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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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  • Affordable homes started on Cemetery Street

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    Home, Inc., broke ground on the Village’s first public affordable housing project on Friday, Aug. 15, with future homeowners Erica and Caleab Wyant digging in.

  • Yellow Springs Home, Inc.’s first partnership with the Village

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    Yellow Springs Home, Inc. invites the public to join them in celebrating the groundbreaking of the first phase of the Cemetery Street project on Friday, Aug 15 at 3:30 p.m. Learn more about the project, see the plans, and enjoy refreshments!

  • A balance of buskers and business in the village

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    A staple of downtown Yellow Springs, the local street music scene may soon change with a new, self-regulating policy approved Monday by Village Council.

  • Peifer’s opens for summer

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    Peifer Orchards opened earlier this month, selling local fruits and veggies, supplying Antioch College with produce and hosting an Argentinian barbecue on Saturday.

  • Ohio Brass & Electric to play Emporium tonight

    Ohio Brass & Electric, which plays tonight at the Emporium, performed last Saturday at the Yellow Springs Street Fair. Shown in front is guitarist Skip Leeds. The group was joined by 11-year-old Sean McDonald on saxophone.

    The local horn band Ohio Brass & Electric will perform tonight, Friday, June 20, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Emporium during the Summer Art Stroll.

  • New sandwich and pizza cafe opens

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    The village’s newest restaurant is now open. Aleta’s Café, at the Oten Gallery, 303 Xenia Ave., serves hot Panini sandwiches, pizzas made with Naan bread and salads for lunch and dinner seven days a week.

  • Villagers rate ED strategies

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    As an adjunct English professor at Clark State Community College, Cyndi Pauwels is among the one-third of Yellow Springs residents who work in the field of education and four-fifths of working villagers who commute.

  • Full results from the YS News economy survey

    Villagers weighed in on how Yellow Springs should grow its economy in a recent YS News survey.

    Local jobs don’t pay enough for many people to live here. Villagers would like to see more high-tech, living wage and professional jobs. Read more survey results and download comments here.

  • How locals see our economy

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    Local jobs don’t pay enough for people to afford to live here.
    That’s how many villagers summed up the problem with the Yellow Springs economy in a recent online survey.
    A total of 299 residents of Yellow Springs and Miami Township participated in the 20-question survey, which ran from April 25–May 11.

  • Small towns use creativity to grow

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    The story of Ponca City, Okla., recently named one of the top 10 best small towns for business in the U.S. , is a case study for how to rebuild a flagging small town economy.

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