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Sep
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2019
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Miami Township Section

  • Miami Township — Ground breaking for new fire station begins

    After months of delays, the official groundbreaking for the new fire station on the south side of town has been set for Sept. 18.

  • The issues with large-scale solar

    Cooperative Solar Farm One is Lendlease’s 60-acre solar energy facility in Clark County, Ky. The solar energy facility features 32,300 solar panels capable of producing up to 8.5 MW of electricity. LendLease has a plan for a solar array in the rural area southeast of Yellow Springs that would be about 20 times as large. (Photo via LendLease.com)

    An Australian company, Lendlease, has acquired close to 1,000 acres of long-term leases there as part of its Kingswood Solar Farm, a utility-scale solar array that could cover 1,200 acres and produce 175 megawatts of green electricity.

  • Fire, EMS calls on the rise

    Casey Brewer, who first came to Miami Township Fire-Rescue in 2013 as a member of the Explorer Post for teens, took this photo at a recent training event and shared it on the MTFR Facebook page. Brewer, 19, recently received EMT certification, Chief Colin Altman reported at the Miami Township Trustees’ most recent meeting Monday, July 1. (Submitted photo by Casey Brewer)

    Crew members of Miami Township Fire-Rescue are responding to more emergency calls than ever before, according to statistics recently released by the department.

  • New delay for new firehouse

    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)

    With a third round of construction bids again coming in too high, Miami Township Trustees will be returning to the drawing board for another attempt at reducing the projected costs of building a new firehouse on the south side of town.

  • A memorial to Civil War veterans — Local cannon restored, rededicated after 110 years

    Exactly 110 years after its first dedication on Memorial Day 1908, a Civil War-era cannon was restored and rededicated by the Yellow Springs Odd Fellow Lodge this weekend.

  • Fire department a trustee priority

    The anticipated new fire station and the continuing health of the local fire and rescue squad, which serves village as well as Miami Township residents, were leading concerns expressed during the Oct. 19 James A. McKee Association-sponsored candidates forum.

  • Glen hikers rescued after limb falls

    Two female hikers were rescued from Glen Helen after a large tree limb fell on them while they were climbing up the stone steps out of the Glen.

  • 2.4-mill levy for a new fire station

    A new fire station may finally be in the works for Miami Township.

  • Plans for a new fire station, and an open house

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

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue is seeking to build a new fire station on Xenia Avenue. This Saturday, April 1, the fire department is welcoming local residents to an open house at its current Corry Street station.

  • WSU sells land to Township for fire station

    The Wright State University Board of Trustees approved the sale to Miami Township of land bounded by Marshall and Herman Streets and Xenia Avenue. (Via Google Maps)

    The Wright State University Board of Trustees voted to sell two acres of WSU-owned land on Xenia Avenue to Miami Township, which aims to build a new fire station on the location.