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  • Man stabbed at Gaunt Park early Monday morning


    A Yellow Springs resident was stabbed several times while walking in Gaunt Park in the early morning hours Monday, Sept. 28.

  • Village Council— Clean Ohio grant discussed


    A vote on a proposed Clean Ohio grant application for the Glass Farm wetland was expected at Village Council’s Sept. 8 meeting, but members agreed to take action in response to environmental concerns first.

  • Deceased man identified


    Yellow Springs police confirmed that the body of a local man was found dead this morning in a car parked on Winter Street. The death appeared to be from natural causes.

  • 2015 local election— Council, Trustees races robust

    Candidates for Village Council (*Denotes incumbent)

    A week after the filing deadline for candidates, this fall’s races for Village Council and Miami Township Trustee look robust, while the school board contest is decidedly calmer, with no challengers for two incumbents. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.

  • More street work in October


    Having completed the first phase of its water distribution system upgrade this spring, the Village is poised to begin phase II of the project in late October of this year.

  • Village Council — Home, Inc. and Township partner


    In the latest bid to acquire the former Wright State Physicians Clinic property on Xenia Avenue, Yellow Springs Home, Inc. and Miami Township are partnering on a joint venture to site both affordable senior housing and a new fire station in town.

  • U.S. Route 68 closure scheduled for culvert work


    U.S. Route 68 will be closed for five days for culvert replacement work just north of SR 343.

  • Village Council race heats up


    With just two weeks to go before the Aug. 5 filling deadline, seven villagers have thrown their hats in the ring for three open seats on Village Council in the Nov. 3 elections.

  • Local officer cleared of charges


    During last week’s trial in the Greene County Court of Common Pleas, a Springfield prosecutor asked a jury to find Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod guilty of two criminal charges — assault and interfering with civil rights — following a November 5 incident in which Penrod forcibly took a camera away from a villager attempting to videotape an encounter with police.

  • 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.