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  • Peaceful assembly

    Mills Lawn School students sang, marched, spoke and celebrated during an assembly on the Civil Rights Movement on Thursday, Feb. 27, the culminating event of Black History Month at the local school.

  • Reprise— Battle, Lopez return for concert

    Mark Battle and George Lopez will perform Friday, March 13, beginning at 7 p.m. in Antioch College’s Herndon Gallery. Donations to benefit YSYOA will be taken at the door. For more information, visit

  • 30 years of Feast for Friends

    On March 14, Evelyn and Tom LaMers will be doing the same thing they’ve been doing the second Saturday of March for the past 27 years — hosting a dinner as part of the Feast for Friends, the Friends Care Community annual  progressive dinner.

  • ‘Awesome’ local youth center

    Open Mondays through Fridays from 3 to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m., the local drop-in youth center is free and open to all kids ages 10 to 18.

  • Sapling

    Hosts Michele Burns and John DeWine, of Flying Mouse Farms, along with Tecumseh Land Trust volunteers, led tours demonstrating the sugaring process, culminating in a visit to the steam-filled sugar shack.

  • Planning Commission— Glen Cottages passes

    Glen Cottages, Home, Inc.’s planned pocket neighborhood at 1133 Xenia Ave., got the go-ahead from Planning Commission at its Feb. 11 meeting.

  • Village Council—  RECs could generate $183K

    In a policy shift, the Village of Yellow Springs will be selling its existing Renewable Energy Certificates, or RECs, which are tied to its purchase of energy from renewable sources. Yellow Springs had previously retained its RECs, a form of currency in green energy markets.

  • YS schools— School district, former teacher settle suits

    The Yellow Springs school district and a former district teacher have reached a settlement for the second time in five years.

  • Free speech and the library

    A local group organizing against Issue 12 — the sales tax levy to fund the construction of a new jail for Greene County — was turned away from Yellow Springs Community Library’s meeting room last week.

  • Villagers give views on jail

    The Greene County Jail on East Market Street in downtown Xenia was built in 1969. County leaders say the aging facility needs to be replaced with an updated and expanded facility. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Village Council, at its Feb. 18 regular meeting, considered perspectives on Issue 12, a 0.25% sales tax increase to fund the construction of a new and larger jail for Greene County.