Kennett Square rejects Historic District law, 4-3

Distaste for government overreaching trumps protecting heritage By Rick Marts, Correspondent, The Times Kenntt Square Council member Dan Maffei (center) gave a passionate defense of a proposed Borough ordinance to redraw the Historic District and create a Historic Architectural Review Board, but the new legislation was defeated by his colleagues on the council, by a 4-3 vote. KENNETT – Most of...

Downingtown considers anti-discrimination law

Council splits over creation of commission as part of proposed ordinance By Nate Adams, Correspondent, The Times Downingtown Borough Council Vice President Alex Rakoff makes a point during discussion over a proposed ordinance banning discrimination, during Wednesday night’s council session. DOWNINGTOWN — A proposed ordinance aimed at developing a commission to protect borough residents...

Newlin residents seeing red over eye doctor

Newlin Green residents push zoning hearing board hearing into near chaos By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times The 1890s farmhouse on Route 842 that Dr. Lonnie Luscavage is hoping to expand to house her ophthalmology practice in Newlin. Neightbors from the Newlin Green neighborhood are objecting. EAST MARLBOROUGH — While a local ophthalmologist hopes to open a practice in Newlin, her would-be neighbors...