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Government Section :: Page 26

  • Police investigate burglaries

    Last Friday morning, April 19, the Yellow Springs Police Department issued a Hyper Reach alert to all village residents, informing villagers of a rash of burglaries that have occurred in the village with increasing frequency over the past four months.

  • Zoning code topic of special Council meeting

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    Village Council will gather at a special meeting this Monday, April 29, at 7 p.m. at Council chambers to consider the recently updated zoning code, which has been in front of Planning Commission for the past several months.

  • Village Council— ‘Local dispatch worth cost’

    Forty-five villagers gathered in Village Council chambers Monday night, many there to talk about their strong desire to maintain a local dispatch service at the Yellow Springs Police Department. A dozen people spoke, including long-time police officer Al Pierce, who talked about the value of the personal and called the village’s two full-time and five part-time dispatchers the “magnificent seven,” who hold the department together.

  • Yellow Springs police announce rash of burglaries

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    The Yellow Springs Police Department urged villagers to lock their windows and doors after a series of local burglaries that have taken place within the past week and a half.

  • Village Council— How fast to move on water sourcing?

    An ongoing discussion on the sourcing of Yellow Springs water continued at Village Council’s April 1 meeting, with Council President Judith Hempfling suggesting that more time is needed to decide how best to source local water.

  • Barr house to disappear in a controlled burn

    The historic house on the Barr property downtown will be burned in a training exercise this month, according to Miami Township Fire Chief Colin Altman at Village Council’s April 1 meeting.

  • Tour Springfield and YS water plants

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    Villagers are invited to tour the Springfield and Yellow Springs water treatment plants on Friday, April 5, ahead of a Council decision on water sourcing.

  • The pros and cons of local dispatch

    One evening when Teresa Newsome was on duty as dispatcher at the Yellow Springs Police Department, she received a call from a worried villager. The woman’s elderly husband, who had some dementia, had taken a walk and, after several hours, not returned. Newsome knew both the woman and her husband, and she dispatched a police officer to look for the man.

  • Village Council— West Nile spraying nixed

    Yellow Springs will not be sprayed with insecticide this summer in response to the presence of West Nile Virus-infected mosquitos, unless the health department determines the village is in a state of emergency. Rather, mosquito control will involve working with villagers to eliminate mosquito breeding sites and the use of larvicide to kill the insect larvae.

  • Village Council— Dispatch on chopping block

    How important is it to villagers to have local police dispatchers? Village Council members want to hear from the community.

    “We need to hear from citizens how valued our current system is. Is money more important?” said Council member Rick Walkey at Council’s March 18 ­meeting.