in Birmingham Township beginning Thursday, June 15, for construction related to an $8.6 million project to replace the structurally-deficient Route 926 (Street Road) bridge over the Brandywine Creek in Birmingham and Pocopson townships. Creek Road will remain closed through ...

 

Roadwork for June 3 through June 9

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 June 3 through June 9. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Expect lane restrictions on Wawaset Road between Spring House Way and W. Doe Run Road ...

 

Around Town June 1

• A reminder for Concord Township residents that the recycling igloos located at the Public Works Garage are being removed. Effective June 1, the County-provided igloos will only be located at Clayton Park (Garnet Mine Road entrance). Residents are also reminded they can contact their private waste hauler to collect recycling. In compliance with Act 101, ...

 

Roadwork for May 27 through June 2

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 May 27 through June 2. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Expect lane restrictions on Wawaset Road between Spring House Way and W. Doe Run Road ...

 

Be a spy for Washington

Your mission, should you accept it, is to find Gen. William Howe’s battle plan and defeat the British at Chadds Ford. That’s the basic idea behind Escape Brandywine, a new program at the Chadds Ford Historical Society. Designed like other popular escape room games, Escape Brandywine places players in the roles of spies on the eve of the Battle of Brandywine. Players ...

 

Around Town May 25

• Concord Township Council will hear a presentation by Bentley Homes during its June 6 meeting. Mitch Kotler of Bentley will present a concept plan for townhouse and carriage homes proposed for Route 1 and Thornton Road. The public meeting begins at 7 p.m. The presentation will be given under “Other Business.” • For the 10th year, Unionville High School students, ...

 

Crebilly talk turns to traffic

Traffic was the talk of Westtown Township last night, and some of that talk led to laughter. Traffic engineer Nicole Kline, of McMahon Traffic Engineers & Planners, is representing Toll Bros. in its application to turn Crebilly Farm — at the intersection of Routes 202 and 926 — into a residential development. Toll wants to build a minimum of 317 homes on the ...

 

Counselors overdose at halfway house

Two counselors at an addiction facility died from opioid overdoses last Sunday, according to a press release issued today by Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan. Emergency responders were called to Freedom Ridge Recovery Lodge in West Brandywine shortly after 2 p.m. Sunday, May 21 after residents found the two counselors unresponsive in their respective rooms. ...