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Kennett area dentist charged with indecent assault on patient

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Dinniman honors JAU Junior League National Champions

Harrisburg >> State Senator Andy Dinniman recently recognized the KAU Little League Baseball Team on winning the 2017 United States Junior League World Series. ...

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    Chesco school tax increase limits released by state

    West Chester >> School districts in Chester County now know how high they will be allowed to raise property taxes for the 2018-19 school year after the Pennsylvania Department of Education released late last week Act 1 indices for approximately 500 districts.

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    Kennett Square man celebrates 100th birthday Thursday

    Kennett Square >> Jerry G. Winslow of Kennett Square celebrates his 100th birthday Oct. 12. He was drafted into the army in 1941 and was sent to Fort Kamehameha on Oahu with the 41st Coast Artillery, Company D. He went on to become a Second Lieutenant. When stationed in the Philippines, he contracted malaria and his weight dropped to below 100 pounds. He was about to be deployed to Japan when the bombs were dropped, and he suddenly had an overwhelming feeling that he would live.

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    Iconic Lipkin store razed to usher in new era for Coatesville

    COATESVILLE >> The iconic Lipkin’s, building built in 1897 and its facade designed by an apprentice of one of the greatest architects of the 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wright, was demolished late last week to make room for a revitalization project in Coatesville.

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    Chesco mayors urge lawmakers to protect ‘Dreamers’

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Lucero Cortes, who arrived in the United States from Mexico in 2015, just earned her General Equivalency Diploma after enrolling in adult literacy classes at the Kennett Library.

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    Trash fees dropping in Kennett Square; residents will be able to choose toter size

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Kennett Square residents soon will be able to save money on trash collection.

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    Landhope Farms raises funds to fight childhood cancer

    Landhope Farms last week donated $6,780.43 to the Eli Seth Matthews Leukemia Foundation, an Oxford-based organization fighting to find a cure for childhood cancer. The money was proceeds from a September fund-raiser at Landhope, Matthews, of Oxford, lost his son, Eli Seth, to leukemia in 2011 at the age of 10. Since then, he has established the Eli Seth Matthews Leukemia Foundation. This is the thid year that Landhope Farms has participated in the effort to raise funds for childhood cancer...

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    Longwood Gardens announces record attendance

    East Marlborough >> Longwood Gardens, one of the great gardens of the world and the most visited public garden in America, announced record attendance of 1,5 million visitors for fiscal year 2017, representing a 15.7 percent increase over the previous year.

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    Big name, three-day country music festival targeted for Kennett area next year featuring Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and others

    East Marlborough >> Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Toby Keith and Brad Paisley and other big names in country music could be playing in the Kennett area next year. The three-day event is expected to draw up to 15,000 people per day.

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    Mushroom industry, chamber unite to create job opportunities

    West Grove >> The Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce hosted the region’s first Job Fair of its kind Sept. 29 at their headquarters in West Grove, Pa., to fill a diverse range of jobs in the mushroom industry, including machine operators, supervisors, packers and administrative roles. Employers invited to exhibit met with job applicants of all skill levels to fill part-time and full-time positions, many of which offered benefits and flexible hours.

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    Results of equine economic impact study to be released Oct. 10

    West Chester >> Chester County has long been known as Pennsylvania horse country, but just how much does equine agriculture contribute to the region’s growing economy?

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