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Chester County Press July 27 edition

07/27/2016 11:00AM ● Published by J. Chambless

In this week's edition of the Chester County Press, we take you to Oxford, where the town's sewer authority board approved a 30 percent increase in sewage fees ... We take you to New Garden Township, where officials met with residents to mull over the potential sale of its sewer system ... We take you to Kennett Square, where the success of the After-the-Bell school program has increased the need for volunteer teachers ... From a local library's summer camp to a martial arts class to new businesses, it's all here in this week's Chester County Press.

Sewage rates to rise 30 percent in Oxford area - 07262016 1224PM

Sewage rates to rise 30 percent in Oxford area

Local municipalities may also need to make up the difference on the Oxford Area Sewer Authority's debt-service payments as a result of significant revenue shortfalls Read More » 

 

Township seeking to place gun laws back on books

Formal re-adoption of the gun discharge ordinance will be included on the board’s Aug. 3 meeting agenda Read More » 

 

295 million price tag offered for New Garden sewer system - 07262016 0109PM

$29.5 million price tag offered for New Garden sewer system

Public meeting spells out specs of proposed sale Read More » 

 

Hundreds of area middle-school students take part in After-the-Bell activities during the school year

After-the-Bell enrollment is growing, so volunteers are needed

Program for middle-school students begins its fall cycle on Sept. 27 Read More » 

 

Boyd Martin and Phillip Dutton prepare to walk the course at the recent Nations Cup Photo by Cindy Lawson

Chester County riders comprise half of USA Eventing Team at Rio Olympics

Phillip Dutton of West Grove and Boyd Martin of Cochranville each will travel to Rio Read More » 

 

Life and fitness center opening in Kennett Square - 07262016 0100PM

Life and fitness center opening in Kennett Square

5,000-square-foot facility scheduled to open in September at former home of the Kennett Fire Company on S. Broad Street Read More » 

 

East Marlborough supervisors discuss tree removal plan - 07252016 0157PM

East Marlborough supervisors discuss tree removal plan

Fifteen trees on a wooded building site on Fairthorne Drive in East Marlborough Township will likely be removed. Read More » 

 

Franklin supervisors hear pipeline details

The natural gas pipeline expansion project by Eastern Shore Natural Gas took a step closer to reality with approval of the project by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Read More » 

 

Karate has helped me in more ways than I expected - 07262016 1215PM

'Karate has helped me in more ways than I expected' 

Martial arts students of all ages learn valuable lessons at McCormick Karate Academy Read More » 

 

Limelife Planners - 07262016 1222PM

Limelife Planners

Oxford business helps customers stay organized with beautiful, customized planners Read More » 

 

Police Blotter for the week of July 25 - 07262016 1156AM

Police Blotter for the week of July 25

Indecent exposure arrest, domestic assault, drug arrest and DUI arrests Read More » 

 

Obituaries for the week of July 25 - 07262016 0842AM

Obituaries for the week of July 25M

Obituaries for: Boon, Hoffman, Palita, Melmeck, Slauch, Corrado, Ciarrocchi, Wetzel, Girest, Brown, Dennis, Krassenstein, Borneman Read More » 

 

Editorial: Parallels with a summer when everything felt wrong

On the heels of the Republican National Convention, the Democrats are gathering in Philadelphia with high hopes. They are facing currents unlike anything in recent memory. Read More » 

 

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