If you’ve waiting to sell, the time might be now
By Amy Dettore, Columnist, The Times
In case you haven’t heard, it’s unanimous…the Real Estate market has improved and continues to do so. The statistics overwhelmingly support this outlook.
Nationally, home prices rose 8.1% in January, the biggest year over year gain in prices since 2006.
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KENNETT SQUARE — Kim Engstrom, a partner in the borough firm Renewal Sustainable Environments, will be honored as the Female Business Leader of The Year by the Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry at its Women-in-Business Dinner, April 18.
Renewal is a women-owned business specializing in creating healthy environments. The company is dedicated to being [...]
Teacher, writer, historian left strong mark on Unionville, Kennett areas
By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times
The Unionville and Kennett areas are mourning the loss of a beloved teacher, writer and historian Mary Larkin Dugan — the driving force behind the Kennett Underground Railroad Center — who died Monday after a long illness.
Just two weeks ago, the [...]
Assistance will be offered at Kennett Area Senior Center on Saturday
Tax outreach is being offered to area residents who qualify for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), which is run by Life Transforming Ministries in Coatesville.
Modeled after a similar IRS program, VITA has been helping low- and moderate- income households who file basic tax [...]
AVONDALE — Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley is headlining the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Annual Spring Luncheon, April 24 at Hartefeld National Golf Club.
In addition to Cawley, the chairman of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC), Robert Powelson will also be sharing the podium as keynote speakers for the event.
The event kicks off [...]
Former consignment shop celebrates evolution to all-new kids products for sale
KENNETT SQUARE — While it might have been one of the borough’s better-kept secrets for years, The Growing Tree, located below The Mushroom Cap on State Street probably won’t be for long.
Last Friday, owner Kathi Lafferty, friends, family, customers and various members of the Southern [...]
Final commander of Space Shuttle Atlantis, Chris Ferguson, to speak
KENNETT — The Kennett Education Foundation will hold its eighth Annual Spring Dinner, “Reach for the Stars”, on Monday, April 22, 2013 at the Mendenhall Inn Grand Ballroom beginning at 6:00 pm. The featured speaker will be Chris Ferguson, former NASA astronaut. After more than thirty [...]
After years as a dedicated bikini wearer, are those days ending?
By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times
I have traditionally worn a bikini in the summertime. In fact, there are no less than a half dozen packed away in my closet as I type. However, I’m thinking that 2013 may be the Year of the One-Piece.
I recently [...]
Free vaccines will be available to needy in Kennett Square
Free vaccines will be available in Kennett Square to uninsured or underinsured adults through the Chester County Health Department on select dates.
The vaccines for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, Tdap, pneumococcal, HPV, shingles, MMR, and varicella will be offered at the La Comunidad Hispana Health Center from [...]
Chester County SPCA offering special on ‘Big League Ballplayers’
Just in time for baseball season, the Chester County SPCA wants to remind area residents that the Phils and their fans aren’t the only ones eager to play ball.
The nonprofit agency is offering a weekend special entitled “Big League Ballplayers” to encourage potential pet-owners to go to [...]