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Public hearing held for Milford Main

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Milford residents packed into the government building Feb. 3 for the public hearing related to the fate of Milford Main School in the city During the hearing, council members heard from Jim Cohen, president of CMC Properties, who is planning to develop a senior living community for the site of [ Read More ]

Batavia plans for economic future

By Kelly Doran Sun staff After 10 months of planning, the village of Batavia has a transportation and economic plan for developing West Main Street. John Eisenmann, from CDS Associates and CT Consultants, presented the plan to Village Council on Feb. 2. “Batavia currently lacks the economic development staff, programs and suitable industrial land and [ Read More ]

Batavia hoping to get grant for road signs

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Batavia Township Service Director Ken Embry is hoping to apply for a road sign grant to pay for safety signs in the township. Embry told trustees during a Feb. 5 meeting that he will be traveling to the Ohio Department of Transportation in Columbus Feb. 11 to learn more about [ Read More ]

West Clermont LSD creates community engagement committee

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The West Clermont Board of Education is reaching out to the community for input. The district created a community engagement committee during a Jan. 27 meeting. Superintendent Dr. Keith Kline suggested the committee be created to work with community members as the district moves forward with plans for the merger [ Read More ]

ODOT to pave US 52

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Nearly four miles of US 52 will be repaved this fall, after years of planning. A section of US 52 from mile marker 2.69 to 6.72 is due to be repaved and construction will likely begin in the fall this year, said Elizabeth Lyons, public information specialist with District 8 [ Read More ]

Man arrested for abduction

By Kelly Doran Sun staff A man was arrested at the end of January after forcing his way into a juvenile’s car has been charged with kidnapping, two counts of abduction and two counts of robbery. On Jan. 18, an Amelia Police Officer was called to the Kroger on Main Street in Amelia because John [ Read More ]

West Clermont BOE recognizes Amelia Science Challenge team

West Clermont Board of Education members recognize students on the Amelia High School Science Challenge team during their meeting Jan. 27. The team will advance to the Regional Science Olympiad Tournament in March.  

Glen Este Hand Bell Choir performs

Glen Este High School Hand Bell Choir performs for West Clermont Local School District Board of Education members during the Jan. 27 meeting for School Board Appreciation Month.

Fire destroys Williamsburg business

By Kristin Rover Sun staff A fire Monday night destroyed a Williamsburg business. Williamsburg Township Fire Chief Kevin Wiedemann said his units responded to the fire on Old SR 32 Jan. 26. “We got the call about 2:30 a.m.,” Wiedemann said. “When units first got there it was through the roof.” Wiedemann said from there [ Read More ]

Privacy critical for Internet safety

By Kelly Doran Sun staff When Stephen Smith talks to teenagers about Internet safety, what he stresses to his audience is privacy. Many people don’t understand how much private information they provide in their daily lives, said Smith, who is the director of educational leadership for Cincinnati Bell. If someone has the right kind of [ Read More ]


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