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Four municipal police departments launch digital crime-fighting tool

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USPS to honor Andrew Wyeth’s birth with release of Forever stamps

Chadds Ford>>The United States Postal Service has announced that it will issue a pane of stamps in 2017 inspired by the art of Andrew Wyeth to commemorate the centennial of the artist’s birth. Wyeth was born and spent his life in Chadds ...

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    Luxury apartments for millennials proposed in West Chester

    WEST GOSHEN>>Westrum Development Company plans to build 189 luxury apartments at the site of the Agway hardware store at 956 S. Matlack St.

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    Local Girl Scouts help new mothers in Kennett Square

    KENNETT SQUARE>>Local Girl Scouts from Cadette Troop 492, Brandywine Valley Service Unit, volunteered to take on the Baby Bundle Community Service Project. Stationed at Kennett Square CVS and Walgreen stores, the Girl Scouts from Patton Middle School, were overwhelmed with donations from the community. In addition, Troop 492 collected items at several Girl Scout Service Unit events including the Ice Cream Social, Daisy Days and Gymnastics for Girl Scouts. Donations soared to over 1500...

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    Kennett Township, East Goshen lauded for improving transportation

    EAST WHITELAND>>Kennett Township and East Goshen Township were among recipients of awards for work officials there did to improve transportation and transportation services, and to include Transportation Demand Management strategies in their communities.

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    New Garden residents band together is attempt to eradicate mushroom flies

    NEW GARDEN >> Residents of several housing developments in the southern part of the township are conducting their own scientific research on the pesky flies that have invaded their homes for about three years.

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    Historic Kennett Square named one of best in Pennsylvania as downtown continues to thrive

    Kennett SQuare>>Historic Kennett Square has placed fourth in Pennsylvania Downtown Center’s list of best performing Main Street Programs of 2016.

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    Genesis finalizes agreement with Department of Justice

    KENNETT SQUARE>>Genesis HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute care, has finalized its previously reported agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice and related government agencies to resolve a legacy Sun Healthcare therapy matter in Georgia, a Skilled Healthcare therapy matter related to certain facilities in the Midwestern United States and a Skilled Healthcare hospice matter related to the Las Vegas Creekside Hospice False Claims Act litigation...

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    Audevard named new principal at Hillendale Elementary School

    EAST MARLBOROUGH>>Michael Audevard, who began his career in education at Chadds Ford Elementary will be returning home as he has been named the new Hillendale Elementary School principal, pending school board approval.

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    GOP baseball shooting: After the carnage, will anything change?

    The shooting at a US Congressional softball practice is the latest mass shooting among many that continue to plague our nation. It is shocking, of course, that an unstable person with a high powered semi-automatic rifle would seemingly target US Congressmen and staff with intent to kill or maim as many as possible-shooting Congressman Steve Scalese, two Congressional Aides and two police officers. But it is really not surprising- just another inevitable mass shooting where through many...

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    Kennett school directors approve resignations, new hires and more

    Kennett Consolidated School Directors approved the following:

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    Family Promise gets grant from CCFWG

    Avondale>>Family Promise of Southern Chester County (FPSCC) was recognized and rewarded for its efforts to alleviate family homelessness by the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls (CCFWG). Family Promise was one of 20 nonprofit organizations awarded funding at CCFWG’s Annual Grants Celebration on June 14, 2017.

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