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Unrelenting rain threatens to drown crops

By Megan Alley Sun staff Clermont County’s unseasonably wet summer is having a negative effect on this year’s growing season. “[My] general assessment [is that] it’s not a pretty picture,” said Gigi Neal, Agriculture and Natural Resources educator for Ohio State University Clermont County in an email. “The current storms that have wreaked havoc on [ Read More ]

Commissioners approve two levies for Nov. ballot

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Commissioners approved requests from Children’s Protective Services and the Mental Health and Recovery Board to put five-year renewal levies on the November ballot. The commissioners made the decision during their meeting on July 8. Voters will decide whether or not to renew the .8 mil levy for [ Read More ]

New hotel coming to Union Township

By Kelly Doran Editor The second location of the Home 2 Suites hotel chain in the Cincinnati area will be built soon in Union Township. Homes 2 Suites is a new Hilton Worldwide hotel brand and will be an $8 million project in Union Township, said Trustee John McGraw. The building is 54,000 square feet [ Read More ]

Council honors Bishop’s Bicycles

The Milford City Council presented Bishop’s Bicycles, founded in 1890, with a certificate of recognition at their meeting on July 7. In back, from left, Council members Charlene Hinners, Jeff Lykins, Lisa Evans and Amy Brewer, Mayor Laurie Howland, Council member Ed Brady And Law Director Mike Minniear. In front, from left, Annie Ciambro and [ Read More ]

Tea room and bookstore opens in New Richmond

By Megan Alley Sun staff A new tea room and bookshop has opened in New Richmond. Bound and Loose Leaf, located at 100 Front Street, offers a wide selection of domestic and imported teas, gourmet sandwiches, fresh soups and salads. Bound and Loose Leaf is owned and operated by Cecilia Krusling and her daughters Jamie, [ Read More ]

Goshen student honors sheriff’s deputy

By Megan Alley Sun staff Goshen High School junior Connor Thomas presented Clermont County Sheriff’s Deputy Danny Ruck with a Meritorious Certificate for his work with the Purple Heart Parking Project. Thomas recognized Ruck, of Amelia, during a ceremony on July 7 at the County Sheriff’s Office. “I enjoy getting involved with projects that benefit [ Read More ]

LWV prepares new features for elections

By Kelly Doran Editor The League of Women Voters of Clermont County is making changes to benefit voters and candidates in local elections this year. The largest change involves VOTE411, a voter guide that allows citizens to get information on candidates, compare candidates and submit questions for candidates to answer, said Marcia Oganowski, who works [ Read More ]

Monroe fire department awarded $238,096

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Monroe Township Fire Department has been awarded a $238,096 federal grant to help pay for a new tanker truck, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown announced on July 8. The funds were awarded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grants program. “I’m excited. [ Read More ]

Milford city manager leaving for new job

By Megan Alley Sun staff Milford City Manager Jeff Wright is leaving his position with the city in October to become the new Director of Business Affairs for Kings Local School District in Warren County. Wright has been the city manager of Milford for four years. His last day is October 23. “I’m really proud [ Read More ]

West Clermont high school students have busing option

By Kelly Doran Editor High school students in the West Clermont Local School district will have the option to sign up for a program with Peterman, after complaints from parents about not being able to get their kids to school. Beginning in the fall, parents will have the option of paying for a shuttle service [ Read More ]

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