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Government Section :: Page 9

  • Village Council— Town-gown ties strong

    Antioch College President Tom Manley praised the way the college and Yellow Springs, both “extraordinary places,” support one other.

  • Council candidates, part 1: Two new faces, one veteran

    For the next several weeks, the News will run profiles of candidates for Village Council, school board, Yellow Springs mayor and Township Trustee.

  • Activists are awake and watching

    Yellow Springs resident Susan Alberter (left front), the driving force behind Greene County Indivisible: Awake and Watching, was among a number of group members who participated in a rally Tuesday, Sept. 5, in downtown Dayton to protest the president’s efforts to rescind President Barack Obama’s executive order known as DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. An estimated 100 people, many from Yellow Springs, gathered outside U.S. Rep. Mike Turner’s regional office to urge Turner to help retain the legal status of 800,000 young people called “Dreamers.” (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    They’ve been dressing up in chicken suits each Monday and visiting downtown Dayton with signs suggesting that U.S. Representative Mike Turner, whose regional office is there, might be “a chicken” for not meeting yet this year with local constituents in a town hall setting.

  • Liquid asset

    Brad Ault (left), Village superintendent of water and wastewater, said this week that the new water plant will be in operation by the end of the year. Also pictured is John Christenson of the water and wastewater department. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Construction continues at the new $7.2 million Village water plant on Jacoby Road, which broke ground in September 2016.

  • Street paving to begin this month

    Paving will soon be scheduled for several village streets.

    Crews from Jurgensen Companies construction will be paving streets in the Village in the next few weeks.

  • Village Council— Housing study takes shape

    By the end of the year, the Village may have answers to questions of housing in Yellow Springs, thanks to a planned housing needs assessment, or HNA, to be conducted by an outside firm.

  • White nationalist fliers removed from village stop signs

    Five stop signs on and near the Antioch College campus were defaced with white nationalist fliers overnight between Sunday, Aug. 27, and Monday, Aug. 28, according to Yellow Springs police.

  • Broad slate of candidates as village, township races kick off

    Local voters will have a broad slate of candidates from which to choose in the Nov. 7 general election races for Yellow Springs Mayor, Village Council, Board of Education and Miami Township Trustees.

  • Village Council — CBE engineering contract approved

    At its Aug. 21 regular meeting, Village Council unanimously approved a contract for engineering services on the Village-owned property known as the CBE on the western edge of Yellow Springs.

  • Bike trails to temporarily close in September for maintenance

    (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Nearly $133,000 from the Transportation Administration Funds administered through the Ohio Department of Transportation and the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission will be invested into the maintenance of Greene County’s paved trails managed by Greene County Parks & Trails (GCP&T) with a crack filling and seal coating project scheduled for September.

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