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There are many animals waiting to be adopted at local shelters

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.

After decades of waiting, new church dedicated

The Most Reverend Daniel Pilarczyk, Archbishop of Cincinnati, presided over the dedication of the recently completed Saint Bernadette Church Sunday, Nov. 22.

Clermont ending child support payments at local office

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.

Bank safety program started

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.

Williamsburg Council agrees to water treatment plans

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 approves zoning

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.

Literacy benefit auction has been set for Dec. 2

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.

Tree lighting to be held in Batavia Twp.

The annual Christmas tree lighting will be held from 6 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1 at the Batavia Township Community Center.

Pierce police receive grant

The Pierce Township Police Department is pleased to announce the acquisition of a grant from the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators. The $10,000 grant is funded by Purdue Pharma Pharmaceuticals in Stamford, Conn.

Trustees give a green light to TIF plans

The Union Township board of trustees gave its nod of approval for administrator David Duckworth to move forward with the creation of three new tax increment financing districts at its meeting Tuesday, Nov. 10. Three separate improvement projects within Union Township have prompted Duckworth to investigate and estimate the benefits to the township of making these TIF districts.

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