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  • Statewide “tax holiday” for back-to-school purchases

    Ohio's S.B. 243 enacted a one-time sales tax holiday to occur only in 2015. The holiday starts on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. and ends on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Back-to-school shoppers hoping to cash in on special sales this weekend will find a bit more change in their pockets, as certain purchases will not be taxed.

  • Friends Music Camp concert on Saturday

    Campers and staff from Friends Music Camp present their annual Yellow Springs concert this Saturday, July 25, at 7:30 at Mills Lawn gym. Last year's concern is shown above.

    The annual Yellow Springs concert by Friends Music Camp campers and staff takes place this Saturday, July 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Mills Lawn gym.

  • Nikki Giovanni to speak at Antioch Writers Workshop

    Poet Nikki Giovanni will be the keynote speaker for the Antioch Writers Workshop this Saturday, July 11, at 7 p.m. at Antioch University Midwest.

    Poet Nikki Giovanni will give the keynote address of the Antioch Writers Workshop this Saturday, July 11, at Antioch University Midwest.

  • Clarence Jones to give commencement address

    Dr. Clarence B. Jones will give Antioch College's 2015 commencement address. (Photo by Michael Collopy)

    Dr. Clarence Jones will deliver the commencement address at Antioch College’s graduation this Saturday, June 20.

  • Water Alert

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    Due to a faulty valve in the water distribution system causing a short interruption in water service in the area south of Herman Street this morning, it is necessary for the Village to issue a boil advisory for Herman Street and all streets south.

  • Antioch School stages “Alice in Wonderland”

    In front, from left, Felix Buehrig as Alice is pulled down the rabbit hole by White Rabbit Galen Sieck while, in second row, Sarah Gansz, the Cheshire Cat, grins, March Hare Selah Griffin and Dormouse Lida Boutis look on and Samantha Snyder, also Alice, is greeting Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, Zay Crawford and Timmy Bold. In back left, Ibi Chappelle, as Mad Hatter, is running late. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    On the 150th anniversary of the publication of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” Antioch School students will stage the play for their annual spring musical this weekend, May 1–2.

  • Mills Park Parking gets underway

    The new Mills Park Hotel addition, the Mills Park Parking, has begun to take shape. The 6-story tower can accommodate up to 80 cars and will host a rotating roof-top restaurant. (Photo by F. Stop Fitzgerald)

    Villagers have wondered why the new hotel is being built so close to Xenia Avenue, as there seems to be plenty of space in back. The answer’s rather pragmatic.

  • Exercise body and soul at Wellness Center

    A handsome villager prepares for a game of racquetball — with a twist.

    On April 1, the Wellness Center announced that it would expand its offerings, seeking to provide members with new ways of exercising that go beyond caring for their physical forms.

  • WYSO Radio to go “all-community”

    The vast majority of WYSO's uniqueness has always come from volunteers. And so has the cost savings. (PHoto by F. Stop Fitzgerald)

    On the first of this month, WYSO will begin to rely exclusively on its 1,200-plus recently-trained Community Voices Corps.

  • Beaver-deceivers to beaver believers

    The great, almost mythical Castorimorpha megaloenochae made a rare and bloody daytime appearance Wednesday morning. (Photo by Al Whet)

    What started out as an ecologist’s dream ended up a nightmare mired in mud, myth and misery.

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