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Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 20
The barricades and signs along Short, South Walnut and Limestone streets were taken down earlier this week as a three-week temporary transportation project downtown came to an end.
The Village of Yellow Springs is now gathering opinions and observations of the traffic trial in hopes of deciding on a permanent solution for the area. An online survey closes after Nov. 23.
Using data obtained from the Ohio Department of Transportation, the News created this map showing where most vehicle accidents occur in and around the village.
On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Yellow Springs voters narrowly rejected a measure to make several amendments to the Village Charter, according to unofficial final results from the Greene County Board of Elections.
On Tuesday, Nov. 5, local voters returned Lisa Kreeger and Marianne MacQueen to Village Council, according to unofficial final results from the Greene County Board of Elections.
The EPA came to share the status of the environmental cleanup at Vernay Laboratories’ former rubber manufacturing plant on Dayton Street and to hear from citizens on the proposed remedy.
The culmination of a two-decade long process, in June Vernay submitted its latest proposal to clean up contamination associated with its operations. The EPA is in the process of reviewing the plan and is interested in hearing from the public as it does, according to the site’s Technical Project Manager, Renee Wawczak, at the meeting.
Yellow Springs has an opportunity to strengthen its stance as a welcoming community with our upcoming vote on a charter amendment that would give any Yellow Springs resident, citizen or noncitizen, the right to vote on municipal matters.
With barricades, cones, signs and new parking stripes in place, the Village of Yellow Springs began a three-week traffic change on Monday.
During the experiment, the Village will test a new traffic pattern around Mills Lawn Elementary School, with South Walnut Street now one way from Short Street to Limestone Street, Short Street one way westbound and no left turns allowed from South Walnut onto Limestone.
Two decades have passed since extensive contamination was discovered at the former rubber manufacturing facility. Under order from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Vernay has taken steps to stem the flow of contaminants in the groundwater under residential neighborhoods.
This year’s Guide presents recent articles and material from our archives to highlight the brave local activists working for a more just, fair and sustainable world.
The Yellow Springs Police Department officially closed its case last week in the December 2018 fatal shooting of local resident Kenneth Livingston.