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Apr
05
2020

Infrastructure & Services Section

  • 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.

  • MTFR seeks volunteers at open house

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue is in need of volunteers. (Photo via mtfr.org)

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue, or MTFR, is looking for community volunteers willing to commit the time needed to train to become a firefighter and/or emergency medical technician.

  • YSDC holds its first meeting

    The Yellow Springs Development Corporation, or YSDC, held its first meeting since incorporating on Tuesday, Feb. 4.

  • In rural areas, a ‘quiet jail boom’

    In debates over jail expansion, the big picture is often the hidden aspect of the conversation. New research from Vera Institute of Justice sheds light on a “quiet jail boom” happening in more rural areas of the U.S.

  • In rural areas, a ‘quiet jail boom’

    In debates over jail expansion, the big picture is often the hidden aspect of the conversation. New research from Vera Institute of Justice sheds light on a “quiet jail boom” happening in more rural areas of the U.S.

  • Christmas tree pick-up scheduled

    The Village of YS will pick up Christmas trees around the village on Jan. 8 and 9.

    The Village of Yellow Springs will conduct a curb-side Christmas tree pick-up for Village residents on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 8 and 9.

  • Village traffic trial— Should changes be permanent?

    Where there was once a yield sign at the intersection of South Walnut Street and Limestone Street now stands a stop sign. It’s the first permanent change made after a three-week traffic pattern experiment near Mills Lawn School earlier this fall in order to improve the safety of students during school pickup and drop-off.

  • Village traffic trial — Full survey results

    As the Village weighs whether to make the changes permanent, it is more closely examining the results of an online survey. Full survey results are available after the jump.

  • Village traffic trial — Full survey results

    As the Village weighs whether to make the changes permanent, it is more closely examining the results of an online survey. Full survey results are available after the jump.

  • Village Council— Senior apartments change OK’d

    A redesigned 54-unit senior apartment building was given the green light by Village Council at its Dec. 2 regular meeting.