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Chester County Press June 15 edition

06/14/2016 01:23PM ● Published by J. Chambless

In this edition of the Chester County Press, we celebrate the gradations of the Class of 2016 at Avon Grove and Unionville high schools ... We report on the new teachers' contract for the Kennett Consolidated School District ... We report on new initiatives at a local school, and we take you to Avondale,  where a couple is embroiled in a controversy involving the construction of a protective fence ... There's all that and Uncle Irvin, too, in this week's Chester County Press.
Families and friends gather for photos after the commencement ceremony

Graduation day for Unionville High School

93rd Annual Commencement is a day of joy for hundreds of families Read More » 


Avon Groves 88th commencement graduates 430 - 06142016 1203PM

Avon Grove's 88th commencement graduates 430

Student speeches -- witty and poignant -- highlight the ceremony Read More » 


KCSD reaches agreement on five-year teachers' pact

The district also adopts a final budget for the 2016-2017 school year Read More » 


Couple embroiled in legal issue with neighbors - 06142016 1206PM

Couple embroiled in legal issue with neighbors

Protective fence causing a hotbed of controversy in Avondale Read More » 


Hopewell Elementary opens STEM classroom - 06132016 0435PM

Hopewell Elementary opens STEM classroom

“We’re very excited to have this technology in the hands of the students,” explained Dr. Nicole Addis, the principal of the Hopewell Elementary School. Read More » 


The Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board

Assistant principal hired at Patton Middle School

School Board will approve final budget at next month's meeting Read More » 


Kennett students enjoy a senior stroll - 06132016 0432PM

Kennett students enjoy a 'senior stroll'

Graduating seniors visit each school in the district--to rousing cheers Read More » 


Avon Grove School Board votes to implement full-day kindergarten

After months of discussion and debate, the program is approved by a 7-1 margin Read More » 


New Garden forms team to explore potential sale of sewer system

New Sewer Sale Evaluation Committee made up of township leaders, attorneys, engineers and experts in waste management field Read More » 


Jennersville Regional Hospital earns award for stroke care - 06132016 0430PM

Jennersville Regional Hospital earns award for stroke care

The hospital received the Gold Quality Achievement Award for demonstrating that it meets the guidelines for quality care for stroke patients Read More » 


Speeding in Unionville brought to supervisors again - 06072016 0945AM

Speeding in Unionville brought to supervisors again

A resident brings a petition asking the board to do something about speeders and heavy truck traffic through the historic village Read More » 


Warm Fresh Air

Local places rendered with startling clarity

Solo show by Heather Davis is at Longwood Gallery in Kennett Square through July 16 Read More » 


Police Blotter for the week of June 13 - 06142016 1041AM

Police Blotter for the week of June 13

Kennett Square teens charged with vandalism, phone scam reported, arrest for counterfeit coupons, DUI arrests and more Read More » 


Obituaries for the week of June 13 - 06142016 1039AM

Obituaries for the week of June 13

Obituaries for: Walton, Brown, Wilson, Jennings, Green, Martin Read More » 


Editorial: Banning the assault weaponry of homophobia

'Hate crimes against the LGBT community have no boundaries, and to believe that these same crimes have not been perpetrated upon residents of Chester County is glaringly ignorant' Read More » 


Uncle Irvin: Viable option for Kennett Square

New library should copy the ways of the administration and police -- by remaining in the borough Read More » 


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