Oxford Feed & Lumber to hold ‘peep’ show, March 23

Relax, it’s for fans of chickens A Silver Spangled-Hamburg is among the breeds expected to be on display. OXFORD — Oxford Feed & Lumber invites all backyard poultry fans to Union Fire House, 315 Market St., Oxford on Thursday, March 23 for their first Peep Show! Highlighting the evening’s agenda will be 20 rare varieties of chicks available for purchase that evening only. Registration,...

Kennett Sq. adopts ordinance to manage chickens

Flurry of complaints about neighborhood deterioration, YMCA, and Council unresponsiveness And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere hulas hoop, But there is no joy in Kennett – the haughty chicken has been cooped. (Apologies to Ernest Thayer, author of “Casey at the Bat”) Rusty Drumheller, the Borough’s Codes Department director, summarizes the proposed ordinance on “keeping fowl”...

Kennett Square rejects Historic District law, 4-3

Distaste for government overreaching trumps protecting heritage By Rick Marts, Correspondent, The Times Kenntt Square Council member Dan Maffei (center) gave a passionate defense of a proposed Borough ordinance to redraw the Historic District and create a Historic Architectural Review Board, but the new legislation was defeated by his colleagues on the council, by a 4-3 vote. KENNETT – Most of...