Kennett Sq. council addresses tragedy, community relations

By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times HARB member Clara Saxton addresses Borough Council members about the impact of the 2016 election results on the borough’s recent political races. KENNETT SQUARE – They were at the Red Clay Room to discuss the 2018 budget, but recent events were front and center at last Monday night’s meeting of the Kennett Square Borough Council. Mayor Matt Fetick...

KSQ Council won’t rush into library land deal

By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times Mayor Matthew Fetick gives an update on public safety during the July 17 Borough Council meeting. KENNETT SQUARE – Kennett Library tried to play let’s make a deal at last Monday night’s Borough Council meeting, but they didn’t get the prize behind door number two….yet. In order to build a new $10 million facility, library officials need the 22,000-square-foot...

KAU team returns home to rousing reception

Kennett Kings earn fans – and memories – with series of achievements By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Members of the KAU team – the U.S. Senior League Baseball champs – line up for an appreciative crowd at their field on Leslie Road in Kennett Square. Sandwiched between nearly a dozen emergency vehicles with lights flashing and sirens blaring in downtown Kennett Square,...

Longwood cottages destined for wrecking ball

Kennett supervisors voted 2-1 to grant demolition permit By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times The Kennett Township Supervisors voted 2-1 Tuesday night to grant Longwood Gardens a permit to raze these three 1920s cottages along U.S. 1. For more than half an hour Tuesday night, planners, preservationists, and members of the public urged the Kennett Township supervisors to delay a...