Six police officers may have been exposed to Coronavirus

The Chester County Commissioners and County Health officials announced Thursday the possible exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19) of a small number of county-based law enforcement officials who were responding to an incident in West Chester on Sunday, March 8, 2020. Four West Goshen Police Officers and two Chester County Sheriff K-9 Deputies had direct contact with a K-9 Officer from Lower Providence...

Caln Police say pipe bomb found at 14th and Olive

CALN – The Township Police Department is investigating the discovery of a pipe bomb at 2:40PM today near the southwest corner of the intersection of 14th Avenue and Olive Street in the west end of the township. A postal carrier reportedly observed the device and contacted police. Officers, with the assistance of fire police, established a containment zone pending arrival of the Montgomery County...

Kennett Board of Supervisors thinking big, acting local

By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times Real estate developer John Lynch (standing, far left) and Kennett Township Chief of Police Lydell Nolt (seated, far right) discuss plans for the Sinclair Springs development with residents. KENNETT – The Board of Supervisors looked to the future during Wednesday night’s meeting as they agreed to move forward with some initiatives to enhance life in the township. Chief...

Kennett backs fight against Gerrymandering

Township swears in two new police officers By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times Governor Tom Wolf presents Kennett Township staff with the 2017 Local Government Excellence in Building Community Partnerships award, in recognition of the creation of Barkingfield Park. Courtesy: Kennett Township. KENNETT  – The room was packed during Wednesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting as dozens of citizens...

Kennett detective honored; police union recognized

Potential for growth of police dept. discussed By Eliza Mohler, Correspondent, Kennett Times Kennett Township Detective Amanda Wenrich (right) receiving a special commendation from Chief of Police Lydell Nolt for her extensive work on a home burglary investigation, which led to the arrest of the suspects. KENNETT – Much of the discussion at the Wednesday night meeting of the Kennett Township Board...

Kennett Sq. says farewell to Zunino

Long-time borough police chief to retire By Kelly O’Hara, Staff Writer, The Times Kennett Square Police Chief Edward Zunino is retiring — Borough Council voted to accept his letter or retirement, Monday night. KENNETT — The Kennett Square Borough Council voted to accept the letter of retirement from long-time borough Police Chief Edward Zunino at its meeting on Monday night. Chief Zunino...

Violence is never the solution

We need to put aside anger and talk about what’s going on and why By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times We live in angry times, something we should all be worried about. From the Republican National Convention in Cleveland to the streets of our cities, folks are expressing their anger, often at each other and not in particularly helpful or useful ways. Like everyone else, I’m horrified by the recent...

Kennett supervisors salute township police

New firetruck highlighted along with multiple projects  By Kelly O’Hara, Staff Writer, The Times Kennett Township’s Board of Supervisors discuss a potential zoning change during Wednesday night’s meeting. KENNETT — Township officials took time during the Chief of Police report to express their thanks and pledge their support to the Kennett Township Police Department during Wednesday...

National Night Out, Aug. 2 in Kennett Sq.

The Carter Community Development Corporation along with the police forces of The Borough of Kennett Square and Kennett Township will celebrate the 6th National Night Out Celebration on Tuesday August 2nd from 5:00 – 7:00 pm in the 200 & 300 Block of East Linden Street in Kennett Square. For five years, the Kennett Square Police Department and school age members of the community have gathered...

Kennett swears in new part-time police officer

Southridge residents argue against emergency entrance By Kelly O’Hara, Correspondent, The Times New Kennett Township Police Officer Brandi McCoy is sworn in by District Justice Gwenn Knapp, Wednesday night, during the Board of Supervisors meeting. KENNETT — The  township welcomed a new part-time police officer to the force at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Wednesday. Officer Brandi McCoy,...