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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • SIDEBAR: Yellow Springs Water Rate Hike

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

  • 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.

  • Village Council on water sourcing — Plant upgrade less expensive

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    Renovating the existing Village water plant is doable and less expensive than the other two options being considered for sourcing local water, according to a presentation at Village Council’s Feb. 3 meeting.

  • SIDEBAR: More CBE delay

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    It will be several months before Council decides whether to fund the CBE infrastructure, according to Interim Manager Kent Bristol at Monday’s Council meeting.

  • Search for new village manager begins

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    At Village Council’s Jan. 21 meeting, Council member Brian Housh presented recommendations for the process and timeline for the upcoming Village manager search.

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