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Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 5

  • DeWine imposes curfew to slow “dramatic” COVID-19 spread

    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.

  • Totally wired

    Fiber optic cables were strung through Kieth’s Alley this week as part of a Village project to provide free WiFi to the downtown area using around $50,000 in coronavirus relief funds

  • Mural to honor Virginia Hamilton

    Local artist Pierre Nagley recently started painting a new mural honoring the life and works of famed local author Virginia Hamilton. The mural, located on the wall of the Yellow Springs News building, is being spearheaded by Help Us Make a Nation, or H.U.M.A.N., a recently revived local human rights organization founded here in the ’70s.

  • Indigenous water protector’s panel— A path to ‘re-indigenizing’ Antioch

    “We are on stolen land and we need to recognize that,” Jennifer Knickerbocker said to solemn applause at the start of a panel discussion last week during Antioch College’s Earth Week.

  • The 2020-21 Guide to Yellow Springs: downtown, then and now

    This year’s Guide to Yellow Springs examines the village’s downtown, a reflection of our authentic, offbeat, casual and creative counterculture values.

  • Village of YS— Free Wi-Fi downtown coming

    The Village of Yellow Springs is providing free Wi-Fi access downtown for a year in a pilot project that could eventually lead to community-owned broadband internet available throughout town.

  • Wintrow’s Chamber, village legacy— Making Yellow Springs a ‘destination’

    After 13 years at the helm of the Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce, Karen Wintrow will step down Friday, Oct. 23, ahead of a move to Greenwood Lake, N.Y., with her husband, Ted Donnell.

  • Council OKs land use plan

    At its Monday, Oct. 19, virtual meeting, Village Council unanimously approved a new comprehensive plan, which will guide the Village’s development and land use decisions through 2030.

  • Village Comprehensive Land Use Plan— Parking, Glass Farm changes

    A design for expanding parking around Mills Lawn was removed from the Village’s draft comprehensive land use plan during Village Council’s Oct. 5 virtual meeting.

  • Fire station sale still pending

    The community might not know who bought the old Miami Township fire station on Corry Street for another two months.