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Government Section :: Page 2

  • Council’s take on policing


    Village Council members voiced some common themes at a work session Monday, July 20, as they took their turn to voice opinions about policing in Yellow Springs.

  • Village names internal water, wastewater supervisor

    New guy in charge. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    After eight years with the Village, Brad Ault was named superintendent of water and wastewater treatment last week.

  • Council race heats up


    Interested citizens have two weeks left to pick up petitions at the Greene County Board of Elections and join the races for three open seats on Village Council, two on school board and two on Township Trustees.

  • Penrod found not guilty


    Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod was found not guilty of assault, interfering with civil rights and disorderly conduct after a three-day trial at the Greene county Court of Common Pleas.

  • Yellow Springs Village Council plans policing talk


    Village Council members had a tough time at their meeting this week settling on a format for their local policing discussion, scheduled to take place Monday, July 20.

  • Few newcomers in fall election races


    With only a month to go before the filing deadline, several incumbents and only two newcomers have shown interest in November’s election for Village Council, Yellow Springs Board of Education and Miami Township Trustees.

  • Rope rescue in Clifton Gorge


    The Miami Township Fire-Rescue squad pulled a Centerville youth from the Clifton Gorge after she fell 30–60 feet into the “narrows” on Tuesday evening, June 23.

  • Miami Township budgets ambulance


    The 2016 Miami Township tax budget includes funds for the purchase of a new ambulance and a command vehicle for the Miami Township Fire-Rescue squad.

  • Celebrate the Fourth in the village

    The annual Fourth of July fireworks display, postponed this year due to bad weather, will take place this Saturday, Aug. 31, at 9 p.m. at Gaunt Park.

    The annual Fourth of July parade starts Saturday, July 4, at 3 p.m. at Friend’s Care Center, with the evening fireworks later that night at 9:30 p.m.

  • Peak shaving? And I’ve got a beard…

    "Peak shaving" means that if the village can "shave" energy from our peak usage, the village electrical rates may go down next year. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Just what is peak shaving? It begs both snarky and serious answers.