Economy Section :: Page 19

  • Efficiency program benefits businesses in many ways

    Local businesses looking to save money by cutting their fuel use now have an extra incentive to do so. Money that began as a fine against the Village for buying power from a polluting coal plant is coming home to help Yellow Springs businesses get energy-efficient.

  • Investing in YS, making beauty

    On a modern rehab on North Walnut Street, Erik and Deirdre Owen of BauWow construction company gave an old 19th-century house new life, with the help of Bob Bingenheimer and Deb Slater Pictured are, from left, Bingenheimer and Erik Owen. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Call it the Miracle on Walnut Street. A dingy, dilapidated house — the eyesore of the neighborhood — is transformed into a stately, sleek modern home with a neighbor’s investment and a local couple’s vision.

  • Glen House Inn open for parties and overnights

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    Erik and Deirdre Owen recently turned Italian villa on a historic estate into an “art bed and breakfast.”

  • Solar financing expected soon

    If the Village finalizes a contract with SolarVision, LLC to develop a solar farm, millions of dollars in outside financing will be used to construct and maintain the project.

  • Glass farm to be solar farm

    A 2.5 megawatt solar farm will be built on the Village-owned Glass Farm, Village Council decided at its April 19 meeting.

  • New art gallery opens in Kings Yard

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    The Springs Gallery opened in Kings Yard this month.

  • Village efforts to grow economy

    A review of the efforts the Village has made since that time to stimulate economic development could contextualize the levy renewal coming up for a vote on May 3.

  • Local business up and down

    Though it is difficult to predict the future of the Yellow Springs economy, the subtle job loss and flat tax revenues to the Village over the past decade indicate that the Village budget will continue to be tight in the coming years.

  • McKee group hosts housing talk

    About 50 villagers attended last Sunday’s forum on affordable housing, sponsored by the James A. McKee Association and featuring a presentation by local land trust organization Home, Inc. Shown above are, from left in front, Nancy Noonan, Kent Bristol, Al Schlueter and Dave Turner; in back, Brian Upchurch and McKee group president Rick Kristensen. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Many questions were raised at a public meeting last Sunday sponsored by the James A. McKee Association, when representatives from Home, Inc. shared plans for an affordable housing project slated for Village-owned land on Cemetery Street.

  • Village offers support

    At the meeting, Village leaders pledged their support to do what they can to ensure that YSI continues to stay in Yellow Springs.

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