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  • Council votes on streetscape Aug. 20

    At its Aug. 6 meeting, fewer people showed up for Village Council’s discussion on the proposed streetscape changes than at Council’s last meeting, and fewer people spoke against the changes.

  • Council puts drilling ban on hold for now

    At the Aug. 6 Village Council meeting, a group of citizens urged Council to be the first municipality in the state to ban oil and gas drilling in town in an effort to protect local water.

  • West Nile Virus found in village mosquitoes

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    Local mosquitoes tested positive last week for West Nile Virus, a potentially serious illness, prompting the Greene County Combined Health District to begin spraying insecticide in one village neighborhood.

  • Tree talk continues tonight

    Above is a drawing of the proposed streetscape changes for downtown Yellow Springs. A discussion on the proposal will take place tonight, Aug. 6, at 7 p.m. at Bryan Center.

    A discussion on the proposed changes to the downtown streetscape, including the removal of Bradford pear trees, will take place tonight, Aug. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Village Council meeting at the Bryan Center.

  • Timeline for zoning revision

    At the July 16 Village Council meeting, Council member Lori Askeland announced an upcoming process to introduce villagers to proposed changes in the Village zoning code.

  • Village Council­— Street trees spark debate

    A standing-room only crowd filled Council chambers Monday night, when villagers weighed in on proposed changes to the downtown streetscape, with many expressing distress about the prospect of losing downtown trees

  • Village wins federal grant to enhance safety for kids

    Village children will more safely walk or bike to school within the next year, thanks to a collaborative effort between local citizens and Village government.

  • Village wins grant to enhance safety for kids

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    The Village of Yellow Springs was recently awarded more than $300,000 in federal money in a Safe Routes to School grant that aims to make walking or biking to school safer for kids.

  • Streetscape design clarified

    The Xenia Ave. streetscape plan, presented at Council on Monday, shows the locations of new street trees, street lights, parking spaces and bicycle racks. The drawing was completed by Yellow Springs Design, LLC.

    Downtown will get a makeover this summer — and it’s not just the sidewalks.

  • Officer chooses retirement

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    Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Tom Jones retired from the force last week, several days before an internal hearing focused on his conduct was scheduled to take place.

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