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2016
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Government Section

  • CBE land to return to Village

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    The 35-acre parcel of land at the center of the controversial Center for Business and Education, or CBE, will soon be returned to the Village, according to a representative from Community Resources.

  • Swim lessons begin soon at Gaunt Park

    Swim lessons begin Aug. 1 at Gaunt Park Pool. (Photo by Anthony Fife)

    Registration is now open for swim lessons at the Gaunt Park Pool. Swim lessons will be held Monday–Thursday, Aug. 1–11.

  • Yellow Springs police officer is dismissed

    Officer John Whittemore was dismissed from the YS Police Department Tuesday, ­July 5. (News archive photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    A newly hired police officer who sparked controversy in two recent village incidents by using what some saw as excessive force has been terminated from the police force.

  • Antioch College’s cohousing gets green light

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    Antioch College Village is another step closer to reality. The college’s board of trustees voted last month to launch a 32-unit cohousing pilot project, the first phase of a larger vision for developing environmentally sustainable, multigenerational housing on campus.

  • Village Council— Morris Bean sewer request raises concerns

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    At Village Council’s June 20 meeting, a former Village manager took Council to task for not insisting that Morris Bean be annexed into the Village in exchange for hooking up the company to the Village sewer system. If annexed, the company would pay Village income taxes and thus enhance Village revenues.

  • Village Council— Morris Bean, police ‘overreach‘ are topics

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    At their July 5 meeting, Council members heard from villagers concerned about the environmental practices of the local company Morris Bean, and also about the “overreach” of some local police officers.

  • Yellow Springs police officer terminated

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    Officer John K. Whittemore was terminated from employement at the Yellow Springs Police Department on July 5.

  • A closer look at village police officer actions

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    At Council’s June 6 meeting, several villagers expressed concern over two recent instances of what they perceived as aggressive behavior by a local police officer.

  • Village Council— Morris Bean seeks sewer tie-in

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    At Village Council’s June 6 meeting, Council members heard a request from Morris Bean leaders to permit that company to connect to the Village sewer system.

  • Next steps for fast, local Internet in village

    Members of local citizen group Springs-Net gathered earlier this year to discuss a proposal for a municipal fiber optic network in Yellow Springs. From left to right, Dan Carrigan, Scott Fife, Matt Cole, Tim Barhorst, Thor Sage and Jordan Gray. Not pictured: Nick Gaskins, Ellis Jacobs, Doug McKinley and Denny Powell. (Submitted photo)

    A municipal fiber optic network is feasible in Yellow Springs, according to members of Springs-Net, a citizen group that has been studying the issue for the past 18 months.

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