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  • Post office changes likely

    As the U.S. Postal Service begins closing 2,000 postal stations and branches around the country and reshuffling its staff, some local residents are worried about impacts to the Yellow Springs Post Office and their mail delivery.

  • Village Council — Levy monies spent as promised

    At their Jan. 18 meeting Village Council members unanimously approved a resolution to place a renewal of the Village 8.4 mill property tax operating levy on the ballot in May.

  • Council says no to fluoride

    At their meeting Tuesday, Jan. 18, members of Village Council voted to discontinue the practice of putting fluoride in Yellow Springs water.

  • Village to seek levy renewal

    Village Council will seek a renewal rather than a reduction of its current property tax levy on the May ballot, Council members stated at their Jan. 3 meeting.

  • Village officers’ daily duty dangerous

    Naomi Penrod does her best to keep the duties of her job as a Yellow Springs Police officer in perspective. She keeps a photo of her daughter on her clipboard to remind her that while it is her job to keep the community safe, her goal at the end of every day is to get back home to her little girl.

  • Council urged to make low-cost homes efficient

    In Village Council’s first discussion of a draft agreement for a proposed affordable housing project at its Jan. 3 meeting, Council was urged to require from the developer tighter energy efficient building practices than currently specified.

  • Village Council— Year ends with transitions

    2011 Year in review: Village Council

  • Increase in need seen among villagers

    According to the Village Utility Department Clerk Susie Butler, as of this week 181 local households are over 60 days behind in their utility bills.

  • Housing needs study considered

    Whether or not to hire a consultant to develop a housing needs assessment for Yellow Springs was a topic at Village Council’s Dec. 6 meeting.

  • 2011 Village budget considered

    The proposed 2011 Village budget is a “fiscally prudent document” that allows the Village to pursue several critical capital projects in the upcoming year, according to Village Manager Mark Cundiff.