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  • New officers greeted by community

    The four new Yellow Springs police officers who joined the department this year greeted community members at an event on Monday, Nov. 17, at the John Bryan Center.

    Four new police officers joined the Yellow Springs force in 2014.

  • Meet finalists for assistant Village manager

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    A meet and greet for Village assistant manager finalists will take place tonight, Nov. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m.

  • Resident records police action

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    Yellow Springs Police acknowledged last week that the local department had made some errors when one of its officers allegedly used physical force against a  citizen.

  • Miami Township Fire-Rescue honors 12 service members

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    Last Thursday evening Miami Township Fire-Rescue held a ceremony for newly trained fire fighters as well as new inductees to the squad.

  • CBE fails; library and fire levies pass

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    The public funding for the CBE lost big on Nov. 4, with about 64 percent of village voters opposing the funding.

  • 70 visit local wastewater plant

    Jon Van Dommelen of the Ohio EPA gave a demonstration at last Thursday's meeting of the fall meeting of the southwestern section of the Ohio Water Environment Association, which took place at the Yellow Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant. The meeting was also sponsored by YSI/Xylem.

    About 70 personnel from southwestern Ohio water and wastewater treatment plants attended a regional meeting last Thursday, Oct. 16, that included a tour and demonstrations at the Yellow Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant.

  • Issue 2 seeks library stability

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    On Nov. 4, voters will find on the ballot Issue 2, the library levy.

  • Yellow Springs spends over income

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    On Oct. 6 Village Council began its annual series of budget planning workshops with a sober look at the second year of deficit spending in the general fund.

  • Library seeks support Nov. 4

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    Leaders of the Greene County Library system, which includes the Yellow Springs Library, are hoping voters say Yes to Issue 2 on the Nov. 4 ballot.

  • Interim Yellow Springs police chief a former major

    Dave Hale is the Interim Yellow Springs Police Chief who succeeded Anthony Pettiford last week and expects to be replaced by a permanent chief sometime in November. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    After just a few days on the job, Yellow Springs Interim Police Chief Dave Hale can see that the YSPD is an “established, well-run department,” he said in an interview last week. During the two months or so he expects to be here, he intends to keep it that way.