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  • Profile of the herbicide ‘Escalade 2’

    According to Dr. Jason Russell, a medical toxicology fellow at the Ohio University College of Medicine who works at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, villagers have “not much to worry about.”

  • Pool closed 2 days after herbicide application— Spraying sparks controversy

    Several villagers spoke passionately and heatedly about their frustrations and fears around the Wednesday, June 12, overuse of herbicides on the grass around the Gaunt Park pool at Village Council’s June 17 meeting.

  • Village staff to alert swimmers about overuse of herbicide

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    The Village will contact those who swam in the Gaunt Park pool from last Wednesday to its closing late Friday afternoon to alert them that herbicides had been applied inappropriately Wednesday morning to the grass around the pool.

  • Emergency Council meeting on pool closure

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    The Yellow Springs Village Council will hold an emergency meeting on Sunday morning, June 16 at 9 a.m. in Council chambers to discuss the pool closing yesterday due to herbicide application.

  • Pool temporarily closed

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    On June 12, 2013, the Village staff applied an herbicide to the clover in the grassy area around the pool, forcing closure.

  • A new lighting look downtown

    Village electric crew members Dan Mayenschein (in bucket) Chris Hamilton and Jane Hamilton installed one of the three new streetlights on the north end of Xenia Avenue on Monday. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Villagers who venture downtown this week may notice that the Village electric crew finished installing three street lamps at the north end of downtown.

  • Village Council— Rehab option for water plant

    Regarding how best to source local water, Village Council may have the option of rehabbing the village’s current water plant.

  • Village Council— Zoning gets more flexible

    Village Council made a host of alterations to the Village zoning code during a special meeting Monday devoted to the current rewrite of the Village’s central planning document.

  • Village Council— Council to contract out pool care

    At their Feb. 4 meeting, Village Council members agreed to contract the responsibilities for running the Gaunt Park pool to Dayton Pool Management, or DPM, part of a nationwide pool management company.

  • Village buys Railroad Street lot

    Thirty-five people gathered around the gravel lot to witness the the auction of the property at the corner of Railroad and Dayton streets. After a short bidding process, the Village of Yellow Springs had purchased the property for $170,000.

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