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  • Council approves sculpture event

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    At their Feb. 19 meeting, Village Council members unanimously approved moving ahead with a bronze sculpture symposium sponsored by the Yellow Springs Arts Council.

  • Village Council— Council to contract out pool care

    At their Feb. 4 meeting, Village Council members agreed to contract the responsibilities for running the Gaunt Park pool to Dayton Pool Management, or DPM, part of a nationwide pool management company.

  • Well-capping raises concern over Vernay plume clean-up

    A proposed well-capping ordinance backed by Vernay Laboratories and the Greene County Combined Health District to prevent contamination from groundwater polluted by Vernay has raised concerns among some neighbors, who view the effort as an attempt by Vernay to circumvent long-term cleanup effort.

  • Council regards water sourcing

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    At their Feb. 4 meeting, Village Council members and Village Manager Laura Cur­liss began a discussion on the best way to source Village water.

  • Five seek council seat

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    Five villagers have expressed interest in replacing Village Council President Judith Hempfling.

  • To Xenia or Fairborn, via bus

    When Barbara Mann wanted to ride a bus this Monday morning, all she had to do was step off the curb in front of Tom’s Market and wave down the little white bus.

  • Just hop on the bus and head out of town!

    Barbara Mann, transportation coordinator for the Senior Center, was one of the first to ride the Yellow Line bus when it came through town on its first day Monday.

    This week Greene County CATS began a new flex bus route in Yellow Springs, allowing villagers to take the bus from the village to Xenia or Fairborn, and transfer from Fairborn to Wright State University or from Xenia to downtown Dayton.

  • Township accounts audited

    Miami Township elected officials were ordered to pay $11,624 back to the Township last week when a state audit revealed that they overpaid themselves in 2010 and that money in the Township’s books is missing from its bank account.

  • Library turns over a new page

    Librarians Ann Cooper, left, and Connie Collett helped design the new layout of the Yellow Springs Community Library, which recently underwent a major renovation. The more spacious lobby area seen behind them will promote better flow, while the new HVAC equipment, windows and doors may keep the 50-year-old building in good shape for another 50 years. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Patrons of the Yellow Springs Community Library have probably noticed a recent makeover which includes new carpeting and checkout stations as well as an expanded reference desk and rearranged book and DVD shelves.

  • Greene County to replace Hyde bridge

    A Greene County road crew member took a blow torch to the steel girders to dismantle the bridge last week.

    The historic Hyde Road bridge was dismantled last week and will be replaced later in the year.

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