Kennett Arts Alliance presents plan to boost local arts

By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times Abe Hughes presents plans for the proposed Kennett Arts Alliance to the Kennett Township Board of Supervisors. KENNETT  – The Kennett Arts Alliance presented its initial plan to help cultivate the local art scene at Wednesday night’s meeting of the Kennett Township Board of Supervisors. Presenter Abe Hughes said the newly formed group is working closely...

EM supervisors look to slow Rt. 82 speeders

East Marlborough Supervisors discuss buying a third radar sign for Route 82 to slow speeders. Longwood Gardens’ fireworks schedule approved with the premiere of new fountains By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH – Supervisors approved the purchase of a third radar sign during Monday night’s Township Supervisors’ meeting to address the on-going speeding problem...

Pocopson: So far, so good on bridge replacement

Strode’s Mill restoration supported by township By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times Contractors work on removing the bridge supports, Wednesday, now that the entire deck of the Rt. 926 bridge has been removed. The new bridge is expected to be open on or about Sept. 1. POCOPSON – “Well, the bridge is out!” exclaimed Pocopson supervisor Elaine DiMonte as soon as the public comment portion...

Kennett detective honored; police union recognized

Potential for growth of police dept. discussed By Eliza Mohler, Correspondent, Kennett Times Kennett Township Detective Amanda Wenrich (right) receiving a special commendation from Chief of Police Lydell Nolt for her extensive work on a home burglary investigation, which led to the arrest of the suspects. KENNETT – Much of the discussion at the Wednesday night meeting of the Kennett Township...

EM Supervisors OK Onix Dr. carwash plan

Sewer capacity and flow study approved By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH – Township supervisors, on Monday night, unanimously approved the land development plan for a new car wash on Onix Drive – behind the Bank of America and the same drive that Walmart is accessed. (Supervisor John Sarro abstained from the vote due to a relationship with the land owner.) Ed Henry,...

Pocopson officials talk 926 bridge closing

Crebilly Farm Preservation and unification of EMS supported By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times With the Route 926 bridge closing for replacement on Feb. 13, Pocopson officials are moving to get residents prepared and ease as many traffic concerns as possible. POCOPSON – The Pocopson township meeting adjourned after only an hour but much was approved by all three supervisors in attendance. The...

Kennett Supervisors praise Barrar on bridge project

By Eliza Mohler, Correspondent, The Kennett Times Kennett Township Supervisor Whitney Hoffman cuts the ribbon to celebrate the opening of Burnt Mill Road bridge, last Friday, as Township Manager Lisa Moore, right, looks on. Photo courtesy Kennett Township. KENNETT – Wednesday night’s brief meeting of the Kennett Township Board of Supervisors was a mix of old and new business, including...

E. Marlborough supervisors approve amended medical marijuana ordinance

Tempers flare: residents demand action on Unionville safety issues; 2017 budget presented By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH – Prior to the monthly township Board of Supervisors meeting, a public hearing took place to approve zoning amendments, one that allowed growing facilities for medical marijuana. A statewide ruling legalized such facilities and the township Planning...

On Barnard House, supervisors report progress

Commissioners get tour to see renovations By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times POCOPSON – The township meeting on Monday night was adjourned after only a half an hour with few residents in attendance – but progress regarding the unoccupied historical Barnard House was reported by supervisors Ricki Stumpo and Elaine DiMonte. (Alice Balsama was not present.)    Send...

E. Marlborough supervisors OK full agenda

By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH – The East Marlborough township supervisors were busy Monday night unanimously approving all 12 agenda items – including appointing new building inspectors, appointing a new library board representative, approving road closures for the Race for Our Sons, and approving a hearing to adopt amendments to a zoning ordinance.   ...