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  • 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?

  • Efficiency program benefits businesses in many ways

    Local businesses looking to save money by cutting their fuel use now have an extra incentive to do so. Money that began as a fine against the Village for buying power from a polluting coal plant is coming home to help Yellow Springs businesses get energy-efficient.

  • Village lawsuit to soon go to trial

    After two years of discussion and official mediation, the legal dispute between the Village of Yellow Springs and a local property owner over the extension of Village water service to a property on Hyde Road has not been resolved.

  • Levy sails with 65% of vote

    Yellow Springs voters gave an emphatic thumbs-up to the Village five-year property tax levy renewal, with 65 percent of voters approving the levy and almost 35 percent rejecting it at the polls on Tuesday, May 3.

  • Here come the solar panels

    If all goes as planned, Yellow Springs will be on the road to producing solar energy by the end of this year, following a significant Village Council vote at its May 2 meeting.

  • Solar financing expected soon

    If the Village finalizes a contract with SolarVision, LLC to develop a solar farm, millions of dollars in outside financing will be used to construct and maintain the project.

  • Seek the fire-and-rescue life?

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue welcomes new volunteers with a desire to serve their community at times of critical need. Shown above are FF/EMT Jason Powell, left, and FF/EMT Jeremy Rea “rescuing” Dave Meister (trainee) during Ropes Rescue training. (Submitted Photo)

    Alex Wendt came to Miami Townsip Fire-Rescue to do something to serve the community and because he wanted to see what the life of a firefighter was about.

  • Levy passes handily

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    The Yellow Springs property tax levy renewal passed by a wide margin on Tuesday, May 3, with 65

  • YS officer honored for child advocacy

    Yellow Springs Police Officer Naomi Penrod was honored April 28 for her work with abused and neglected children. She received a "Child Advocate of the Year" award from Greene County Children Services. She's shown at the awards breakfast with Yellow Springs Police Chief John Grote and Village Administrative Assistant Ruthe Ann Lillich. (Submitted photo)

    Yellow Springs Police Officer Naomi Penrod was honored April 28 by the Greene County Children Services with a “Child Advocate of the Year” award for her work with abused and neglected children.

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