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  • Village Council— Vote on natural gas coming

    The combined-cycle natural gas power plant, opening in Fremont, Ohio, in early 2012, will be owned and operated by the Village’s municipal power provider, AMP. (Submitted photo)

    Village Council will consider purchasing power from a new natural gas plant at its June 20 meeting in yet another decision affecting the town’s electricity portfolio and its carbon footprint.

  • Village Council— How much to cut back trees?

    At their June 6 meeting Village Council began a discussion of Village tree-trimming policy, sparked by the need to budget money for this year’s tree work.

  • Youths plead guilty to offense

    This week police charged five male youth from Yellow Springs and one from Beavercreek with committing a dangerous “prank” at the home of an Omar Circle resident early in the morning on June 7.

  • Village zoning code update to begin soon

    In recent years, a vision of how Yellow Springs should stay vital has emerged, expressed both in the recently revised Village Comprehensive Plan and last year’s visioning effort.

  • Village Council — Hard questions for green town

    Village Council addressed the issue whether the Village should sign a contract with American Municipal Power, or AMP, for participation in a natural gas plant in Fremont, Ohio.

  • Gardeners may get utilities break

    Yellow Springs gardeners will soon get a break on their Village utility bills if Council approves a new resolution at its next meeting.

  • Storms pass through village

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    Three storm systems charged through Yellow Springs on Wednesday evening, May 26. The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning in Greene County a little after 7 p.m. due to possible tornadic activity spotted by Doppler radar, but there were no actual tornado sightings, according to the NWS.

  • Sewer link-up moves ahead

    Morris Bean

    A project connecting the Morris Bean & Company foundry to the Village of Yellow Springs sanitary sewer system will likely be completed this year with the recent finding by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency that the project will not have a significant negative impact on the environment.

  • Council to vote on natural gas

    The challenge of meeting local energy needs with non-polluting energy sources presented itself in a new form to Village Council on May 16, as Council considered whether to use natural gas as an intermediate energy source.

  • Why so many voters?

    In last week’s special election, 1,088 local voters went to the polls out of 3,462 total registered voters in Yellow Springs, a turnout of 31 percent. But according to the 2010 Census, the village has a total adult population of only 2,799. How can the village have more registered voters than adults eligible to vote?

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