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Williamsburg Twp ES awarded $100,000 grant

By Megan Alley Sun staff Williamsburg Township Emergency Services has been awarded a $100,000 federal grant to help pay for 20 new self-contained breathing apparatuses and 10 spare air cylinders. The award was announced at the Williamsburg Township Trustees meeting on September 14. The funds were awarded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal [ Read More ]

Union Township may switch building inspectors

By Kelly Doran Editor The Union Township Trustees approved a resolution on September 10 to have the city of Milford do the township’s building inspections. “We feel like this will streamline our efforts to get new projects started and bring additional revenue to Union Township,” McGraw said. Union Township has been going through the county [ Read More ]

CPS and MHRB kick off levy campaign

Backers of the funding levies for Children’s Protective Services and the Mental Health and Recovery Board gathered September 18 outside the Clermont Family Support Center in Batavia to kick off their campaigns. This November, voters will decide whether or not to renew the .8 mil levy for CPS and the 0.5 mil levy, with a [ Read More ]

Boy Scout improves park

Andrew Betliskey, of Miami Township, talked to the Miami Township Trustees on September 15 about the improvements he made in Paxton Ramsey Park, which included clearing debris, replacing bench wood and adding rocks about the benches. Miami Township Recreation Director Krystin Thibodeau commented on his project. “It was amazing. Very good job,” she said.

Duke volunteers in New Richmond

By Megan Alley Sun staff Volunteers from Duke Energy helped clean up debris from a fallen light pole at the New Richmond Knothole Fields on September 18. The project was part of the Duke Energy in Action program, which gives employees paid time off to volunteer in their communities. Eighteen volunteers were on hand to [ Read More ]

Chamber talks agriculture

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont Chamber of Commerce served up topics on agriculture during a breakfast forum on September 16. Cindy Cassell, president of the Clermont County Farm Bureau, served as emcee for the event. Don Andrews, of Andrews Farm, Renee Koerner, of Big Fish Farms, and John Carney, of Carney Feed Mill, [ Read More ]

Miami Twp hopes to attract visitors, businesses

By Kelly Doran Editor The Miami Township Trustees voted during the September 15 meeting to add a pylon sign that they hope will attract visitors to the area around Scene75. The trustees began discussing adding a sign in the spring when Scene75 Entertainment Center started to show an interest in coming to the township. They [ Read More ]

Milford City Council fills vacant seat

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Milford City Council unanimously appointed former Milford Mayor Lou Bishop to the city council during its meeting on September 15. Bishop fills the open council seat left by former Milford Vice Mayor Jeff Lykins, who resigned via email on August 19. The seat’s term ends January 4, 2016. “My [ Read More ]

Milford schools to move administrative offices

By Kelly Doran Editor The Milford Exempted Village Schools administrative offices will have a new home in a couple years in the Milford-Miami Township branch of the Clermont County Library. Chris Hamm, chairperson of the Business Advisory Council, recommended the administrative offices move to the library building during the September 17 Board of Education meeting. [ Read More ]

Pierce Township hike bike trail progresses

By Kelly Doran Editor Pierce Township’s hike bike trail has been a long time coming, but after many years of planning and about a year of construction, the first loop is nearly done. “This has been part of a master plan for Legendary Run community. So we’re down to the final pieces of connecting the [ Read More ]

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