Along the Ford

Roadwork for June 2 – June 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 June 2 through June 8. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Guide rail repairs will cause lane closures on ...

 
 

Updating Mt. Cuba Center

Mt. Cuba Center’s completed master plan includes a new entrance and welcome center, an expanded garden experience, a learning center, and expanded plant production facilities and garden areas. The long-range plan, which will be realized incrementally over the course of many years, anticipates building on the organization’s strengths. “Lammot and Pamela Copeland ...

 

Around Town May 31

• On Friday, June 1, West Chester University will conduct a test on components of the external Emergency Alert System. During this time, the mass notification system will be audibly tested. Residents in the vicinity of the University are likely to hear the audio alert. As a reminder, this is just a test of the system. In an actual emergency, the University will ...

 

Roadwork for May 26 – June 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 May 26 through June 1. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Utility installation will cause lane closures on ...

 

Around Town May 24

• A reminder that Pennsylvania State Police will be conducting Sobriety Checkpoints at various locations this Memorial Day weekend, beginning Thursday evening, May 24. • The annual Antiques Show at the Brandywine River Museum is this weekend. The show, now in its 47th year, will feature objects displayed throughout the museum and in the courtyard from 26 of the ...

 

Roadwork for May 19 – May 25

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 19 through May 25. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Pipe replacement will close Brinton’s Bridge ...

 

Flood warning for Chadds Ford area

A flood warning is in effect for the Brandywine Creek and its tributaries Thursday,  May 17 through Saturday,  May 19 due to forecasts of heavy rain. Use caution on roads that cross rivers, creeks and streams and do not drive through flooded areas. Intersections and roads in Chadds Ford Township that are susceptible to flooding are Route 1 and Creek Road, Camly Lane ...

 

Around Town May 17

• The Delaware Museum of Natural History will recognize Endangered Species Day on Saturday, May 19 from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. with hands-on learning stations, activities, and expert presentations. Visitors will learn about some of the issues threatening the environment, and more important, what they can do to help protect endangered species. The day includes a special ...

 

U-CF to increase CF taxes

Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board directors Monday voted to accept a proposed final budget that would raise school taxes in Chadds Ford Township by more than 6 percent. Chester County property owners would see an increase of 0.35 percent. Directors will vote on the final budget during their June 18 meeting. The vote was 8-1, with Director John Murphy, of Pennsbury, ...

 

Weather cancels Music in the Meadow

The Music in the Meadow festival, scheduled for this Saturday, May 19, at the Chadds Ford Historical Society has been cancelled due to expected severe weather through the weekend. With heavy rain expected during the days leading up to the event, and rain and thunderstorms expected on the day of the event, the Society’s Board of Directors decided that the best ...

 

Buckle up, use safety seats

With Memorial Day weekend and the summer travel season approaching, the Pennsylvania State Police, PennDOT, and municipal departments across Pennsylvania today announced that they will partner to participate in the national “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement from May 14 through June 3. Pennsylvania law requires drivers and passengers younger than 18 to buckle ...