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New Richmond pursues development

“New Richmond is ready to explode, it only needs the right fuse to ignite it.” These were the words spoken by New Richmond resident, councilman, and former mayor Nick Wolf at the village’s third economic development meeting Nov. 18. For six months, village residents have been formulating plans to locate that fuse and revitalize the village with an explosive economic development plan.

Sheriff warns residents of possible mail scam

While most of us have become accustomed to tossing away varying amounts of junk mail, what you receive in your mailbox has become more sinister as the offers have moved from legitimate items or services for purchase to opportunities to scam you out of your savings.

Department better equipped to fight fires

The Union Township Fire Department will soon enjoy the use of a pair of new fire engines. The two state of the art pumpers, recently purchased through fire levy funds, will give the fire department more versatility and water volume when fires break out in the township.

Statistics show Clermont near the top for kids

Statistics from a recently published study completed by the National Coalition for Child Protection Reform which indicate that Clermont County is the third worst county in the state for seizing children for foster care placement are misleading, said Clermont County Job and Family Services Director Tim McCartney.

Corrections officers complete training at Clermont academy

Seven corrections officers have graduated from the Clermont County Police Corrections Academy. The academy’s five-week course, which was held Oct. 9 – Nov. 8, is an obligation that must be fulfilled by all Clermont County corrections officers within their first full year of employment in Ohio jails.

Holiday season brings greater demand on YWCA food pantry

Everyone needs food, and this time of year, food is in greater need than ever. The combination of cold weather and the holiday gatherings associated with Thanksgiving, Christmas and other events means that many families are in greater need than ever.

New council members appointed in Bethel to fill two empty seats

The Bethel Village Council met on Nov. 13, a solemn occasion after the death of council member George Schramm. Schramm, who was close to completing his first year as a council member, died on Nov. 5.

Property improvements recognized by the Village Association of Batavia

Two Batavia properties have received the property home improvement award from the Village Association of Batavia. Receiving the recognition for November are the Astles home, located at 18 N. Fifth Street, and the new Rosenhoffer law building owned by Clermont Risky Business, located at 302 Main Street.

Township law enforcement boosted

Approximately 24 hours before voters chose to support a levy in Batavia Township to increase the law enforcement capacity within the township, the trustees discussed the status of patrols within the township with Sheriff’s Deputy B.J. Boerger.

Milford hires new assistant city manager

The city of Milford recently announced the hiring of a new assistant city manager to replace Jeff Wright, who left the position in July. Pamela Holbrook, an Indianapolis native, will be joining the city Nov. 27.


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