Kennett Board of Supervisors thinking big, acting local

By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times Real estate developer John Lynch (standing, far left) and Kennett Township Chief of Police Lydell Nolt (seated, far right) discuss plans for the Sinclair Springs development with residents. KENNETT – The Board of Supervisors looked to the future during Wednesday night’s meeting as they agreed to move forward with some initiatives to enhance life in the...

Kennett going to the dogs — for bark park

Some of the handcrafted benches and seating being created for Barkington Park in Kennett. Image courtesy Kennett Township. By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times KENNETT – Wednesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting went to the dogs, as Township Manager Lisa Moore gave an update on the benches that are being created by a local woodworker for installation in Barkingfield Park. Caitlin Abate,...

Kennett backs fight against Gerrymandering

Township swears in two new police officers By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times Governor Tom Wolf presents Kennett Township staff with the 2017 Local Government Excellence in Building Community Partnerships award, in recognition of the creation of Barkingfield Park. Courtesy: Kennett Township. KENNETT  – The room was packed during Wednesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting as dozens of citizens...

KHS Robotics team makes winning pitch for Kennett funding

By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times Kennett High School Demon Robotics team member Molly Hunter and mentor Christina Gorman gave a presentation about the team to request funding from Kennett Township for competition support. KENNETT TOWNSHIP – Kennett High School’s Demons Robotics team were big winners at Wednesday night’s meeting of the Kennett Township Board of Supervisors, securing...

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...