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Government Section :: Page 4

  • White nationalist fliers removed from village stop signs

    Five stop signs on and near the Antioch College campus were defaced with white nationalist fliers overnight between Sunday, Aug. 27, and Monday, Aug. 28, according to Yellow Springs police.

  • Broad slate of candidates as village, township races kick off

    Local voters will have a broad slate of candidates from which to choose in the Nov. 7 general election races for Yellow Springs Mayor, Village Council, Board of Education and Miami Township Trustees.

  • Village Council — CBE engineering contract approved

    At its Aug. 21 regular meeting, Village Council unanimously approved a contract for engineering services on the Village-owned property known as the CBE on the western edge of Yellow Springs.

  • Bike trails to temporarily close in September for maintenance

    (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Nearly $133,000 from the Transportation Administration Funds administered through the Ohio Department of Transportation and the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission will be invested into the maintenance of Greene County’s paved trails managed by Greene County Parks & Trails (GCP&T) with a crack filling and seal coating project scheduled for September.

  • Meter man Upchurch on the mend

    Village meter reader Brian Upchurch, a 1984 graduate of Yellow Springs High School, is recuperating at home after sustaining serious injuries in a car accident June 23 while on the job. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Yellow Springs native and Village meter reader Brian Upchurch may not befriend everyone he meets, but it’s not for lack of effort on his part.

  • Alleged killers’ rights were violated, attorneys state

    Judges in the upcoming murder trial of the alleged killers of Yellow Springs roofer Skip Brown and his friend and neighbor Sherri Mendenhall must first decide whether critical evidence should be allowed.

  • Village races robust as filing nears

    One week remains before the Aug. 9 filing deadline for local political races, and competition is heating up.

  • Council eyes option for smaller, denser housing

    Recently Village Council considered a new zoning category for small homes that encourage community.

  • Brown water still present in some areas of village

    Brown water continues to show up in areas around the village.

    The new 16-inch water main is now functional, but the brown water has continued to be present in areas throughout the village. 

  • Village crew leader Johnnie Burns — Recognition for job well done

    Johnnie Burns, right, the Village of Yellow Springs superintendent of electric and water distribution, recently received a Larry Hobart “Seven Hats” award from the the American Association of Public Power, a national award honoring managers of small town utilities. Burns is shown here last Friday helping to reset an electric pole on Walnut Street knocked over by a fallen tree. At left is Kent Harding. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Johnnie Burns and his crew appeared in the middle of the road on Fairfield Pike, where the water had mysteriously stopped running. They first had to figure out what the problem was — was a pipe broken or frozen? — and then had to locate the pipe. It wasn’t easy.

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