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...

Kennett supervisors asked to back Crebilly resolution

By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times Members of the Kennett Township Board of Supervisors listen to resident John Wilkens during a discussion about the Environmental Impact Study Ordinance. KENNETT – The discussion at Wednesday night’s brief meeting of the Kennett Township Board of Supervisors included a request for support from the supervisors for the preservation of Crebilly Farm in...

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...

Pegasus announces plans for indoor ag hub in Kennett

SINGAPORE — Half a world away, an international indoor agriculture firm announced plans to build a hub for indoor agriculture in the Kennett Square area — already the nation’s leading source of indoor grown mushrooms. Monday, at Indoor Ag Con Asia, the indoor agriculture industry’s premier trade conference, international hydroponics expert Pegasus Agriculture Group reinforced its...

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...

Report: Unified emergency services may offer benefits

E. Marlborough plans no tax hike in 2017 By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times East Marlborough Township Planning Commission Chair Cuyler Walker discusses a report on potentially unifying emergency services for six area towns with Township Supervisor Bob Weer. EAST MARLBOROUGH – A first step toward unifying a crazy quilt of emergency services for six area towns may have taken a step forward...

Barrar thanks Gov. Wolf for quick work on Burnt Mill bridge

State Rep. Stephen Barrar (R-160). KENNETT — As construction began yesterday to replace the Burnt Mill Road bridge over a branch of the Red Clay Creek in Kennett Township, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-160) expresses his gratitude and appreciation to Gov. Tom Wolf and his staff for their assistance in prioritizing the project. “This bridge carried more than 500 vehicles each day, and Commonwealth citizens...

Kennett unveils proposed community park

New park would be built in five phases, supervisors OK concept By Kelly O’Hara, Staff Writer, The Times Erin Gross, landscape designer, presenting plans for Barkingfield Farm Community Park during Wednesday night’s Kennett Township Board of Supervisors meeting. KENNETT — The plans for Barkingfield Farm Community Park, the first community park in Kennett Township, were front and center...

National Night Out, Aug. 2 in Kennett Sq.

The Carter Community Development Corporation along with the police forces of The Borough of Kennett Square and Kennett Township will celebrate the 6th National Night Out Celebration on Tuesday August 2nd from 5:00 – 7:00 pm in the 200 & 300 Block of East Linden Street in Kennett Square. For five years, the Kennett Square Police Department and school age members of the community have gathered...

Kennett swears in new part-time police officer

Southridge residents argue against emergency entrance By Kelly O’Hara, Correspondent, The Times New Kennett Township Police Officer Brandi McCoy is sworn in by District Justice Gwenn Knapp, Wednesday night, during the Board of Supervisors meeting. KENNETT — The  township welcomed a new part-time police officer to the force at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Wednesday. Officer Brandi McCoy,...