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Milford Miami Chamber celebrates schools at dinner

Brian Behrman Sun intern The Milford Miami Chamber of Commerce honored students, educators and classified staff at the annual Dinner of Excellence. Staff from all nine Milford Exempted Village School District schools, the Live Oaks Career Center and Milford Christian Academy were recognized. After a brief introduction by Chamber President Chris Hamm, dinner was served [ Read More ]

New Richmond expands sewer service

By Megan Alley Sun staff Construction on the village of New Richmond’s sewer expansion project is slated to begin in May. Plans to move forward come as the New Richmond Village Council recently received word from the Ohio Water Development Authority that the village was approved for a 2.3 percent interest rate loan to finance [ Read More ]

County receives $4,333 for recycling program

By Megan Alley Sun staff Clermont County’s Office of Environmental Quality will receive $4,333 from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to help bolster its recycling efforts. The Ohio EPA announced the recipients of community grants for recycling and litter prevention in an April 25 press release. The monies will be used to purchase 50 heavy-duty, [ Read More ]

Milford gears up for Frontier Days

By Megan Alley Sun staff Plans for Milford’s 54th annual Frontier Days Parade and Festival are underway as organizers make a final push to recruit parade entrants before the May 10 application deadline. The parade, which is one of Clermont County’s oldest, according to a press release, begins June 2 at 6:30 p.m. at 746 [ Read More ]

Animals saved through partnership

Brian Behrman Sun intern A partnership between an animal rescue and a vocational school has resulted in hundreds of dogs saved over the past two years. Sweet Dream House Rescue and the animal science program at Grant Career Center in Bethel have been working together to treat, rehabilitate and find homes for rescue dogs found [ Read More ]

Milford Junior High service day successful

By Kelly Cantwell Editor More than 500 students spent two and a half hours on April 28 volunteering as part of the fifth annual Milford Junior High School day of community service. Parents and teachers chaperoned the 540 Milford seventh grade students as they spread out across the community helping local businesses, park services, nursing [ Read More ]

Goshen to replace K-9

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Goshen Township Police Department will be saying goodbye to an important member of the department as she retires this year. Jynx has been the department’s K-9 since 2009. She joined at age 3 as officer Matt Bucksath’s partner. She is starting to show her age, said Chief Bob Rose in [ Read More ]

25th Grassy Run another success

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Despite rain on Saturday, the annual Grassy Run Heritage Rendezvous saw about 500 people that day, high numbers for bad weather. “It went surprisingly well considering it rained just about all day Saturday,” said George West, president of the committee. Rain is typical for the event. During the battle it rained [ Read More ]

Williamsburg to drug test students

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Beginning this fall, certain Williamsburg High School students may be randomly drug tested, as part of a new policy the Board of Education approved on April 18. The board and Superintendent Matt Earley have been discussing the possibility for the last couple months. They held a parent information session on April [ Read More ]

Lees speaks to Chamber

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Clermont Chamber of Commerce’s April Breakfast Forum featured Robert Lees, a native of the village of New Richmond and owner of Front Street Cafe. Lees spoke about his childhood in New Richmond and about what the restaurant business has taught him. “Growing up in a small town is just so [ Read More ]

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