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Government Section :: Page 11

  • Big debate, big screen at Little Art

    The house was packed Monday night at the Little Art Theatre for a Debate Watch Party presented in partnership with ThinkTV, Channel 16, the local PBS affiliate. Viewers at the free event watched a live stream of the historic presidential debate as it unfolded at Hofstra University in Long Island, N.Y., variously responding to the candidates’ pronouncements with jeers or applause. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    A live stream of the candidates’ debate at Long Island’s Hoftra University and the Little Art’s programming leading up to it were presented through a partnership with ThinkTV, Channel 16, the Dayton-based PBS affiliate.

  • 2017 Village budget: revenue is up, spending stable

    Village Council at its Sept. 19 meeting heard the first reading of the Village budget for the 2017 general fund. Revenues are expected to rise in 2017.

  • Construction to begin Oct. 1 on new water plant

    A groundbreaking ceremony last Thursday kicked off construction of Yellow Springs' new water treatment plant. Construction of the plant, which will cost $7.2 million, begins on Oct. 1 and will take approximately 15 months. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Construction on Yellow Springs’ new water treatment plant begins this weekend. A groundbreaking ceremony was held last Thursday at the Jacoby Road site.

  • Street painting on Sept. 24 and 25

    Road work will begin on Xenia Avenue on Sept. 18. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Road work

  • Village Council — Citizens plan CBE moratorium

    At Village Council’s Sept. 6 meeting, Council was informed that a group of citizens is aiming to place a temporary moratorium on the proposed expansion of Village infrastructure to the entrance of the Center for Business and Education, or CBE.

  • Matthew Kirk’s state senate campaign heads into fall

    Yellow Springs resident Matthew Kirk spoke to a supporter at a fundraiser he recently hosted in his backyard. Kirk is seeking a seat in Ohio’s state senate, representing the 10th district. A Democrat, Kirk is running against Republican Bob Hackett in a traditionally Republican district. It is Kirk’s first run for office. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Matthew and Kristina Kirk’s backyard was abuzz with family, fellow Democrats and a growing pile of items to be sold at an upcoming yard sale; the donations were collected to raise money for Matthew’s Ohio’s state senate run.

  • Celebrate 25 years of YS bike path

    (Photo by Jamie Holly, courtesy wikipedia, CC BY-SA 2.0)

    Next month, the Little Miami Scenic Trail opening from Xenia to Yellow Springs will celebrate its 25th birthday.

  • Road work on Xenia Avenue to begin

    Road work will begin on Xenia Avenue on Sept. 18. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Village of YS will begin repaving work on Xenia Avenue beginning Sept. 18.

  • Village Council — Utility bills elicit concerns

    Many villagers have been surprised this month by higher-than-expected utility bills.

  • Ohio leaders scrutinize policing

    Sixth article in this series: In 2014, two high-profile police shooting deaths in Ohio occurred within three months of each other, sparking public outcry and calls for policing reform.

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