Infrastructure & Services Section :: Page 2

  • SIDEBAR: Yellow Springs Water Rate Hike

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    Vilage Council members agreed on a 15 percent increase in Village water rates.

  • Yellow Springs Utility funds show deficits

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    At their Feb. 3 meeting, Village Council members heard that, in the projected 2014 Village budget, most of the Village enterprise (or utility) funds — the water fund, sewer fund and solid waste funds — show deficit spending.

  • Village Council on water sourcing — Plant upgrade less expensive

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    Renovating the existing Village water plant is doable and less expensive than the other two options being considered for sourcing local water, according to a presentation at Village Council’s Feb. 3 meeting.

  • Village renews energy-saving program

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    Yellow Springs saved 3.5 percent of its annual electric consumption over the last three years and now hopes to cut more with Efficiency Smart.

  • Village moves fast on CBE funding

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    Village Council is poised to move forward quickly on the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, at its Jan. 6 meeting.

  • McKee Group holds forum— Villagers debate CBE funding

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    About 100 villagers turned out last Thursday evening to discuss whether the Village should fund the Center for Business and Education, or CBE. The community forum was sponsored by the James A. McKee Association and took place at the First Presbyterian Church, with Jalyn Roe serving as moderator. The evening began with three representatives of […]

  • Village in the dark on Friday the 13th

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    In an event befitting the much maligned date, most all of Yellow Springs experienced a black-out starting around 8 p.m. and lasting for about an hour and a half.

  • Another look at a rural and sometimes dangerous intersection

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    Visibility at certain intersections in Miami Township can make their crossings treacherous.

  • Request for village water conservation is extended

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    Village Manager Laura Curliss sent out a HyperReach alert Thursday afternoon requesting Yellow Springs residents conserve water.

  • Mosquitos net vigilance of Yellow Springs villagers

    Assistant professor of biomedical science Savitha Krishna, right, and Antioch student Diana Harvey sampled the water at Ellis Pond this week in search of the larvae and pupae of mosquitoes that may carry the West Nile Virus. The Antioch biology class is working with the Green Environmental Coalition and Greene County Combined Health District to monitor and control the spread of mosquitoes in the village to prevent the potentially-dangerous illness. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    At a house along Livermore Street last week, the mosquitoes were so dense that the Aedes species — typically only active in the evenings — were out during the day in search of a blood meal.

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