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Feb
28
2021

Articles About local business

  • Millworks update— EnviroFlight to leave after 2022

    Glen Courtright, CEO and founder of EnviroFlight, monitored the local company’s new product, a natural fertilizer for vegetable gardens, flowers and lawns, as it passed through a sifter. The fertilizer is a byproduct of EnviroFlight’s proprietary process of producing insect-based fish food. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A sustainable feed company founded in Yellow Springs will likely depart the village for good two years from now. When that happens, Yellow Springs will lose 20 jobs and hundreds of thousands of dollars in utility payments and payroll taxes.

  • Millworks back on the market

    The local industrial park was listed last year after plans by its owners, Jessica Yamamoto and Antonio Molina, failed to come to fruition. The then-couple bought the four-acre property in late 2018 and the following year had it successfully rezoned to accommodate renovation and new construction.

  • 2020 Year in Review: Business

    2020 ushered in countless difficulties for the many small businesses that populate Yellow Springs. Restaurants endured challenges of meeting public health standards amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and shops had to cope with a decline in sales.

  • 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.

  • Gary waves goodbye— Wavelength Salon & Spa closes after 27 years

    The inability to maintain this closeness over the past six months of the ongoing pandemic helped Glaser make the decision to close Wavelength after 27 years.  The business closed in September.

  • Village merchants launch ‘Uplift YS’ fund

    Fearing the future of their shops, and the entire downtown, a group of merchants has banded together to launch the campaign in partnership with the Yellow Springs Community Foundation.

  • What’s the future of downtown?

    Even with the tentative openings, business-as-usual seems far off. Closed since at least mid-March, many local merchants remain worried about the health of their businesses.

  • Ohio reopens restaurants, bars

    Last Thursday, Ohio restaurants and bars got the go-ahead from Gov. Mike DeWine to resume outdoor dining on Friday, May 15. Indoor dining is permitted to restart the following week, on Thursday, May 21.

  • Back in business

    On Tuesday, May 12, several retailers around downtown Yellow Springs opened their doors to customers for the first time in nearly two months.

  • Retail reopening nears

    Starting on May 12, retail shops in the State of Ohio can reopen if they take certain safety precautions. But in Yellow Springs, not all stores are ready to fling open their doors to customers.