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  • Land auction preserves greenspace

    Community Solutions staff and boosters celebrated the nonprofit’s purchase of 128 acres, or about half, of the Arnovitz farm moments after the land auction closed last Thursday, March 16. Pictured, left to right, are Julia and Tim Honchel, Executive Director Susan Jennings, Board member Kat Walter, Maureen Dawn, Liz Merksy and MJ Gentile. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    It was standing room only when the auction of the Arnovitz family farm began last Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Beavercreek.

  • Task force urges taser changes

    At Village Council’s March 20 meeting, Council members approved recommendations from the Justice System Task Force, or JSTF, that would clarify taser use and training for local police officers, require Crisis Intervention Training for all officers, and put in place officer training on implicit bias. The action took place during an agenda-packed four-hour public meeting.

  • No. 1 waste is golden opportunity

    On average, humans use the bathroom five times per day and produce around 125 gallons of urine per year. Ordinarily, this urine is flushed away and forgotten, a routine task that nobody wants to think about any more than necessary.

  • Walk on water

    Forty-four second-graders walked 3.7 miles over two days to simulate the average walk that many women and children in developing countries must make on a daily basis to get water for everyday needs. (Photo by Robert Hasek)

    As part of their spring PBL, Mills Lawn School second-graders are studying water. They walked 3.7 miles over two days to simulate the average walk many must make around the world on a daily basis to get water.

  • MillWorks on the market

    MillWorks is up for sale. The 48,000 square-foot, four-acre business and industrial complex currently houses eight tenants, including several thriving local businesses. Longtime owners Rod and Ellen Hoover, Sandra Love and Sam Young are ready to sell after 25 years. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    MillWorks is up for sale. The four-acre industrial and office complex off Walnut Street along the bike path was put on the market March 7 by its longtime owners, local residents Rod and Ellen Hoover, Sandra Love and Sam Young.

  • Peaceful gathering

    For Peace Week at Mills Lawn School, the entire student body “chose peace” — gathering on school grounds to form a huge peace sign. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    This week is Peace Week at Mills Lawn School, and to celebrate, the student body “chose peace” — gathering on school grounds to form a huge peace sign, each student wearing a “Choose Peace” T-shirt.

  • Village Council Regular Meeting

    Monday, April 3, 2017 at 7 p.m.

  • BLOG — The Pharaoh’s Curse

    At the Great Escape Game in Beavercreek, (mostly) curse-free.

    Lauren “Chuck” Shows talks about escape rooms, parent-teacher conferences and the curse of needing to feel validated.

  • Local nonprofits to clean up bike trails

    (Photo by Jamie Holly, courtesy wikipedia, CC BY-SA 2.0)

    On April 1, “Local Nonprofit Community Give Back Day,” village nonprofit groups will gather to clean up the bike path.

  • BLOG-But Why?

    Some questions are hard to answer.

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