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Local high schools to merge

By Kristin Rover Sun staff West Clermont Local School District officials announced plans to merge Glen Este and Amelia middle and high schools during a meeting Jan. 5, and the district will be working with Union Township trustees to sell existing property and build a new school. The merger is an opportunity to reinvent high [ Read More ]

Christmas tree recycling available to Clermont residents

Staff report As holiday festivities come to a close it is time to take down all of the decorations, including the Christmas tree. Several jurisdictions in Clermont County offer residents an opportunity to recycle their Christmas trees including:  Amelia village: Christmas tree recycling will be on Mondays along with yard waste pickup. For more information [ Read More ]

New Calamity Days rule in effect for schools

By Kelly Doran Sun staff When this school year began, schools in Ohio on an hour-based schedule ceased to have calamity days, per new rules. Instead, schools may schedule more than the minimum number of hours in anticipation of needing to delay or cancel school, according to the Ohio Department of Education’s website. While area [ Read More ]

New water tower in Bethel

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The Village of Bethel has a new sight on the west side of town after the village’s new water tower was raised into place. Construction on the new water tower, which will replace the tower on Tower Alley, began in the fall, said Village Administrator Travis Dotson in an email. [ Read More ]

Top stories in Clermont County in 2014

1. Eastgate construction continues Construction continues in Eastgate with major projects beginning, and ending, in 2014. Projects including Eastgate Boulevard work and State Route 32 ramp work have been wrapped up, according to Clermont County Engineer Pat Manger, and things are improving. “The bulk of the work is done,” Manger said about the construction in [ Read More ]

Milford on Main development decision getting closer

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Milford Main, the old school building located on Main Street in the city, is one step closer to becoming a senior living community. “This past Thursday, city board of zoning appeals heard a proposal and public comment for a variance for the density of (the development),” Milford City Manager Jeff [ Read More ]

Conservation drives Christmas tradition

By Kelly Doran Sun staff People across America partake in many traditions during the holiday season, including counting birds. This year is the 115 year of the Audubon Christmas Bird Count, which occurs between Dec. 14 and Jan. 5 in 2,300 places throughout the county and in Canada, Central America and South America. “It’s a [ Read More ]

Milford council members discuss 2014 progress

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Milford City Council members are proud of the progress that was made in the city in 2014. Mayor Laurie Howland reviewed the year during the Dec. 15 council meeting and asked council members for their input. “It’s been a great year for the city of Milford,” Howland said. Main Street [ Read More ]

More businesses coming to Milford

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Several new businesses have opened or are opening soon in the city of Milford. City Manager Jeff Wright noted a few, which include a bank and a model home and design center, during the Dec. 15 council meeting. River Hills Bank will be opening a branch at 301 Main Street [ Read More ]

Sam’s donates toys to hospitalized children

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Sam’s Club is making Christmas brighter for children who are spending the holidays in the hospital. Employees at Sam’s Club in Eastgate presented more than 300 toys to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to give to children who are in the hospital over the holidays. Felix Leshey, club manager of the Sam’s [ Read More ]


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