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Yellow Springs lost an additional 7.3 percent of its population in the last decade, continuing a 40-year population plummet.

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  • Once more unto the streets…

    An unidentified daredevil takes a long walk during a street fair in 1988. The perspective would be welcome these days, as the event has grown significantly. (Photo by Irwin Inman, via Antiochiana)

    Love it or dread it, Street Fair is a Yellow Springs tradition. But newcomers to the village anticipating this Saturday’s arts, crafts, music, food and beer extravaganza might not realize just how humble and homegrown the tradition is.

  • DMS ink honored for its growth

    DMS ink, which purchased the former Antioch Publishing facility in early winter, was recently honored for its fast growth rate. Pictured above is the company’s assistant manager of production, Tiffany Simpson, with the “intelligent inserter,” which folds, inserts, counts and prints materials all in one process. The company can print 60 million pieces of direct mail a month. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    DMS ink was recognized as one of the fastest growing Asian-American businesses.

  • Learn to cook, eat local at workshop

    TLT will offer a workshop on cooking and eating local food on June 18.

    Tecumseh Land Trust will host a “Shop Local/Eat Local” workshop on Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m.–noon, at the TLT office, located at 4633 U.S. 68 in Yellow Springs.

  • Groundbreaking ceremony on Cemetery Street

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    Last week, Home Inc. kicked off phase 2 of its Cemetery Street project, hosting a groundbreaking ceremony on the lots where the next two Home Inc. homes are going to be built.

  • Home, Inc. to break ground on C-Street Phase Two

    Home, Inc. will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for Phase Two of its Cemetery Street project on May 19. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Yellow Springs Home, Inc. invites the public to join them in celebrating the groundbreaking of the second phase of the Cemetery Street project this Thursday.

  • Co-housing group to host informational event

    Members of the Antioch Eco-Village Pioneers who are presenting an informational event on co-housing this Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Center.

    The Antioch Eco-Village Pioneers, a local co-housing group, will host an informational program this Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 4 p.m.at the Yellow Springs Senior Center.

  • Forty years of making connections in Yellow Springs

    Paul Larkowski, left, shared a laugh with longtime village electrician Larry Gerthoffer, better known as Larry Electric. Gerthoffer has been wiring village homes and businesses for over 40 years. Larkowski, who is working toward his contractor’s license under Gerthoffer, hopes to continue his mentor’s ‘lectric legacy in Yellow Springs. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Larry Gerthoffer, better known as Larry Electric, has been a “fixture” of Yellow Springs for more than 40 years.

  • Green Generation builders to finish Thistle Creek

    Green Generation design-build team Alex Melamed, left, and Andrew Kline are developing the six remaining lots at Thistle Creek on King Street. They’re offering two home designs that emphasize low-maintenance living and energy efficiency. The young builders intend to finish the development, begun in 2005 by local builder Jonathan Brown. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Eleven years after local builder Jonathan Brown began developing 4.2 acres at Thistle Creek, two young builders are poised to finish off the King Street development.

  • Antioch Eco-Village— ‘Pioneers’ share vision, plans

    The Antioch Eco-Village Pioneers, a local cohousing group, claims 14 core members who are working to create a cohousing community (private homes with shared amenities) on the Antioch campus as part of the college’s intergenerational housing concept. Here, pictured on one proposed site, at the corner of N. College and Livermore streets, are four members of the group: Don Hollister, Pat Brown, Jane Baker and Sylvia Carter Denny. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    the Eco-Village Pioneers are organizing an event on Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Center for all villagers curious about cohousing and interested in learning about Yellow Springs’ cohousing group.

  • Hammonds’ Mills Park hotel is almost open

    The Hammond family—Katie, Libby and Jim—stand in the lobby of the Mills Park Hotel, a project that Jim Hammond started developing in 2012. The hotel will feature a restaurant, banquet hall and gift shop, and is poised to open sometime in late April. Forty people have already been hired to staff the 28-room hotel. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    If all goes well, a tentative opening date for the new Mills Park Hotel could be sometime in late April, according to owner and builder Jim Hammond.

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