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Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 4

  • Wheeling Gaunt’s legacy lives on

    Wheeling Gaunt’s generosity perseveres in a 126-year-old tradition of the delivery of flour to local widows and widowers at the holidays — a stipulation in Gaunt’s will when he bequeathed the land that is now Gaunt Park to the Village.

  • Village Council— Deficit budget moves ahead

    The Village of Yellow Springs plans to spend about a million dollars more than it takes in next year. As a result, general fund reserves are set to drop to their lowest level in recent years.

  • Chappelle to buy former fire station in Yellow Springs for comedy club

    Nationally known comedian and local resident Dave Chappelle is purchasing the former Miami Township fire station with plans to open a comedy club in Yellow Springs.

  • Solar ‘canopy’ eyed for parking lot

    Initial plans call for a solar canopy at the John Bryan Community Center. The covered pavilion would feature a solar roof with at least a 200-kilowatt capacity, with vehicle parking and event space underneath.

  • Outside investigation complete— Officer violated no policies

    Yellow Springs Police Officer Dave Meister was presented with a commendation for exceptional service in the line of duty. (News archive photo by Lauren Heaton)

    At issue was whether YSPD Officer Dave Meister violated Village policy and state law by allegedly telling a citizen that a fellow officer, Paige Burge, referred to some attendees of the weekly Black Lives Matter rallies as an “angry mob.”

  • Utility-scale solar project moves ahead

    A utility-scale solar project southeast of Yellow Springs is moving forward, and so is a grassroots effort to stop it.

  • Village to buy land for bike path

    The Village of Yellow Springs is moving forward with plans to purchase three acres of land at Yellow Springs High School for a bike trail to Agraria, Community Solutions’ farm west of the village.

  • Local COVID-19 response— Village steps up enforcement

    As the third wave of the coronavirus rages through the state and county, the Village of Yellow Springs is cracking down on behaviors that could further spread COVID-19 in town.

  • Village Council— Budget to ‘burn through’ reserves

    There’s money to spend, but not for long. That was the message from Village of Yellow Springs officials, who plan to dip into reserves to cover $1 million in deficit spending next year.

  • Gov. DeWine imposes curfew

    At a press conference on Tuesday, Nov. 17, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced that the state was imposing a curfew to help curb the “dramatic” spread of COVID-19 in the state.