BVSPCA New Castle site to reopen after fire

The Vet Clinic lobby immediately after the fire and now as repair and construction continues. NEW CASTLE, DEL. — The Brandywine Valley SPCA (BVSPCA) is re-opening the New Castle Campus Wednesday for all services following the fire that destroyed the veterinary clinic and damaged the adoption areas. A car crashed into the building early the morning of July 9, sparking a fire that took the life of...

County dedicates new tactical village

Chester County Commissioners (center front, Michelle Kichline, Kathi Cozzone and Terence Farrell), as well as elected officials and representatives from the first responder community, cut the ribbon to officially open the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus Tactical Village. SOUTH COATESVILLE — Chester County Commissioners Terence Farrell, Kathi Cozzone and Michelle Kichline were joined...

Fund started to help victims of Kennett Sq. NYE fire

A tragic fire on New Year’s Eve left a Kennett Square family homeless and without even the basic necessities. The community is coming together to help this family restart its life. KENNETT SQUARE — A New Year’s Eve fire left Shanté Maxwell’s family shaken and displaced, but the greater Kennett community is coming together to help them put their lives back together. A fund has been established...

Devastating New Year’s Eve fire in Kennett Square

Historic Linden St. structure burns just before midnight By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times Emergency responders battle the fire at 200 and 202 E. Linden Street, Kennett Square Borough KENNETT SQUARE – As thousands rang-in the New Year during Historic Kennett Square Borough’s Midnight in the Square celebration, just one block away (and unbeknownst to many attending) a devastating fire was...

KSQ’s ‘Chalfont House’ fire…picking-up the pieces

A behind-the-scenes look at efforts to save & rebuild lives By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times The once grand ‘Chalfont’ House – 220 N. Union Street, Kennett Square (rear view) KENNETT SQUARE —  As a result of the hard work of many, today Kennett-area residents are taking comfort in that incredibly there was no loss of life, or major injuries reported,  after Wednesday’s...