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Government Section :: Page 2

  • Village solar field goes online

    Rows of shiny new solar panels on the Glass Farm are the latest and most visible symbol of the Village of Yellow Springs’ commitment to green energy.

  • School board candidates — Hopefuls differ on facilities, PBL

    Last Wednesday and Thursday, more than 100 people per night attended the annual Candidates Night forums, presented by the James A. McKee Association, to spotlight candidates for local office. Shown above is the Thursday night audience for candidates for Miami Township Trustee, from left on stage, Mark Crockett, Don Hollister and Lamar Sparcklen. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Last week, local candidates for school board presented their qualifications and answered questions at the annual Candidates Night Forum sponsored by the James A. McKee Association. On Wednesday, Oct. 18, candidates Steve Conn, Dawn Johnson, Steve McQueen and Aïda Merhemic presented their qualifications and answered audience questions. The four candidates are seeking the three open seats on the board.

  • Fire department a trustee priority

    The anticipated new fire station and the continuing health of the local fire and rescue squad, which serves village as well as Miami Township residents, were leading concerns expressed during the Oct. 19 James A. McKee Association-sponsored candidates forum.

  • Nuanced differences — Mayoral candidates speak

    At last Wednesday’s Candidates Night forum, the four candidates for Yellow Springs mayor — Pam Conine, Laura Curliss, Cathy Price and Gerry Simms — offered nuanced differences on issues, but obvious distinctions in terms of personal style and expertise.

  • Focus on affordability, development — Council candidates’ priorities

    Issues of affordability and economic development dominated the discussion Thursday, Oct. 19, as the six candidates for Yellow Springs Village Council spoke at the second of two candidate forums organized by the James A. McKee Association in advance of the Nov. 7 election.

  • Yellow Springs News 2017 Voter’s Guide

    Precinct Map and polling location, 2017.

    This voter’s guide contains information about the local candidates and issues that will appear on the Nov. 7 ballot for Yellow Springs and Miami Township residents.

  • Local man charged with assault

    A local man has been charged with felonious assault following an incident on South High Street on the afternoon of Wednesday, Oct. 26

  • Witnesses help stop reported attack on South High Street

    Yellow Springs residents helped stop an apparent attack on a woman yesterday, Oct. 25, in the 300 block of South High Street. Two women were reportedly attacked, with non-life-threatening injuries.

  • Villagers asked to weigh in — Housing survey launched

    Yellow Springs residents are being asked by Village government to take part in a survey about local housing and housing needs.

  • Four mayoral candidates offer varied visions for position

    This is the last in a series of articles featuring candidates for local office on Nov. 7. This article’s focus is the four candidates running for the seat of longtime mayor David Foubert. 

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