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  • Village Council— First step toward CBE funding

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    At their Dec. 2 meeting, Village Council voted to get more information on funding options regarding the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, by approving two resolutions that open discussions with an underwriter and a bond counsel.

  • A mixed first year for Yellow Springs Police chief

    Yellow Springs Police Chief Anthony Pettiford is nearing the completion of his first year in office. (News file photo)

    With just about a year under his belt as Yellow Springs police chief, Anthony Pettiford has made some strides and suffered a few setbacks.

  • Village Council — Funding for CBE explored

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    At their Nov. 18 meeting, Village Council members agreed to begin exploring options for funding the infrastructure of the Center for Business and Education, or CBE.

  • Wintrow, Housh, MacQueen win Council

    Karen Wintrow, Brian Housh and Marianne MacQueen (submitted photos)

    An exceptionally large slate of candidates led to an exceptionally close race in the election for Yellow Springs Village Council. Incumbent Karen Wintrow and newcomers Brian Housh and Marianne MacQueen all came within single digits of each other in the race.

  • Human error caused pool herbicide scare

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    Misinformation, a lack of communication and poor judgement all contributed to the gross overuse of a herbicide at the Gaunt Park pool in June, according to an investigation report presented to Village Council at Monday night’s meeting.

  • BCI ends Schenck investigation

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    On Tuesday, Nov. 12, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine came to the Bryan Center to present the findings of his office’s investigation of the shooting incident on July 31 that ended in the death of local resident Paul E. Schenck.

  • Merhemic, Scott, Conn on school board

    Aïda Merhemic, Evan Scott and Steve Conn (submitted photos)

    Incumbent school board member Aïda Merhemic took the day at the polls winning the top number of votes to return her to the board along with two new members, Evan Scott and Steven Conn. Merhemic won 1,027 votes, or 23.7 percent of the total, while Scott had 954 votes and Conn had 940, about 22 percent each.

  • Crockett, Eastman Township Trustees

    Mark Crockett and John Eastman (submitted photos)

    Incumbent Mark Crockett and challenger John Eastman were elected as Miami Township Trustees on Tuesday. Both will serve four-year terms, joining Trustee Chris Mucher on the three-person board. Crockett was returned to the seat he has held for the last 12 years. He was the race’s only incumbent as longtime Trustee Lamar Spracklen, whose term […]

  • Exit polls show local concerns

    A robust turnout was reported by election officials on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 5, when villagers and Miami Township residents for the first time voted at Antioch University Midwest. Villagers voted on candidates for Village Council and school board, and village and township voters weighed in on Miami Township trustees. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Who wins the Village Council, school board and trustee races in the 2013 general election will suggest how the political winds are blowing in Yellow Springs and Miami Township. Harder to parse out will be why any particular candidate won.

  • Attorney General DeWine Announces Conclusion of Yellow Springs Investigation

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    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) has completed its investigation into the July officer-involved shooting death of a Village resident.

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