The Village of Williamsburg is preparing for the annual Trains of Williamsburg Christmas Walk. The event is scheduled 5 – 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4 and will take place in the heart of downtown Williamsburg. Williamsburg art students will be decorating windows at many of the stores and businesses along Main Street.
The seventh annual Down Home Christmas is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5 in Bethel and organizers have finalized plans for the celebration. A Pioneer Christmas will be set up in Burke Park with the Grassy Run and Burke Park Log Cabin Committee hosting the event.
Unwanted animals have several advocates looking out for their welfare in Clermont County and residents of the county have choices when looking for a shelter. Clermont County Humane Society, operated by the county, is one option facing those who want to drop off animals. The Humane Society is a non-profit organization, founded in 1957.
The Most Reverend Daniel Pilarczyk, Archbishop of Cincinnati, presided over the dedication of the recently completed Saint Bernadette Church Sunday, Nov. 22.
Effective Tuesday, Dec. 1, the Clermont County Child Support Enforcement (CSE) division of the Department of Job and Family Services (DJFS) will no longer accept payments for child support. “Because of budget cuts throughout our agency, we will no longer be able to serve as a conduit for these payments,” said CSE Director Brenda Gilreath.
The Miami Township Police Department has formed a partnership with the financial institutions in Miami Township. Customers of a financial institution located in Miami Township may see window clings asking them to remove hats, hoods, and sunglasses and to limit cell phone use while in the bank.
A funding issue with the United States Department of Agriculture has changed the way Williamsburg council intends to proceed with the water treatment plant. At a meeting Thursday, Nov. 12, village administrator Patti Bates made a recommendation to council members about the plant.
Union Township Zoning Director Cory Wright presented three requests for changes to township trustees during a meeting Tuesday, Nov. 10. A substitution of use request was submitted by John Zibulka for property located 842 State Route 125. According to Wright, the property is currently zoned for business. Zibulka presented his plans for reconfiguring the parking area to the board.
The Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown counties is hosting its annual benefit auction 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2. The dinner and auction will be held at the Milford Community Firefighters Hall located in the Milford Shopping Center.
The annual Christmas tree lighting will be held from 6 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1 at the Batavia Township Community Center.