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  • Council poised to hire Curliss

    Laura Curliss will leave her position as Village manager. (News file photo)

    Yellow Springs Village Council is poised to vote on whether to hire Interim Manager Laura Curliss as the Village’s permanent manager following its regular June 4 meeting.

  • Karen Wintrow honored— A local and regional thinker

    Village Council member Karen Wintrow received the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission’s annual Regional Stewardship Award last month. An MVRPC board and committee member, Wintrow received the award because of her efforts to improve the Dayton region and because she’s a “regional thinker.” (Submitted photo)

    When Karen Wintrow isn’t thinking about Yellow Springs, she’s thinking about the Dayton region. For that work, Wintrow received the group’s annual Regional Stewardship Award last month.

  • June 1 deadline for wind, bike project

    At Council’s May 7 meeting, Council members continued discussion on both issues, one a project aimed to make the village more attractive to cyclists, and the other adding more renewable energy to the Village energy portfolio.

  • 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?

The forecast for 45387 by WP Wunderground