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  • New book: ‘Home Is the Prime Meridian’

    Local almanac writer Bill Felker, pictured here with a bound version of his daybook, recently published a collection of essays, "Home Is the Prime Meridian." (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Local almanac writer Bill Felker recently published a new book, “Home in the Prime Meridian,” collecting 40 lyric essays from his newspaper and radio pieces.

  • Cresco breaks ground for medical marijuana facillity

    Village and Cresco Labs leaders broke ground this morning at the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, land for a new facility for the cultimation of medical marijuana.

  • Sweet magic at Mills Lawn School

    Hagrid’s Hut won the People’s Choice award, and won third place from the judges. Shown above are creators Monica Hasek, Olivia Hasek, Corrie Van Ausdal and Tiger Jane Collins, Van Ausdal’s daughter. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The third annual Gingerbread Festival was held last Saturday’s at the Mills Lawn gym, sponsored by the Mills Lawn PTO.



  • A closer look at OFCC report

    Yellow Springs schools fall far short of facilities standards set by the state.
    A state assessment conducted last spring by consultants to the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission, or OFCC, found that nearly all major components and systems of local schools failed to meet state standards.

  • Village Council Regular Meeting

    Monday, December 18, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

  • Inspired by nature, and each other

    Ed Davis, poet, novelist and educator, will host the sixth annual Winter Solstice Poetry Reading on Friday, Dec. 8, at Glen Helen’s Vernet Ecological Center. Bomani Moyenda is one of 14 poets scheduled to read their original work as part of the Winter Solstice Poetry Reading, co-presented by Tecumseh Land Trust and Glen Helen Nature Preserve. (submitted photos)

    The Winter Solstice marks the astrological moment when humans experience the shortest period of daylight and the longest dark of night. But it also signals the end of deepening darkness, as light begins to lengthen incrementally each day until June.

  • 70 years of Christmas trees

    A Yellow Springs News photo from December 1973 shows resident Ethel Bender and her son, Michael, with the Christmas tree they selected at that year’s School Forest Festival. (Photo courtesy of Scott Sanders, Antiochiana)

    Now a Yellow Springs holiday tradition, and arguably the high school’s most popular extra-curricular activity, School Forest is celebrating its 70th annual outing this year.


    Project Advisory Committee to support creation of Active Transportation Plan

  • Marijuana grower ready to move ahead — State approves Cresco Labs

    Last week, the state of Ohio approved Cresco Labs Ohio LLC as one of 12 recipients of a license for the large-scale cultivation of medical marijuana. The approval means that by next spring Yellow Springs will likely have a medical marijuana cultivating business on the western edge of the village.