Infrastructure & Services Section :: Page 2

  • Miami Township Fire-Rescue squad gets accredited

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue volunteers, from left, Joe Panuto, Anthony Cascio, Nick Miller-Jacobson and Cayden DeFusco are among the first EMT students to take classes at the department as an accredited training center. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Volunteerism may have dwindled over the past 50 years, but no where is it felt more seriously as a matter of life and death than in small town fire and EMS departments across the country. Miami Township Fire-Rescue is no exception.

  • 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.

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