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Government Section :: Page 3

  • Vote on property tax levy renewal slated

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    Village voters will see a renewal of the Village property tax levy on the March 15 primary ballot.

  • Yellow Springs water plant cost goes up

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    The estimated cost of the new Village water plant increased during recent negotiations with the construction firm Council is hiring to build the plant.

  • MTFR to recognize new and retiring volunteers

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    Miami Township Fire-Rescue, or MTFR, invites the public to its staff recognition, promotion and swearing in ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m.

  • Oh, deer. Guess what’s for dinner?

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    On Jan. 8, at 2:30 a.m., a motorist struck and killed a deer on Xenia Avenue. The officer who responded attended not only to the frazzled driver but also to the unfortunate deer, which was dead upon impact. The officer moved it from the shoulder to the berm, but what to do with the carcass?

  • Village Council 2016 goals—Sidewalks, energy, housing

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    At their Feb. 1 meeting, Village Council members continued a Council discussion of goals for 2016.

  • BCI’s fact finding in misconduct charges is finished

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    The fact-finding investigation by the Bureau of Criminal Investigation, or BCI, into alleged misconduct by a longtime Yellow Springs police officer has ended and the results turned over to a prosecutor.

  • Downtown businesses to be affected by brief electric outage on Saturday

    Village crews will switch out Xenia Avenue electric meters in the early morning of Saturday, Jan. 16, so downtown business owners are advised to turn off all electronic equipment at closing time on Jan. 15.

    On Saturday morning, Jan. 16, downtown businesses can expect to have their electricity out for about five minutes when Xenia Avenue electric meters are switched out by Village crews.

  • Village puts Nipper on leave during investigation

    Village Manager Patti Bates confirmed today that longtime police officer Dennis Nipper was placed on administrative leave Dec. 22 pending the results of an investigation. Nipper's wife, Jane Nipper, was charged with disorderly conduct on the same day.

    Longtime Yellow Springs Police Officer Dennis Nipper was placed on administrative leave on Dec. 22 pending the completion of an investigation.

  • Police alert villagers to scam calls

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    Villagers should ignore scam calls reportedly from the IRS.

  • 2015 Election Results — Two returned to Township

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    In a close race for the full four-year term as Miami Township trustee, longtime incumbent Chris Mucher reclaimed his seat, just 143 votes ahead of challenger Don Hollister, while Zoe Van Eaton-Meister trailed.