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  • Police story: crime and the village

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    Earlier this month two vehicles were stolen, 10 more were broken into. Last year nine local residences were burglarized. But more commonly, however, the Yellow Springs Police Department deals with complaints of barking dogs, loud music and stolen bicycles.

  • Ethics group says no conflict for Wintrow

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    The Ohio Board of Ethics determined last week that Council President Karen Wintrow does not have a conflict of interest regarding the Center for Business and Education, and is free to discuss and vote on CBE-related issues.

  • Miami Township Fire-Rescue squad gets accredited

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue volunteers, from left, Joe Panuto, Anthony Cascio, Nick Miller-Jacobson and Cayden DeFusco are among the first EMT students to take classes at the department as an accredited training center. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Volunteerism may have dwindled over the past 50 years, but no where is it felt more seriously as a matter of life and death than in small town fire and EMS departments across the country. Miami Township Fire-Rescue is no exception.

  • SIDEBAR: Focus on mental health in the community

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    This spring, the Human Relations Commission, or HRC, will launch a series of programs aimed at educating villagers on mental health issues and finding better ways to help those in the community who deal with these concerns.

  • SIDEBAR: Yellow Springs Water Rate Hike

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    Vilage Council members agreed on a 15 percent increase in Village water rates.

  • Schenck incident prompts concerns— Crisis training for police supported

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    In recent years, area police officers have noticed a change in their work, as their calls more frequently involve people with mental health issues.

  • Yellow Springs Utility funds show deficits

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    At their Feb. 3 meeting, Village Council members heard that, in the projected 2014 Village budget, most of the Village enterprise (or utility) funds — the water fund, sewer fund and solid waste funds — show deficit spending.

  • Yellow Springs police look into stolen vehicles

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    Two vehicles were stolen last week from residences in the northeast quandrant of the village, and about 10 more were entered or burglarized in the same general area.

  • Ethics group says, no conflict

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    Village Council President Karen Wintrow does not have a conflict of interest on issues relating to the Center for Business and Education, the Ohio Board of Ethics recently ruled.

  • YSPD warns village about recent vehicle break-ins

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    YSPD Police Chief Anthony Pettiford alerted the News this morning that the village has experienced a rash of vehicle break-ins in recent days, amounting to 15 break-ins.

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