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School vandalism of bathrooms at Unionville High School sparks suspension, outrage

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Even more fun and games on tap for this year’s Strawberry Festival

West Brandywine >> The 46th annual Strawberry Festival, one of the most anticipated events in Chester County, kicks off Thursday, May 31 on the grounds of the Brandywine Hospital. ...

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    Kennett Square Public Works employee saves toddler wandering the street

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Veteran borough public works crew member Troy Stevenson is a hometown hero.

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    Police respond to threat at Engle Middle School in West Grove

    West Grove >> State Police responded to Fred S. Engle Middle School due to comments that were written in a girl’s bathroom on the first floor of the school. The comments referenced a school shooting that is anticipated to take place. These comments don’t appear to be credible. The State Police would like to remind parents and students that any comments written or expressed about anticipated school shootings, are taken extremely seriously. Students in violation of this...

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    Kennett Square’s western edge flourishing as businesses move into Cannery Row

    KENNETT SQUARE >> The western edge of Kennett Square is about to bloom.

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    Kennett seniors to take part in annual Senior Stroll

    Kennett Square >> On Thursday, May 31, over three hundred members of Kennett High School’s Class of 2018 will participate in the third annual Senior Stroll. More students have opted to take part in the Stroll this year than in previous years.

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    Millions in Chesco for open space, urban projects

    WEST CHESTER >> Chester County continues to put its money where its figurative mouth is when it comes to protecting open space and preserving its urban centers.

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    Van de Krol looks to modernization, cost savings

    WEST CHESTER >> Before Yolanda Van de Krol was elected Chester County Clerk of Courts in 2017, she was like most of her neighbors — slightly mystified about what, exactly, the clerk of courts did?

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    New program could reduce bullying, violence in Unionville-Chadds Ford School District

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Unionville-Chadds Ford school directors are set to approve a unique program that could reduce abuse, bullying, violence, harassment and substance abuse in the district’s schools.

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    Unionville rowing team wins silver medal

    The Unionville High School Rowing Club went to the US Rowing Mid Atlantic Youth Championships and competd against the top schools and clubs in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Three of Unionville’s boats made it to the finals. The Novice Boys Eight took the Silver Medal. The Regatta is a two-day event and is held on Mercer Lake near Princeton N.J. This location is also where the US Olympic Rowing Team has its trials and training. Head Coach Chris Tolsdorf and Coach Pete Hrenko are guiding...

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    Mother’s Day: Daughters recall best advice their moms ever gave them

    Paoli >> Mothers are the emotional backbone of just about every family. In fact, if it weren’t for your mother you wouldn’t be reading this now. You wouldn’t even be breathing. They are that important. We asked residents of Daylesford Crossing, a SageLife senior community in Paoli, and their daughters to respond to the question, “What is the best advice your mother ever gave you?”

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    Mother, daughter graduate from West Chester University on the same day

    West Chester >> The day before Mothers Day, West Chester, PA, residents Denise Meikle and her daughter, Nicole Meikle, have two reasons to celebrate: Both will graduate from West Chester University with their undergraduate degrees on Saturday, May 12. Denise graduated at the 9 a.m. ceremony and Nicole graduated at the 2 p.m. ceremony, both in Farrell Stadium.

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