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Yellow Springs lost an additional 7.3 percent of its population in the last decade, continuing a 40-year population plummet.

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  • Cresco Labs facility taking shape

    Cresco Labs is in the midst of constructing a 50,000-square-foot marijuana cultivation facility in the village. Construction is on schedule, although the company is waiting for the state to decide on a processing application so the company can also produce oils, tinctures, patches and edibles onsite. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Construction continues apace at Cresco Labs in Yellow Springs, as the first medical marijuana grower in Ohio to break ground on a cultivation facility looks to become the first to bring its product to the state’s new medical marijuana market, which opens Sept. 8.

  • Rose and Sal Company Mercantile — More than an antique store

    The Rose and Sal Company Mercantile is now open for business at 136 Dayton St. in Yellow Springs at the former location of Atomic Fox.

  • Line forms soon for Record Store Day

    The third weekend of April brings with it Record Store Day, which Josh Castleberry, owner of Toxic Beauty Records, attributes with the exposure that put his store on the map. (Photo by Will Drewing)

    The third weekend of April brings with it Record Store Day, the Saturday when vinyl fans celebrate record store culture and flock to independent record stores to get their pick of limited release albums.

  • There’s nothing ordinary for this veterinarian

    Veterinarian Scott Hosket in 2005: at left, talking with Randy Rife about one of his sheep during visit to Rife’s Miami Township farm. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    It’s springtime, which means that local vet Scott Hosket, a busy man in any season, finds himself traveling on dirt roads late at night and getting even less sleep than usual.

  • Caribbean fare featured at Calypso Grill

    Yellow Springs’ newest restaurant, the Calypso Grill and Smokehouse, opens Thursday, March 22.

  • Secretary of Health and Human Services Azar dismisses medical marijuana

    U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar spoke at a treatment facility in Kettering for newborns suffering from opioid dependence on Friday. Flanking Azar is, left, foster mother Cyndi Swafford, and the center's founder and director Jill Kingston. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, visiting the Dayton area recently to learn about responses to the opioid crisis, said he sees no role for medical marijuana as a pain relief alternative to prescription opioids.

  • Blue Jacket closes, café remains

    Xenia’s Blue Jacket Books will close for good May 12, with a progressive sale beginning March 5. But Blue Jacket’s popular in-store café, Tables of Contents, has no plans to close, according to owner Lawrence Hammar, pictured here with bookstore employee Yvonne Wingard. Bookstore and café are owned by Yellow Springers Hammar and his wife, Cassandra Lee, who operates the café. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    The eclectic independent purveyor of used and rare books in downtown Xenia, Blue Jacket Books, is closing — for reinvention.

  • Two conferences’ ‘down to earth’ topics

    Tecumseh Land Trust and the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions are hosting back-to-back conferences on land conservation and regenerative agriculture, Thursday–Friday, March 8–9, at McGregor Hall, Antioch College. The conferences are the latest partnership undertaken between TLT and Community Solutions, led respectively by Krista Magaw, left, and Susan Jennings. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Liken them to lichen. Two local nonprofits, akin to how algae and fungi form that symbiotic organism, are working in mutually beneficial ways to transform the local food and farming scene.

  • HHS Secretary: “There really is no such thing as medical marijuana”

    U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, visiting the Dayton area to learn about responses to the opioid crisis, said he sees no role for medical marijuana as a pain relief alternative to prescription opioids.

  • Good move for DMS ink, two years in

    On Monday, May 15, 2017, U.S. Rep. Mike Turner visited DMS ink corporate headquarters on Dayton Street. The visit included a tour of the offices and production facility followed by a meeting with company owner, President and CEO Christine Soward. (Submitted photo)

    The addition of DMS ink to the local business community, by all appearances, has been a positive move for the company and Yellow Springs.

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