East Marlborough zoning issues ignite controversy

By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times Kennett Square-based attorney attorney John Jaros presenting access roads for Longwood Preserve during Monday night’s East Marlborough Board of Supervisors meeting. EAST MARLBOROUGH –  The Township Supervisors met on Monday, Nov. 6, and spent much of the two-hour meeting reviewing zoning issues for a proposed occupancy of a used car sales facility...

KSQ Council takes close look at finances

By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times Borough council members review maps regarding a zoning change request from the Delaware Valley Development Corporation at the former NVF site. KENNETT SQUARE – Monday night’s meeting of the Kennett Square Borough Council was in the money as the finance committee presented a report on reserve funds and account trends over the past six years. “As part...

Kennett Sq. swears Holdsworth in as new PD Chief

By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times Mayor Matthew Fetick swears William Holdsworth in as Kennett Square’s new chief of police as Holdsworth’s wife Debbie looks on. KENNETT – Kennett Square’s finest turned out in full force on Monday night to support William Holdsworth as he was officially sworn in as the new chief of police at the Borough Council meeting. Retired chief Ed...

Pennsbury supervisors discuss shed regulations

2016 draft budget in final stages By Kris Firey-Poling, Correspondent, The Times Dennis Smith discusses Pennsbury Township Planning Commission issues at Wednesday’s board of supervisors meeting. PENNSBURY — How much storage space does a 10-acre home with horses need? That was a question and discussion at Wednesday night’s township Board of Supervisors meeting. New resident Frank Facciolo...

Whitewing to appeal ruling on wedding ban

Improvements to crosswalks at schools, URA approved By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH – A quick update on a recent judgement regarding Whitewing Farm was added to the short agenda by board president Cuyler Walker at Monday night’s township Board of Supervisors’ meeting. Much to the dismay of Inn at Whitewing Farm owners Lance and Sandy Shortt, who bought the bed and...

House Bill 809 would further cut local control

Bill would let state make housing, zoning choices instead of local communities By Nathaniel Smith, Columnist, The Times Along with about 50 other people, I attended a hearing at West Chester Borough Hall on July 20 about House Bill 809 proposed to the PA House of Representatives. On the positive side, we have a democratic process that allows citizens to find out what our legislators are doing and...

Kennett may allow apartments in biz zone

Moore introduces final map of trails and sidewalks in township By John Gondol, Correspondent, The Times Kennett Township Manager Lisa Moore reviews a new map of the township’s trails and sidewalks during last week’s Board of Supervisors meeting. KENNETT — The board approves an amendment allowing the development of apartment facilities on top of land zoned specifically for businesses,...