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Government Section :: Page 10

  • Mayor’s Court being used less


    over the past five years, the use of the local Mayor’s Court has declined to less than half the cases it was handling five years ago.

  • Families weigh pros, cons of school testing


    Since national and state education leaders began revising standardized testing requirements that will more than double the hours and days students will spend testing from last year to this year, parents have been asking questions.

  • Street musician agreement to continue


    At their Sept. 15 meeting, Village Council members agreed that the new Street Musician Agreement appears to have solved recent problems between downtown musicians and business owners, and that its use should continue.

  • Village names interim police chief


    Retired Montgomery County Sheriff’s officer Dave Hale was hired as interim police chief this week.

  • Police Chief Pettiford resigns


    Yellow Springs Police Chief Anthony Pettiford resigned for medical reasons on Monday of this week, Village Manager Patti Bates announced at the end of a Village Council meeting Monday night, following an executive session.

  • Police chief resigns


    Village Manager Patti Bates announced tonight that she has accepted the resignation for medical reasons of Yellow Springs Police Chief Anthony Pettiford.

  • Is the village’s hard water healthier?


    This week’s News examined the health impacts of drinking hard water. Read more from an expert about the potential dangers of hard water.

  • Miami Township Fire-Rescue calls for 9/11 memorial climbers


    Fire fighters and civilians alike will join in Yellow Springs’ first annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Antioch College on Sept. 27. Participants are encouraged to register early for the fundraising event.

  • Brown water coming soon


    Villagers are likely to experience brown water during next week’s hydrant flushing, which begins Monday, Aug. 18.

  • Township to float levy renewal


    Miami Township Trustees voted at their meeting this month to place a Township Fire-Rescue levy renewal on the ballot in November. The trustees chose a renewal, which does not increase taxes, for several reasons, including the possibility that they may ask voters for a new levy next year to build a new fire station.