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Chester County Press May 4 edition

05/04/2016 08:23AM ● By J. Chambless
In this issue, we detail the budget process in the Unionville-Chadds Ford and Oxford School Districts ... We reveal the plan to build a new police barracks in New Garden Township ... We look at the friendly ties between Kennett Square and Mexico ... We take you to Franklin Township, where an Eagle Scout project has resulted in a new rain garden ... We look at a new exhibit that highlights the history of The Lincoln University ... All this and more in this week's issue of the Chester County Press.
The Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board

Budget details examined by U-CF board and administration

Final budget adoption is scheduled for June 20 Read More » 


Oxford School Board adopts a proposed final budget

There will be a one-percent tax increase if the final budget is approved as is Read More » 


Design reveals plans for proposed New Garden Township police barracks

Estimate puts price tag between $6.5–$7.5 million


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Kennett Township's assets nearing $24 million

At start of 2016, township's current assets stood at $10.6 million, which included $6.1 million in its general fund, and close to $4 million in its open space fund Read More » 


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Kennett Square Borough and Moroleón, Mexico

A connection forged over decades


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Seventh-inning rally gives Avon Grove 4-3 win

Red Devils remain atop Ches-Mont


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Four more Oxford seniors sign to play sports in college

Oxford Area High School seniors Heather Burnett, Katie Dodson, Sarah DeHaven, and Shain Quigley have signed letters of intent to play sports in college Read More » 


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RyanWallick earns prestigious award

Landenberg teenager wins Jefferson award for her work with AutumnLeaf Fundraisers, an organization that raises funds for Forgotten Cats Read More » 


Emily Thomas supervises several programs for young people at the Kennett Square YMCA

The people of the Kennett Run: Emily Thomas

Emily Thomas is the director of the Kennett YMCA's Camp, Sports, Teens, Arts and Humanities and Enrichment Programs Read More » 


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The community will gather for the love of pets

Kennett Rotary will sponsor Pet Fest on May 21 Read More » 


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Arbor Day celebrated at Goddard Park

Scouts, benefactors, officials and volunteers plant six trees at park Read More » 


Local Scout Nick Dinsmore with the completed rain garden project

Eagle Scout project helps the environment in Franklin Township

Rain Garden is installed near Township Building


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Exhibit explores Lincoln University’s heritage and global impact

An upcoming exhibit of some of the treasures uncovered during the research will be on display at Lincoln University’s International Cultural Center from May 11 to 18 Read More » 


Hawk Outlook

Vibrant landscapes of local places, both historic and beautiful

Solo show by artist Ronald Hevey continues at Bookplace in Oxford Read More » 


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Obituaries for the week of May 2

Obituaries for: Jingleleski, Smrke, Bedolla, Darone, Brown, Kuhn, Wickes, Petroll, Scerni, Gray, Griffin Read More » 


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