- Home ▼
- Subscribe ▼
- E-edition ▶︎
- Advertise ▼
- Submissions ▼
- Calendars ▼
- Business Listings ▼
- Classifieds ▼
Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 2
No Airbnb can be located within 500 feet of another one, according to legislation Council passed at its regular meeting on Monday, July 19.
At its regular meeting on July 6, Village Council unanimously approved the creation of a local building department. Two ordinances — one for residential permits and the other for commercial — were passed as an emergency.
Once renovated, the Lumber Co. Market & Eatery, at 108 Cliff Street, would transform what is currently a storage facility along the bike path into an open public space where villagers and visitors can shop, dine and work.
Oberer, a Miamisburg semi-custom home builder, owns 55 acres at the southern end of Spillan Road, with 17 acres already within village limits. Oberer plans to build 138 housing units, with houses expected to start at $280,000.
Named after a lyric in the civil rights standard, “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” local public radio station WYSO’s new series, “Loud As the Rolling Sea,” brings to the airwaves stories of African American life in mid-20th century Yellow Springs.
Villagers who are maintaining a natural landscape of native grasses and plants in their yard no longer have to comply with height limits on their plantings.However, those who simply “let their yards go” must pull the noxious weeds likely growing there and keep grasses to nine inches, or less.
After three years, the Wheeling Gaunt sculpture is nearing completion. Anticipating a September unveiling, Village Council heard about plans for the sculpture’s placement in a downtown park at its June 21 regular meeting.
Villager Matt Kirk has purchased the Corner Cone Dairy Bar and Grill, with plans to reopen the longtime ice cream stand next month.
Should the Village of Yellow Springs public officials and employees comply with the bare minimum ethics rules set by the State of Ohio, or hold themselves to a higher standard?
With most pandemic restrictions now lifted and summer in full swing, downtown Yellow Springs has been packed with visitors on recent weekends. But the influx of tourists has brought a problem: new street vendors and buskers setting up shop and clogging sidewalks.