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Infrastructure & Services Section

  • Emergency cooling shelters established

    National Weather Service heat index chart.

    The John Bryan Community Center has been designated as a 24-hour emergency cooling center; Greene County Public Libraries are also designated as cooling centers during hours of operation.

  • Mechanical failure causes sludge spill

    On Saturday, May 28, around 6 p.m., a mechanical failure at the Village’s municipal water and wastewater treatment plant led to nearly 750 gallons of sludge spilling out of the facility.

  • Samples show COVID in Yellow Springs wastewater

    Recent local wastewater samples show an increase in COVID-19 viral shedding in the village over the past couple of weeks

  • Village broadband pilot program slated to begin

    Years ago, a small group of villagers started conversations about offering Wi-Fi as a public utility; in the coming months, Yellow Springs will take steps to make that vision a reality as the Village pilots a broadband program at 250 locations throughout town.

  • Village receives $1.2M for new water pipes

    Village Supervisor of Electric and Water Distribution Johnnie Burns, at left, is shown last Friday on Corry Street overseeing the work of GM Pipelines crews working on the water system loop completion project. To facilitate water flow, the GM crews are replacing old 8-inch pipes with 10- or 12- inch pipes at three locations: downtown, on the Antioch College campus, and on Herman Street. The project should be complete at the end of May. (Photo by diane Chiddister)

    Residents living in older areas of town will soon see improved water volume when the village’s aging water pipes are replaced.

  • Planning Commission weighs downtown parking options

    On Tuesday, Oct. 12, Planning Commission created a list of recommendations for Village Council to consider regarding downtown parking by a unanimous vote of 5–0.

  • Watering hole

    Dayton-Yellow Springs Road was closed to traffic July 26 for a water leak remediation. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Village street crew members repaired a broken leaking water line under Dayton Street near Kenneth Hamilton Way on Monday, July 26.

  • South end development— County approves annex

    During their regular meeting on April 29, the Greene County Board of Commissioners unanimously granted an annexation petition from Oberer Land Developers to add their 34 acres of land in Miami Township to the southern edge of Yellow Springs.

  • Rumpke now accepting some #5 plastics

    Rumpke will now accept some #5 plastics — in the form of tubs and fruit and yogurt cups — for recycling.

    Beginning this month, villagers can divert a few more items away from their trash cans: Along with the previously accepted plastic items like bottles and jugs, Yellow Springs residents can now fill their recycling bins with fruit and yogurt cups and butter, sour cream, cottage cheese and whipped topping tubs.

  • Solar ‘canopy’ eyed for parking lot

    Initial plans call for a solar canopy at the John Bryan Community Center. The covered pavilion would feature a solar roof with at least a 200-kilowatt capacity, with vehicle parking and event space underneath.

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