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  • Village Council— CBE federal grants reduced

    The Village of Yellow Springs learned this week that federal grant funds that have long been committed for road construction within the Village commerce park have been withdrawn. A federal earmark of $344,000 that was committed through the Ohio Department of Transportation for roads at the Village’s Center for Busines and Education was redirected last month to another project. The loss of funding cuts the CBE’s infrastructure budget by over 20 percent.

  • Public Power Week in the village

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    This week is Public Power Week, a country-wide program in its 26th year that celebrates the importance of public power to local citizens. In recognition of Public Power Week, the Village of Yellow Springs has released an outline that enumerates the things the community has to be proud of as a public power community.

  • Solar panels generate discussion— Net metering rates debated

    On bright, sunny days, the electric meter at Harvey and Ruth Paige’s Meadow Lane residence spins backwards, thanks to solar photovoltaic array mounted in their backyard.

  • Village police to bulk up slim staff

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    The Yellow Springs Police Department typically fields a team of eight full-time and a half dozen part-time officers. Currently, there are six full-time officers and less than three active part-time officers, many of whom are being stretched to their limit and are often asked to cover shifts alone.

  • See debate on the big screen

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    On Wednesday, Oct. 3, the Little Art Theatre will screen the presidential debate.

  • Lawson gardens, fracking ban— Council reaches for authority

    Several Village Council members expressed regret during their meeting on Monday, Sept. 17, that they have not found a way to preserve all the gardens at the Lawson Place residences. Earlier in the month the Village had drafted an ordinance requiring a permit to remove the private landscaping that property owner Greene Metropolitan Housing Authority says must be removed by Oct. 1.

  • Police chief search narrows

    In its search for a permanent chief of police, the Village of Yellow Springs has narrowed its options to three candidates, including current Interim Chief Arthur Scott, Central State University Police Chief Anthony Pettiford, and John Milstead, security manager for Dayton Metro Libraries. The Village is currently scheduling visits to the village for each of the candidates and will host a public forum with each of the candidates on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Bryan Center.

  • Fundraiser held for local Ohio Senate candidate

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    A fundraiser for local Ohio Senate candidate Jeff D. Robertson will be held at The Winds Cafe on Sunday, Sept. 30, 6–9 p.m.

  • Neuhardt’s American Dream

    Sharen Neuhardt knows a thing or two about the American Dream.
    The Yellow Springs business attorney, who is running for Ohio’s newly formed 10th district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, understands just how much her middle class roots contributed to her success.

  • Village narrows search for police chief

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    The Village is getting closer to choosing its new police chief.

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