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From The Print Section :: Page 16

  • Excise tax on new hotel debated

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    At their Nov. 17 meeting Village Council members considered whether to impose a 3 percent excise tax on customers at the Mills Park Hotel when it opens in mid-2015. This was a continuation of an earlier discussion of the tax, and Council recently received word from Mills Park owner Jim Hammond that if the tax is imposed, he could stop construction on his hotel.

  • New Elements has some ‘Soul’

    The new store Elements, at 220 Xenia Ave. in King’s Yard, sells bath and body products and gift items. Owned by Samantha Williams Eckenrode and managed by Miriam Eckenrode Saari of Sam & Eddie’s Open Books, the new store was originally to be the home of Constantina’s Soul, a retail store. Pictured are, from left, Saari, employees Christina Fox and Cathy Phillips, Eckenrode and Constantina Clark. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    While Constantina Clark never opened the store she dreamed up for King’s Yard — with its capes, fountains and crystal fireplaces — a bath and body shop in its place is fulfilling her vision, she said this week.

  • Anne Chalfant

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    Anne Chalfant died in her home in Yellow Springs. Her passing was not expected.

  • Dec. 4, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

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    Dec. 4, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Assistant manager selected

    Village Council is scheduled to approve a contract with John Yung on Monday. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    On Thursday about 25 people attended a meet and greet at the Bryan Center for the two finalists for the position of assistant Village manager. Though Village Manager Patti Bates could not confirm the decision by press time on Wednesday, Village Council’s agenda for Monday, Dec. 1, includes the approval of a contract for John Yung as assistant manager.

  • Finalists named for Yellow Springs police chief

    One week before closing the application deadline on Nov. 24, the Village narrowed its search for police chief significantly, naming two finalists out of the current pool of 18 applicants. (Left, submitted photo; right, Lauren Heaton)

    One week before closing the application deadline on Nov. 24, the Village narrowed its search for police chief significantly, naming two finalists out of the current pool of 18 applicants.

  • Balance of beaver, human needs

    One of the beavers that have built a dam in a stormwater management area in the Glass Farm. (Submitted photo by Scott Stolsenberg)

    A detention basin along King Street has become an accidental wetland at the paws of furry, semi-aquatic rodents that recently moved into the village.

  • Yellow Springs Schools’ open enrollment acts as a stabilizer

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    This year Yellow Springs schools currently have the highest enrollment the local district has seen since 1984. However, 23 percent of the students are commuting to Yellow Springs from their homes in other districts. That number of open enrollment students is also the highest it has been in the district’s history.  The Yellow Springs school […]

  • YSHS and McKinney Middle School Winter Sports Program

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  • Village Council— A focus on police issues

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    Community concerns around the local police department, an alleged incident of police misconduct and the current police chief search were a focus at Village Council’s Nov. 17 meeting.