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County engineer to close a portion of Apple Road

The Clermont County Engineer’s Office will close a portion of Apple Road near the Chapel Road intersection in Batavia Township for a culvert replacement on Monday, June 22.

Philharmonic to perform in Batavia

The Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra will hold a free concert at the Batavia Township Community Center 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 21, Father’s Day

Bethel-Tate Board of Education to hold special meeting

The Bethel-Tate Board of Education will host a special meeting for parents, students and supporters 7 p.m. Thursday, June 18, in the middle school gymnasium.

Road repairs are continuing on Old 32 in Batavia Township

Bridge construction is continuing on Old State Route 32. A railroad overpass that was originally built in 1932 has been under construction since the end of March at Old 32 and Greenbriar Road. The project will cost just under $1.6 million and is scheduled to be complete in early October.

Fun had by all at festival

There was fun for all ages at last weekend’s annual June in Olde Williamsburgh festival. The grounds of the old high school at West Main and Fifth streets were taken over by carnival rides, food vendors, a stage for live music, and games.

Frontier Days held in Milford

The sights and sounds of Frontier Days were back this week in Milford. The 47th annual celebration ran Thursday through Sunday on the grounds of Post 450 of the American Legion. Attendees were greeted with a small midway with rides and games. Food booths offering everything from hamburgers to desserts were also available to tempt those walking by.

Former New Richmond police chief pleads guilty

On Sept. 22, 2008, New Richmond Police Chief David Willoughby was put on administrative leave with pay, after complaints that he was misusing village property. An investigation by the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation into his alleged use of village property for personal use and improper use of a special computer for law enforcement led to his indictment on March 18, 2009.

Bethel Council asked to support 10K run, 5K walk

Bethel council members heard remarks from Bethel Building and Loan Vice President Judi Adams during their meeting on Monday, June 8. Adams approached council to receive input on an event scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 8. Council members questioned the route planned for the run/walk.

Batavia Township to look at reevaluating zoning

Batavia Township trustees are making plans to reevaluate zoning in the township and discussed the possibilities during their meeting Tuesday, June 2. Zoning administrator Denise Kelley reported that she had spoken with a consultant, Jonathan Wocher, about some of the zoning concerns voiced by the trustees. The two had talked about some possible adjustments to the current zoning laws.

Donations sought for memorial

The Vietnam Veterans of America Clermont Chapter 649 is preparing a memorial to be placed in Veterans Park in Union Township. The memorial is a tribute to the sacrifice made by mothers of those who have either died in combat and those wounded who died as a result of their wounds or disease from war.

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