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2019
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Infrastructure & Services Section

  • Helping the helpers at MTFR, YSPD

    Local fire and emergency medical service personnel and law enforcement officers are paying closer attention to the secondary trauma experienced by first responders in the line of duty. Ready to answer the next emergency call on a recent Tuesday morning was a five-person Miami Township Fire-Rescue crew, from left, recently promoted Lieutenant Joe Panuto, Explorer Gavin Sweet, firefighters/EMTs Josh Sweet and Cassady Brewer and Chief Colin Altman. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    In the last two weeks of May alone, Miami Township Fire-Rescue crews responded to 40 calls for emergency medical service and 15 reports of fire. When a call comes in, local first responders never know exactly what they might find when they arrive. The result is that the work is physically demanding and emotionally taxing.

  • Village urges plant, weed maintenance

    The Village of YS released a statement this week urging citizens to maintain plant life along public sidewalks.

    Early this week, the Village of YS released a plea to villagers to rein in plant life that obstructs sidewalks.

  • Major gas line fix underway

    A major gas line replacement project has started in Yellow Springs. Over the next eight months, nearly two miles of natural gas mains and 140 service lines will be replaced here, according to a recent press release from Vectren Energy Delivery.

  • Clean-up week coming soon

    The annual spring clean-up week will return to the village in a few weeks.

    The annual spring clean-up week will be held Monday–Friday, May 6–10. During that week, household items, large and small, placed at the curb with regular trash pick-up will be removed for free by Rumpke. This service is available to Village solid waste customers only.

  • Changes set for basketball courts

    The basketball courts behind the John Bryan Center are being converted to parking, according to a new plan from the Village. But those who played there won’t have to dribble far to find a new hoop.

  • John Bryan Youth Center closed due to widespread illness

    John Bryan Youth Center closed due to widespread illness. It will reopen on Monday, March 11 for regular hours.

  • Village offers snow removal tips ahead of winter storm

    With 5 to 8 inches of snow forecast for Yellow Springs on Saturday, the Village of Yellow Springs offered some tips on staying safe and helping with snow removal.

  • Water boil advisory for south end of town

    Water boil advisory

  • MTFR station construction delayed

    A recent rendering of the Miami Township Fire-Rescue station by project architects MSA Architects of Cincinnati shows what the new fire station along Xenia Avenue may look like. The project has been delayed because an initial bid to construct it was too high. (Rendering courtesy of MSA Architects)

    The timeline for construction of the new fire station on the south side of town has been pushed back several months as the township seeks new bids for the $4.9 million project.

  • Village Council— Sidewalk fix moves ahead

    The Village of Yellow Springs will test out a new way to fix sidewalk trip hazards, Council decided at its Sept. 4 meeting.