Aug
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Government Section

  • Deceased man identified

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    Yellow Springs police confirmed that the body of a local man was found dead this morning in a car parked on Winter Street. The death appeared to be from natural causes.

  • 2015 local election— Council, Trustees races robust

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    A week after the filing deadline for candidates, this fall’s races for Village Council and Miami Township Trustee look robust, while the school board contest is decidedly calmer, with no challengers for two incumbents. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.

  • More street work in October

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    Having completed the first phase of its water distribution system upgrade this spring, the Village is poised to begin phase II of the project in late October of this year.

  • Village Council — Home, Inc. and Township partner

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    In the latest bid to acquire the former Wright State Physicians Clinic property on Xenia Avenue, Yellow Springs Home, Inc. and Miami Township are partnering on a joint venture to site both affordable senior housing and a new fire station in town.

  • U.S. Route 68 closure scheduled for culvert work

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    U.S. Route 68 will be closed for five days for culvert replacement work just north of SR 343.

  • Village Council race heats up

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    With just two weeks to go before the Aug. 5 filling deadline, seven villagers have thrown their hats in the ring for three open seats on Village Council in the Nov. 3 elections.

  • Local officer cleared of charges

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    During last week’s trial in the Greene County Court of Common Pleas, a Springfield prosecutor asked a jury to find Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod guilty of two criminal charges — assault and interfering with civil rights — following a November 5 incident in which Penrod forcibly took a camera away from a villager attempting to videotape an encounter with police.

  • Council’s take on policing

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    Village Council members voiced some common themes at a work session Monday, July 20, as they took their turn to voice opinions about policing in Yellow Springs.

  • Village names internal water, wastewater supervisor

    New guy in charge. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    After eight years with the Village, Brad Ault was named superintendent of water and wastewater treatment last week.

  • Council race heats up

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    Interested citizens have two weeks left to pick up petitions at the Greene County Board of Elections and join the races for three open seats on Village Council, two on school board and two on Township Trustees.