Newlin supervisors to consider anti-Gerrymandering resolution tonight

To make clear to the Newlin Board the broad extent of support for the anti-gerrymandering legislation, volunteers created a pin-board map showing who in Newlin had signed the petition and with what political party they were affiliated. Red represents Republican, blue Democrat, and white Other. NEWLIN – At its June 12th meeting, the Township Board of Supervisors will consider again a resolution...

Newlin supervisors to consider anti-Gerrymandering resolution

At its April 10th meeting, the Newlin Township Board of Supervisors will be discussing a resolution seeking to end gerrymandering in Pennsylvania by supporting legislation calling for fair, independent nonpartisan redistricting reform. The resolution also calls upon every elected official who represents the voters in Newlin Township to publicly support and work for passage of that legislation. ...

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...

Letter: Newlin ordinance doesn’t make horse sense

To The Editor, Chester County’s agricultural and equine heritage has helped make it what it is today – one of the most desirable places to live in the Commonwealth and the nation. If not for the equine agriculture, horse farms, and horse lovers, there is no question that the area’s rolling hills, lush open spaces and unfettered horizons would look a lot different.   ...

Newlin celebrates Po-Mar-Lin, W. Bradford and Modena Fire Cos.

Despite some wet weather, spirits were high as Newlin celebrated its volunteer fire companies: Po-Mar-Lin, West Bradford and Modena at a special event, Saturday at the Lenfest Center. NEWLIN — Saturday night, the Newlin Fire & EMS Committee held their second annual Party celebrating Newlin’s three Volunteer Fire Companies, Po-Mar-Lin. West Bradford and Modena. The afternoon rain...

Newlin supervisor responds to horse ordinance coverage

Editors Note: We typically do not run letters responding to the stories written in other publications, in this case, The Kennett Paper. However, as we were unable to cover last week’s Newlin Board of Supervisors meeting — we have limited resources (and yes, we’re seeking to hire additional staff) and felt that covering the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District Board of Education...

Newlin Fire/EMS party, Sept. 13

NEWLIN — “Count Me In!” is the message of this year’s second annual Newlin Fire & EMS Committee’s Party held in support of their Volunteer Fire Companies – Po-Mar-Lin, West Bradford and Modena. The Party will be Saturday, Sept 13 (raindate 9/14) 5pm till dusk at the Natural Lands Trust’s ChesLen Preserve, 1199 Cannery Rd.   Food will be provided by Unionville’s famous Hood’s...

Four make their case to join UCFSD board

Would replace Elieen Bushelow through December, 2015 By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Four candidates to join the Unionville-Chadds Ford Board of Education made their case last night to be appointed for a seat from Region B, to placed Eileen Bushelow, who resigned last month. From left, Bennett Baird of Newlin, Arnie Klingenberg of Birmingham, Robert Sage of Pocopson and Hsinte (James) Yen of...

Letter: Fracking ruling restores power to locals

To The Editor, The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected Tom Corbett’s request to reverse the Act 13 decision, which struck down key provisions in the natural gas drilling laws as unconstitutional. Locally, Newlin Township, the little township that could, stood up, fought back and won in 2012 when these provisions of Act 13 were first struck down. Now all of Pennsylvania has won because of...

PennDOT plans Strasberg Road work

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced the following roadwork in the area for the upcoming week so that motorists can anticipate travel delays. Drivers on Strasburg Road in East Fallowfield and Newlin Townships will experience intermittent lane closures Monday, Feb. 3, through Friday, Feb. 7, for shoulder work. Crews will be working between Rt. 372 and Broad Run Road...