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March of Dimes kicks off campaign

By Kelly Cantwell Editor March of Dimes began their 2016 campaign in Clermont County with a kick off party on March 3 at Scene75. Typically, the Clermont kickoff is held in combination with the Cincinnati kickoff, but the event has grown enough and Scene75 donated the space, so Clermont was able to have its own [ Read More ]

Williamsburg thanks partners

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Williamsburg Local Schools held the annual Community/Business Appreciation Dinner on March 2, as a way to show their appreciation to the community. Attendees to the dinner, held at Williamsburg Middle/High School, were treated to a meal and an update on the district. “Because of this wonderful community, because of our staff, [ Read More ]

City purchases Milford Main

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Milford City Council unanimously voted to purchase Milford Main from the Milford Exempted Village School District during the March 1 council meeting. The city will purchase the property, located at 527 Main St. in Milford, for $360,000. A closing date has not been set yet, and the city may hold [ Read More ]

Active shooter training marks success

By Megan Alley Sun staff Buckeye Firearms Foundation is celebrating the success of their emergency response training program, which is available to teachers, administrators and other school staff in Ohio. The Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response program was started in 2013, in response to the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn. [ Read More ]

Tripack returns to Milford

Brian Behrman Sun intern The shrink sleeve systems manufacturer and contract packaging business Tripack has moved back to Milford with an agreement to stay in the city for five years. “It’s always exciting when a new business decides to come into Milford, and it goes to show the attraction that Milford has for companies to [ Read More ]

Treasurer candidates respond to questionnaire

The Clermont Sun sent a list of 10 prompts to both candidates running for Clermont County Treasurer in the upcoming election on March 15. The following prompts were sent via email: 1. Tell me a little bit about yourself. 2. Why are you running for County Treasurer? 3. What are the most important issues facing [ Read More ]

Dean Bauer speaks to Chamber

By Kelly Cantwell Editor University of Cincinnati Clermont College Dean Jeff Bauer spoke to the Clermont Chamber of Commerce about where the college is at and the future goals he has for the college at the Chamber’s legislative breakfast. Bauer began his talk, which was on March 3 at Holiday Inn and Suites Cincinnati Eastgate, [ Read More ]

Voters to decide Neville’s fate

By Megan Alley Sun staff The future of the village of Neville will soon be decided at the polls. On March 15, Neville’s 69 registered voters will decide whether the village should continue to exist as an incorporated area or dissolve into Washington Township, due to budget constraints. Neville, which was founded in 1808, has [ Read More ]

New report card measure culls out opt-outs

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Ohio Department of Education announced that district performance ratings for last year will include additional information using data only for students who participated in state tests and won’t include those who opted out. The new “modified achievement measure,” which is not a formal addition to the report card, will [ Read More ]

Marathon robbed

Staff report Around 4 a.m. on Feb. 24, a caucasian male of medium build dressed in all black entered a Marathon, located at 418 E. Main St. in Williamsburg, and demanded money. The clerk gave the man, who had produced a knife, an undisclosed amount of cash. The robber then fled the scene on foot. [ Read More ]

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