Infrastructure & Services Section :: Page 6

  • Village breaks ground on sidewalk repairs

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    Long awaited repairs to Village sidewalks began last week with the building of a piece of sidewalk along Xenia Avenue near the bikepath.

  • A tale of two waters

    Soon, Council will choose between upgrading its aging water plant or purchasing water from Springfield. It seems timely, then, to compare various aspects of Yellow Springs and Springfield water.

  • No-coal choice saved money

    The Village’s decision five years ago against investing in a 1,600-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Illinois may have spared its electric customers from decades of high utility bills.

  • Financing for solar farm is delayed

    Financing for a Village solar farm is taking longer than expected, raising uncertainty about when, or whether, the local project will be built.

  • Opinions differ over wind power

    476-foot wind turbines spin over farms in northwest Ohio as part of the 152-turbine Blue Creek Wind Farm. The Village will decide this month whether to purchase electricity from the 304-megawatt wind project, located 100 miles north of the village. (Submitted photo courtesy of Ibedrola Renewables)

    When Ohio’s largest wind farm comes online this summer, 300-ton turbines reaching 40 stories high will convert wind into electricity, and will help Ohioans cut carbon dioxide emissions and stem climate change. Or will it?

  • YS News Water Survey Results

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    See the results from a recent Yellow Springs News online survey of 205 municipal water customers.

  • Tackling hard water, hard choices

    Of all the critical decisions made by municipal governments, perhaps no decisions are more important than those concerning water.

  • Village objects to court ruling in tap-in case

    On Friday, April 20, the Village of Yellow Springs filed objections to the first ruling by a Greene County magistrate who decided in favor of Ken and Betheen Struewing in their case against the Village.

  • Small towns, bigger water bills

    The price we pay for the water that flows from our taps is determined by a variety of factors, including a bit of guesswork

  • AMP offers green pricing program

    At Village Council’s April 16 meeting, Eric Lloyd of AMP, the Village’s municipal power cooperative, presented information on a new green pricing program, Ecosmart Choice, that AMP is offering to its members.

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