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  • Discolored water Tuesday, March 27, 2018

    Brown water continues to show up in areas around the village.

    Residents may experience discolored water on Tuesday, March 27, 2018.

  • Village Council eyes utility safety nets

    At Village Council’s March 5 meeting, Police Chief Brian Carlson announced that Florence Randolph of Yellow Springs has been hired as the first community outreach specialist in the Yellow Springs Police Department. She will begin her new job on April 2. The new position was created in response to a recommendation from the Justice System Task Force to address the many social work-related calls that police receive. According to a press statement from Carlson, Randolph brings to the job “a wealth of knowledge in social work and working with the justice system.” (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    At Village Council’s March 5 meeting, Council members Lisa Kreeger and Marianne MacQueen proposed a two-pronged initiative to address local affordability in the context of current financial realities.

  • Construction on I–675 ramp expected this summer

    The commute of some villagers may be affected by construction slated for this summer and fall at the intersection of Dayton-Yellow Springs Road and Interstate 675.

  • Utility bill assistance urged

    At Village Council’s Feb. 20 meeting, Council member Lisa Kreeger urged her colleagues to take action to help villagers struggling to pay their utility bills.

  • Villagers to run for county seats

    Three Yellow Springs residents are among the slate of primary candidates certified by the Greene County Board of Elections to appear on the May 8 ballot. All three are seeking county office.

  • YS Council seeks input on goals

    As Yellow Springs Village Council considers setting goals for the coming year, council members are asking for input from the community.

  • Public is invited — New ways to fight weeds

    The last time the Village of Yellow Springs sprayed pesticides on public land commonly used by residents was on June 12, 2013. Five years later, Village practices have changed.

  • A closer look at local school taxes

    Currently near the top third of school districts in a tri-county area for its combined school income and property tax, Yellow Springs Schools would rise even higher in comparison if a 4.7-mill/0.25 percent income tax levy is passed May 8.

  • Utility bills spark upset

    Out of the village’s 2,200 households, almost 10 percent, or about 200, received letters this month warning of an impending utilities shut-off if the bill is not paid.

  • A busy year for Village staff

    At Village Council’s Feb. 5 meeting, Village Manager Patti Bates presented an End of Year Report from Village staff, regarding projects completed during 2017.

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