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Chester County Press May 10 edition

05/10/2017 08:16AM ● By J. Chambless
In this week's edition of the Chester County Press, we report on a proposed medical marijuana facility planned for East Marlborough Township ... We cover the Kennett Consolidated School District's latest meeting, when it approved an $84.2 million budget ... We cover the latest proposal for the Route 41 corridor, and profile Kennett Square native Amanda McGrory, who has overcome challenges to become a Paralympian ... From the revamped Red Rose Inn to Uncle Irvin, it's all here in this week's Chester County Press.

Kennett School Board approves $84.2 million proposed final budget

The spending plan will require a 2.19 percent tax increase Read More » 


Twin gateway islands planned for Chatham Village board learns - 05092017 1046AM

Twin gateway islands planned for Chatham Village, board learns

Islands will serve as traffic-calming mechanisms on busy highway Read More » 


Kennett Square Borough Council approves resolution that supports maintaining CDBG Program funding

The county utilizes more than $2 million annually to invest in infrastructure projects in urban areas Read More » 


Amanda McGrory left on the medal podium at the Rio Paralympics

Tales of courage from a champion Paralympian

Amanda McGrory of Kennett Square traces her challenges and triumphs Read More » 


Proposed medical marijuana facility is facing last round of questions

Decision will be announced by East Marlborough in July Read More » 


Kennett Square officials want municipal police departments to be able to use radar

Pennsylvania currently only allows the State Police to use radar Read More » 


Cinco de Mayo 2017 - 05092017 1022AM

Cinco de Mayo 2017! 

Despite inclement weather, hundreds attend an event filled with the scents, sounds and sights of the Mexican heritage Read More » 


Supervisors contend with opponents in May 16 primary

The futures of two current local township supervisors, both seeking re-election to their boards in November, are being contested by other candidates Read More » 


Five candidates vying to be District Judge in Kennett Square

The position was formerly held by retired Judge Daniel Maisano Read More » 


Eagle Scout project approved by board - 05092017 1054AM

Eagle Scout project approved by board

Avon Grove High School junior designs practice rebound wall that will be used by Red Devil sports teams Read More » 


Students display their work at Kennett Square gallery show - 05092017 1036AM

Students display their work at Kennett Square gallery show

Classes being taught by local artist Beth Secor Read More » 


Inside the Red Rose Inn echoes of the past - 05092017 1031AM

Inside the Red Rose Inn, echoes of the past 

While the exterior of the building has been renovated and a new roof has been added, the inside remains much as it was left Read More » 


Obituaries for the week of May 8 - 05092017 1117AM

Obituaries for the week of May 8

Obituaries for: Williams, Snyder, Davis, Thomas, Wilkins, Ryan Read More » 


State good at passing the buck...not as good at passing the bucks

Pa. lawmakers have failed to address the pension crisis and fair funding for the state's schools Read More » 


Columnist says it's time for County Commissioners to tell taxpayers when and how reassessment will be conducted in county Read More »