Taste & Sea for ‘coastal elegance’

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John and Chrissy Talbot describe Taste & Sea as coastal elegant fine dining.

Taste & Sea, the new coastal elegant restaurant that moved into Keystone Plaza where Pescatores used to be is officially open. Though it had a soft opening a few weeks ago, the official grand opening was Monday, April 8. Local politicians, Kathleen Goodier from Chadds Ford Township and John Gillespie from Concord were on hand as was former state Rep. Steve Barrar. John and Chrissy…

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Fishing returns to grist mill

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The fish and fishing are back at Newlin Grist Mill Park.

After a five-year hiatus, fishing returned to Newlin Grist Mill Park in Concord Township this past weekend. The return coincided with the opening day of trout season, which was Saturday. Fishing at the park’s ponds was curtailed when the widening of Conchester Highway led to silt buildup in the ponds fed by Chester Creek. The silting even shut down the millrace that powers the mill.…

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Adopt-a-Pet April 8

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Pepperpot Pepperpot is an adorable 2-year-old tuxedo cat with the cutest face and a black spot on her left cheek. She has a gentle, quiet nature and is very loving and sweet. Please come say hello to Pepperpot just as soon as you can. You can name your adoption…

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Brandywine Art Guide: Well Within at Saliim Projects

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Backlit by Karla Pankratz

The wonderful thing about art galleries is that each has its own unique spin on the presentation of art. Whether they focus on a style, a region, an artistic tradition, or a vibe, art galleries are much more than walls and hooks. Saliim Projects, which opened last year in Newtown Square, offers a new home for the creative local community. “Saliim is a Korean word…

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Road report for April 8 through April 12

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Work has finally begun to replace Twin Bridges, the span over the Brandywine on S. Creek Road between Chadds Ford and Pennsbury townships. The road is scheduled to be closed from south of Bullock Road and north of Cossart Road until sometime in autumn of 2025.

PennDOT has announced the following weather-dependent road projects that could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area from April 8 through April 12. Motorists are urged to allow extra time traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • A stormwater management project will cause a daytime closure of Ridge Road between Route 202 and Cooper’s Hawk Road in…

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Chadds Ford in brief

• Chadds Ford Township Board of Supervisors Wednesday night held a hearing and approved an updated SALDO (subdivision and land development) ordinance. According to Supervisors’ Vice Chair Timotha Trigg, the amended ordinance repeals and replaces Chapter 110 of the original SALDO dated 1985. Township solicitor Mike Maddren said it was simply “a restatement of our entire SALDO.” Mike Schneider, the township engineer, said the 71-page…

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Around Town April 4

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Learn wood-burning at Mt. Cuba Center.

• On Friday, April 12, Mt. Cuba Center is offering a course Pyrography: Woodburning Art for Beginners. Be inspired by the beauty of spring and take home a beautiful wood-burned creation in this unique art class. Discover different wood-burning techniques, compare how different types of wood burn, and explore your artistic side by creating various textures, shapes, and designs with a simple-to-use wood-burning pen. All…

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Concord in brief

Lee Weersing, president of the Concordville Fire and Protective Association gave Concord Township Council an update on the number of calls Concordville has responded to so far this year. He said there have been 40 fire calls in Concord Township during March, out of 78 in all the municipalities the fire company covers. That’s out of 297 calls for the year to date. But there…

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Police Log April 3:Drug bust, crash, thefts

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • Police said they arrested a 24-year-old Philadelphia man for DUI and drug possession charges following a traffic stop in Pennsbury Township on March 27. The report was light on details. It didn’t include the man’s identity. The only detail was that the arrest happened at 12:38 a.m. on Route 1. • Carl V. Daly, 66, of Exton, was cited…

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Arrest made in animal abuse

The Brandywine Valley SPCA, in partnership with the Chester County District Attorney’s Office and Coatesville Police Department, has charged a suspect in the heinous abuse and neglect of a tiny kitten handed over to officers with a traumatic amputation of her front leg. The suspect also will face charges for cruelty and neglect of a dog, rabbit, turtle, and nearly 3 dozen cats and kittens…

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