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Pennsbury hears Walkable Chadds Ford

While Chadds Ford Township might not need a letter of support from Pennsbury Township supervisors, at least one of those supervisors said he could support the project. Supervisor Aaron McIntyre said he likes what he heard from Peter Simone, of Simone Collins, the consultant on the Walkable Chadds Ford project. Simone addressed the Pennsbury Board of Supervisors on ...

 
 

New homes planned for Chadds Ford

A proposal for new homes on Ridge Road in Chadds Ford is now in the mix, but exactly how many there could be remains unknown. The proposal is for the 32.8-acre area on Ridge at Ring Road. Anthony Dambro owns the property. Engineer Jim Fritsch presented a sketch plan to the Planning Commission for nine new homes in the R-1, 2-acre minimum, Zoning District. However, ...

 

Phase two Strode’s Barn preservation complete

East Bradford Township, with support from the Friends of Strode’s Mill, has recently completed the second phase of a multi-year effort to preserve and restore the historic Strode’s Barn, a contributing resource to the Strode’s Mill National Register Listed Historic District, located at the intersection of Lenape and Birmingham Roads, along the Brandywine Valley ...

 

BHCU donates charging station to library

Delaware County credit union, BHCU, has donated a multi-device charging station to Rachel Kohl Library. The station will charge up to eight devices at a time, helping Rachel Kohl patrons with efficient and convenient charging technology. Rachel Kohl Library, a nonprofit, community library serving over 40,000 people continues their ongoing mission to celebrate the ...

 

DEP OK’s culvert permit

Details aren't yet known, but there is movement on getting Heyburn Road reopened. Chadds Ford Township Manager Amanda Serock announced at the Aug. 2 Board of Supervisors' meeting that the state Department of Environmental Protection finally approved the emergency permit to repair a culvert. The township applied for the permit last September, but Serock said last week ...

 

Concord Township in brief

• Concord Township Council Tuesday night took care of some housekeeping issues by voting to revise the conditional use agreement with Royal Farms. Royal Farms wants to build a convenience store, with gasoline service, in the split on Route 202 north of Smithbridge Road. According to Council President Dominic Pileggi, two technical issues related to compliance with ...

 

Chadds Ford now a defendant

***UPDATE BELOW*** As anticipated, Chadds Ford has been named a defendant in the matter regarding the Pettinaro property at Ridge Road and Route 202. Attorney John Jaros, representing Ridge Road Development, LLC, the Pettinaro entity seeking to build The Shops at Ridge Road, updated a filing that previously only named Concord Township and its council as defendants. ...

 

Failed culvert closes Heyburn Road

Heyburn Road in Chadds Ford Township remains closed today because of a culvert failure just south of Route 1. According to Township Manager Amanda Serock, the culvert under Heyburn Road failed and compromised the roadway. It's uncertain how long the road will be closed, she said in an email. The need to repair the culvert has been discussed previously. Supervisors ...

 

Local road update

Chadds Ford Township has announced that Heyburn Road, between Route 1 and Tally H Drive will be closed today, July 24, for emergency repairs. Concord Township announced that Glasgow Inc. will begin road work today with milling on Clayton Park Drive and Green Creek Lane. It is anticipated that Swan Lake Drive, Levi Run, and Lockhart Drive will begin on Tuesday. ...

 

Christmas in July at Olde Ridge Village

  The merchants in Olde Ridge Village found a way to break the doldrums of summer heat and humidity with a Christmas in July event on July 19. There were a moon bounce and a dunk tank along with free food, water ice and other munchies. One of the merchants isn't even a merchant at the shopping center yet. Ted Stavrakis, formerly of Teddy's Place, will be ...

 

Concord suit could include Chadds Ford

Chadds Ford Township could be pulled into litigation between Concord Township and Pettinaro Construction Co. In responding to a complaint filed on behalf of Pettinaro's Ridge Road Development, Concord Township's solicitor Hugh Donaghue has termed Chadds Ford an "indispensable party." If the court agrees, the suit could either be dismissed outright or Chadds Ford ...