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  • Village Council candidates talk economy and finding a new Village manager

    Villagers packed the Mills Lawn gym for Thursday's Candidates Night.

    Eight Village Council candidates participated in the second Candidates Night forum Thursday night, sponsored by the James A. McKee Group.

  • Candidate night draws crowd

    Evan Scott was one of six school board candidates who participated in the first of two election forums sponsored by the James A. McKee Group.

    Candidates running for both Yellow Springs school board and Miami Township trustee spoke and answered questions at last night’s candidates forum, the first of two sponsored by the James A. McKee Group.

  • Yellow Springs 2013 Election Guide online edition

    The 2013 Yellow Springs Election Guide contains information about the local candidates and issues that will appear on the Nov. 5 ballot for Yellow Springs and Miami Township residents.

    The Yellow Springs News Election Guide for 2013 is available in this week’s print edition of the News. This online edition is identical to the print edition.

  • Polling for all Yellow Springs precincts at Antioch University Midwest

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    Polling for all Yellow Springs precincts at Antioch University Midwest

  • Village Council— New water lines funded

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    Village Council approved the first reading of a resolution committing the Village to about half of the cost of a municipal water line improvement to increase water flow and fire safety to the village.

  • Returned Schenck guns were legal

    After this summer’s shootout, many villagers asked, why were Paul E. Schenck’s guns returned? Why was a man with several known risk factors allowed to have an arsenal in his home?

  • Council moves to fund Center for Business and Education

    At its Sept. 16 meeting, Village Council took a first step toward approving a Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, funding mechanism to pay for $700,000 in remaining costs for infrastructure development at the Center for Business and Education, or CBE.

  • Zoning update on final round

    The new Yellow Springs zoning code could allow more flexibility in how Yellow Springers live and work. Council passed the first reading of the updated code at its Sept. 3 meeting, and will vote on the second and final reading Sept. 16.

  • Bristol likely interim leader

    While it’s not yet official, former Village Manager Kent Bristol will likely soon be the Village’s interim manager. He will take over from Manager Laura Curliss, who is leaving the position Sept. 28.

  • Why don’t Village managers last?

    When Village Manager Laura Curliss leaves her position at the end of the month, she will have governed for 20 months, including six months as interim manager, the shortest tenure for a full-time manager in Yellow Springs’ 61-year history of village managers.