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  • Gaunt Park Pool hours change

    Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 22, the Gaunt Park Pool will change its open hours during the week.

  • Council votes down streetscape plan, supports fracking ban

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    Village Council made two unexpected decisions at its Aug. 20 meeting, voting in favor of a municipal ban on fracking and injection wells, and against a controversial street scape redesign project.

  • 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.

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