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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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  • Morgan B&B to open house

    Stacey Wirrig, left, purchased the Arthur Morgan House Bed & Breakfast last year and is running it with host Wendy Pace, center, and head chef Erin Campbell. An open house at the B&B is Thursday, July 23, from 4 to 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)

    Whether it’s enjoying a stack of molasses-kissed ginger-nectarine pancakes on the screened-in porch, taking in downtown views from a third-story room or appreciating the history of the century-old home built by one of the town’s most influential couples, the Arthur Morgan House Bed and Breakfast has a lot to offer its guests, according to the B&Bs new owner.

  • An open house for the Arthur Morgan House

    Stacey Wirrig, left, purchased the Arthur Morgan House last year and is running it with host Wendy Pace and head chef Erin Campbell. (Submitted)

    The new owner of the Arthur Morgan House Bed & Breakfast, Stacey Wirrig, is hosting an open house to showcase changes at the 30-year-old B&B on Thursday, July 23.

  • Tom Gray of Tom’s Market — 50 years in the grocery trade

    Tom Gray, owner of Tom’s Market, has been with the store 50 years, and the store will celebrate the anniversary with free hot dogs on July 17–18. Gray is shown here in the store’s produce department, which underwent extensive renovation last year. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Tom Gray was a high school freshman when he got his first job, as a bag boy at Luttrell’s, the grocery store on Xenia Avenue. In 2001, Gray purchased the grocery, which is now Tom’s Market.

  • Celebrate Tom’s 50 years in the grocery business

    Tom Gray of Tom's Market celebrates 50 years with the store this Friday and Saturday, July 17 and 18, with free hot dogs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Tom Gray celebrates his 50 years with the local grocery store this weekend.

  • Stylish hair, stylish clothing at Wildflower Boutique

    Danyel Mershon, seated, and Emily Anglemyer recently opened Wildflower Boutique and Salon at 232 Xenia Ave., the former home of Iona Boutique. Both women grew up in Springfield but now live in Yellow Springs. Mershon sells women’s clothing and jewelry in one section of the store while Anglemyer cuts, styles and colors hair in another. (Photo by Diane chiddister)

    Recently, Danyele Mershon reached her dream in downtown Yellow Springs with the opening of Wildflower Boutique and Salon, which she owns with her good friend Emily Anglemyer, a hair stylist.

  • Urban Gypsy for gypsy in us all

    Last month Brenda Kennedy, owner of the Dayton Street vintage clothing store Dirty Fabulous, opened Urban Gypsy in the former location of Sweet Sanaa, 138 Dayton St., offering a wide variety of one-of-a-kind products from small businesses. While Iona Boutique has taken over the former Dirty Fabulous location, vintage clothing from the store is still available. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The tiny store, Urban Gypsy, is housed at 138 Dayton St., and it wasn’t easy to fit everything inside.

  • Applications accepted for fall Street Fair

    A sea of people in constant milling motion persisted throughout the downtown area all day Saturday, comprising what Police Chief John Grote believes is probably the largest street fair crowd Yellow Springs has ever had. The traffic from Dayton-Yellow Springs Road backed up to Interstate 675, and Fire-Rescue Chief Colin Altman estimated that the people count was from 10,000–20,000. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Applications are now being accepted for this year’s fall Street Fair, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 10.

  • Local Time Exchange launched

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    Antioch College students and Charles Fairbanks, assistant professor of media arts, opened a community-wide Time Exchange on Friday.

  • Local YouTube channel to feature energy pioneers

    Filmmaker Eric Johnson and Susan Jennings of Community Solutions are starting a sustainability-themed YouTube channel for Yellow Springs. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions is looking to tell stories of Yellow Springers on the front lines of climate action on its new Energy & Climate YouTube channel.

  • Trade labor for labor with YS Time Exchange

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    Antioch College students will open the Yellow Springs Time Exchange officially on Friday, June 12, 1–4 p.m., in the McGregor Hall lobby.