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  • Village breaks ground on sidewalk repairs

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    Long awaited repairs to Village sidewalks began last week with the building of a piece of sidewalk along Xenia Avenue near the bikepath.

  • Public arts forum coming

    The nude paintings in the Women's Voices Out Loud art exhibit stirred controversy earlier this spring. A community forum on local arts policy in Village buildings will take place this Monday, May 21, at 7 p.m. during the regular Village Council meeting.

    A community forum on local arts and arts policy will be held this Monday, May 21, at 7 p.m. at Bryan Center in Council chambers, during the regular Village Council meeting.

  • Task force targets drugs

    Last year two drug-related arrests in a single incident were made in Yellow Springs by the ACE Task Force, the Greene County agency that fights drug-related crimes at a multijurisdictional level.

  • A tale of two waters

    Soon, Council will choose between upgrading its aging water plant or purchasing water from Springfield. It seems timely, then, to compare various aspects of Yellow Springs and Springfield water.

  • No-coal choice saved money

    The Village’s decision five years ago against investing in a 1,600-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Illinois may have spared its electric customers from decades of high utility bills.

  • Financing for solar farm is delayed

    Financing for a Village solar farm is taking longer than expected, raising uncertainty about when, or whether, the local project will be built.

  • Opinions differ over wind power

    476-foot wind turbines spin over farms in northwest Ohio as part of the 152-turbine Blue Creek Wind Farm. The Village will decide this month whether to purchase electricity from the 304-megawatt wind project, located 100 miles north of the village. (Submitted photo courtesy of Ibedrola Renewables)

    When Ohio’s largest wind farm comes online this summer, 300-ton turbines reaching 40 stories high will convert wind into electricity, and will help Ohioans cut carbon dioxide emissions and stem climate change. Or will it?

  • YS News Water Survey Results

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    See the results from a recent Yellow Springs News online survey of 205 municipal water customers.

  • Open house slated

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    The Yellow Springs police department will hold an open house tonight, Wednesday, May 16, 6-8 p.m.

  • Tackling hard water, hard choices

    Of all the critical decisions made by municipal governments, perhaps no decisions are more important than those concerning water.

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