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Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 3

  • New setting for water softeners

    Brown water continues to show up in areas around the village.

    With the Village of Yellow Springs’ new $7.2 million water plant now online, residents should adjust their water softeners to a new setting — 15 grains per gallon.

  • Hamilton honored as ‘Great Ohioan’

    Local children’s author Virginia Hamilton was given Great Ohioan Award by the Ohio Statehouse this week.

  • GALLERY — MLK Jr. Day in the village

    Bitter cold and falling snow didn’t keep villagers from honoring the civil rights leader on his actual birth date, January 15, and nearly 50 years after his assassination. See photos from the march and program after the jump.

  • Making science fun, gender-friendly

    Antioch College chemistry professor Joseph Lennox watches his students experiment with color mixing in preparation for Science Saturdays, a new series of free science classes taught by Antioch students for local children and teens. From left are Lennox, Leandre Niyokwizera, Julia Dwight and Valerie Benedict. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Science Saturdays are once-a-month explorations in chemistry, biology and physics taught by Antioch College students for children and teens ages 5 to 18. The first session is Jan. 27.

  • MLK Jr. Day events in YS — ‘The Courage to Take a Stand’

    Villagers are invited to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with events over the long weekend under the theme “The Courage to Take a Stand.”

  • Bringing nature home, a yard at a time

    Local filmmaker Catherine Zimmerman will screen her 2016 film, “Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home,” about landscaping with native species to create healthy local ecosystems, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at the Little Art Theatre. (Submitted Photo)

    How many bluebirds, woodpeckers, butterflies and bumblebees can your backyard support? If it’s mostly lawn, the answer is: not many.

  • Village solar field goes online

    Rows of shiny new solar panels on the Glass Farm are the latest and most visible symbol of the Village of Yellow Springs’ commitment to green energy.

  • New county valuation— Property taxes to increase

    Local property values are once again on the rise thanks to a strong housing market, but the new values could lead to bigger tax bills for some Yellow Springs homeowners.

  • Community Solutions’ 64th conference — Exploring ‘Economics of Happiness’

    The movement for local has gone international, and two of its ambassadors are among the speakers at this year’s Community Solutions conference, the nonprofit’s 64th.

  • Village Council— Town-gown ties strong

    Antioch College President Tom Manley praised the way the college and Yellow Springs, both “extraordinary places,” support one other.

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