Kennett Library signs deal to acquire property for new building

Library Chairman Tom Swett (right) signed an agreement of sale on Wednesday with Borough Council President Dan Maffei for the site ofthe proposed new library. KENNETT SQUARE — After decades of seeking a new home, Kennett Library officials signed a deal Wednesday that could finally lead to the building of a new home for the regional library. A jubilant Kennett Library Chairman Tom Swett signed...

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...

Library board rules out shared building with Kennett Sq.

By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times Kennett Square Borough Council President Danilo Maffei reads the council’s response to the Kennett Library’s decision to build a new library on their own, Monday. KENNETT SQUARE –The library is open, but its partnership with Borough officials to build a new multi-purpose community center is closed. Thomas Swett, the chairman of the Kennett...

Hickman breaks ground on new building

The Hickman broke ground for a new building this past week. Joining the ceremony were: Adam Heffernan, Greenbrier Development, Barry Stingel, Advanced Geo Services, Stuart Smith, Benchmark Construction, Ken Witek, Hickman Board Member, Mike Gigalonis, Chester County Economic Development Council, Mark Snyder, Hickman Board Chair, Patrick McKenna, Gawthrop Greenwood, Joyce Lenhardt, Lenhardt Rogers...