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Articles About Village of Yellow Springs

  • 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.

  • The powers that tree

    On the cold snowy evening of Dec. 1, Village leaders and a handful of onlookers gathered in the usual area to light the village holiday tree with strands of colorful lights.

  • Power outage planned in Yellow Springs

    "Peak shaving" means that if the village can "shave" energy from peak usage, the village electrical rates may go down next year. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Village of Yellow Springs announced on Nov. 11 that there will be a planned power outage for the entire Village from 11 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, to 3 a.m. on Friday Nov., 13.

  • Trick or treat in Yellow Springs canceled; other activities set

    The Halloween fun begins this weekend with the seventh annual Zombie Walk. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    On Tuesday, Sept. 29, the Village of Yellow Springs announced that it would not set an official Beggars Night date for the village due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

  • Village eyes more recycling options

    The Rumpke recycling facility outside of Cincinnati processes up to 55 tons of recyclables per day. The incoming materials are sorted by hand, then sorted further through a series of complicated mechanical processes. The Green Environmental Coalition recently organized a tour of the recycling center and landfill. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Garbage and recycling collection rates are set to rise, and maybe more than usual. That’s because the Village is considering supplemental recycling options for the community.

  • Beggar’s Night bonfires canceled due to high winds

    Ghouls, ghosts and goblins will run amok in town once again on Halloween night, Oct. 31, 6–8 p.m., stopping at various locations around town to partake in cider and hot dogs around bonfires. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Village of Yellow Springs had canceled Beggar’s Night bonfires due to concerns over high winds.

  • Diversity, inclusion efforts at the Village— Understanding implicit bias

    Over the last six months, employees of the Village attended trainings to create a more inclusive and diverse work environment and improve cultural competency at the Village.

  • YSPD Officer Meister faces termination

    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)

    Yellow Springs Police Officer David Meister faces possible termination after Village administration alleged he may have violated policy by not responding to a fatal shooting in the village last month.

  • Village urges return of state surplus to municipalities

    Yellow Springs, along with other municipalities in Ohio, is urging state leaders to return a $1147 million budget surplus, which the village hopes to use for infrastructure needs.

  • Meister, Village agree to enter into mediation

    The Village of Yellow Springs has agreed to enter into mediation with Yellow Springs Police Corporal Dave Meister, according to Village Solicitor Chris Conard this week, regarding a dispute over proposed disciplinary actions that has lasted more than a month.