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  • Pool closed 2 days after herbicide application— Spraying sparks controversy

    Several villagers spoke passionately and heatedly about their frustrations and fears around the Wednesday, June 12, overuse of herbicides on the grass around the Gaunt Park pool at Village Council’s June 17 meeting.

  • Cemetery expands in Township

    As the new stewards of the village’s most visible cemetery, the Miami Township Trustees began immediately preparing the property across the street on Xenia Avenue for more gravesites.

  • Both water, soil deemed safe at pool

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    Soil samples form around Gaunt Park pool showed chemicals at far below the levels at which humans can be exposed and not show any ill effects. The pool opened Friday.

  • Swimming pool opens Friday

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    The Gaunt Park pool will open on Friday, June 21, at its regular time after water samples taken after an overuse of herbicides in the pool area came back with no evidence of contamination.

  • Food trucks, school approved

    At their meeting on Monday, June 10, Village Planning Commission approved two conditional use applications, one for the continued use of Village BP lot for food truck vendors, and one for a Montessori school on Tower Court.

  • AGENDA for Council’s special meeting on herbicide use around pool

    Village Council will hold a special meeting on herbicide use around pool on Thursday, June 20, at 7 p.m. at Council chambers in the Bryan Center.

  • Village staff to alert swimmers about overuse of herbicide

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    The Village will contact those who swam in the Gaunt Park pool from last Wednesday to its closing late Friday afternoon to alert them that herbicides had been applied inappropriately Wednesday morning to the grass around the pool.

  • Emergency Council meeting on pool closure

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    The Yellow Springs Village Council will hold an emergency meeting on Sunday morning, June 16 at 9 a.m. in Council chambers to discuss the pool closing yesterday due to herbicide application.

  • Pool temporarily closed

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    On June 12, 2013, the Village staff applied an herbicide to the clover in the grassy area around the pool, forcing closure.

  • Downtown lighting gets a makeover

    Village electric crew members Dan Mayenschein (in bucket), Chris Hamilton and Jane Hamilton installed one of the three new streetlights on Xenia Avenue last week. They will install 18 new lights on Dayton Street soon.

    New streetlights were installed on Xenia Avenue last week, and will be installed on Dayton Street soon.

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