News Archive

Mayor reports on Clean and Green efforts in Williamsburg

Mayor Mary Ann Lefker reported to council Thursday, April 23, that the Clermont 20/20 Clean and Green event held in Williamsburg on April 18 was a huge success. Clermont 20/20 Clean and Green provided T-shirts, food and trash bags for volunteers.

Clermont County plans for National Day of Prayer

From the State House to the county court house, from a public park to people in the pew, Americans will be praying on Thursday, May 7, from coast to coast.

Batavia Township spring clean up days to be held May 1&2

Dumpsters will be available at the Batavia Township Service Department to receive items to be disposed of 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Friday, May 1 and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, May 2.

Amelia Comprehensive Plan to be updated

A comprehensive plan put together in 2000 by residents and council members is causing concerns in Amelia. Planning Commission spokesman David Woessner reported that several developers are interested in Amelia property but were concerned that a plan to develop the Village Parkway to alleviate traffic could later affect their plans.

Grassy Run to be held this weekend

The 17th annual Grassy Run Heritage Rendezvous will be held at the Williamsburg Community Park April 24-26. Sponsored by The Grassy Run Historical Arts Committee, the event celebrates the history of Clermont County and is an excellent educational opportunity for anyone interested in the area’s pioneer past.

County chooses cleaning service

The Clermont County Board of Commissioners made a decision Feb. 25 to award a janitorial contract to Alpha and Omega Building Service, of Kettering, after terminating the contract with Scioto Services, of Cincinnati. The contract with Scioto Services was terminated for non-compliance and theft.

New website development gets green light

The Union Township website redevelopment project is finally underway. Township trustees approved the recommendation of Township Administrator David Duckworth for N6 Design Group to begin the reconstruction process during their meeting on Tuesday, April 14.

Election issues to be decided May 5

Several issues will be on the Tuesday, May 5 ballot in Clermont County. Voters from around the county will be deciding on the future of four school districts and the fate of one village. In the Village of Amelia, voters will be deciding on the future of the village.

Bethel Hometown Flea Market opens

There’s a new business in Bethel that is attracting a lot of attention. Bethel Hometown Flea Market opened its doors on April 18 and will be open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, and from 12 – 8 p.m. the first Friday of every month. Owner Anna Bingamon has lived in Bethel for 15 years and says that she wants to keep that “hometown feel” with the new business.

Trustees Association celebrates 58 years

The power was off in Bethel as the Clermont County Trustee Association began its 58th Annual Banquet in the darkened cafeteria at Grant Career Center, but association president Tom Dix, of Washington Township, used a megaphone to assure those in attendance that the evening would go on as planned.

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