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Chester County Press Dec. 23 edition

12/23/2015 09:35AM ● By J. Chambless
In this week's edition of the Chester County Press, we take you to New Garden Township, where supervisors have agreed to enter the township into negotiations with St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Wilmington to place a conservation easement on 137.6 acres at St. Anthony in the Hills ... We take you to the Avon Grove School District, where discussions began about the possibility of extending kindergarten classes for the entire day, starting with the 2016-17 school year ... We take you to Kennett Square, where a longtime favorite shopping destination announced it will soon close ... From New Year's Eve ideas to high school basketball to Uncle Irvin, it's all here, in this week's edition of the Chester County Press.
New Garden parish agree to conservation easement on St Anthony in the Hills - 12222015 0115PM

New Garden, parish agree to conservation easement on St. Anthony in the Hills 

Agreement will be a 'win, win, win' for residents, township and parish Read More » 


Ways Lane development plan gets board approval

Kennett Township supervisors approved a preliminary land development plan that calls for the construction of 38 mushroom houses on 15.5 acres in Kennett Square Read More » 


Oxford Borough Council approves 2016 budget

Spending plan includes a .25-mill increase in millage rate Read More » 


Township honors volunteer - 12222015 0140PM

Township honors volunteer 

David Shepherd, a long-time member of the township's planning and historic commissions, receives thanks and praise Read More » 


Kathleen Caccamo who has owned and operated Bedbugzz in Kennett Square for a decade is closing the store on Jan 5

Bedbugzz children's boutique will close on Jan. 5

'It's time for a new adventure' says owner Kathleen Caccamo Read More » 


Behind McGlone and Kelly Kennett edges Unionville 54-52 - 12182015 1203PM

Behind McGlone and Kelly, Kennett edges Unionville, 54-52

Blue Demons notch their first win of the season Read More » 


Discussion about full-day kindergarten attracts large crowd in Avon Grove

Avon Grove officials have discussed the possibility of adding full-day kindergarten many times through the years, but the financial limitations always prevented the district from moving f... Read More » 


OASD votes to stay within Act 1 Index

School board action means that if there is a tax increase to balance the 2016-2017 spending plan, it will be less than the Act 1 limit of 3.3 percent Read More » 



There will be fireworks at Penns Landing at 6 pm and midnight on Dec 31

Ring in the new year at these special events

From dining to bowling to fireworks, you'll find great ways to ring in 2016! Read More » 


Editorial: Our holiday wish list 

An end-of-the-year grab bag of what we hope awaits a few of the people and organizations we cover throughout the year Read More » 


Uncle Irvin: Don't forget Bob Morse

Kennett grad and Penn Quaker remembered as a great shooter Read More » 


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