National Night Out events slated around county

Begun more than three decades ago by the National Association of Town Watches (NATW), National Night Out, an annual event observed by a multitude of police departments in Chester County, is designed to promote police-citizen partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. Its goal: making communities safer and better connected. The National Night Out campaign involves citizens, law-enforcement agencies,...

Falling tree kills Kennett man in Caln

CALN — A Kennett Square man was killed Monday morning when a tree fell on his vehicle as he was driving south on North Caln Road, Township Police said.    Send article as PDF   

United Way’s Color Run back for 2016

United Way of Chester County’s Color Run is back and bigger than ever for 2016. United Way of Chester County is bringing back its popular Color 5K Run & Walk this year after selling out in 2014 and 2015 for the largest 5k event in Caln Township history. The 2016 fundraiser is on course to exceed last year’s $30,000 raised for much needed local community programs. And for the third...

Police arrest alleged heroin trafficker

Allegedly operated out of Route 82 barbershop in Coatesville By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times COATESVILLE — City police say they’ve put a stop to a heroin and crack cocaine trafficker, allegedly operating out of a West Side barber shop, making an arrest Tuesday and executing search warrants in multiple locations. Police, working with the Chester County District Attorney’s Office, Caln Township...

Can there really be ‘Smart’ growth? Yes

Tax discount program adopted by Caln could be used to manage growth, get ratables By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times CALN — Driving down Lincoln Highway the other day, I was a little shocked to note how many businesses were either struggling or shuttered, and I was thinking to myself, “man, I hope there’s something that can be done about that.” As it turns out, there is, and Caln is doing...