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Arson damages equipment at park

Violence believed to be targeted at dogs has resulted in damages to equipment in Miami Township that could add up to $20,000.

Rally kicks off levy campaign

The Clermont County Mental Health and Recovery Board kicked off its mental health levy campaign with a rally Aug. 31.

Group hopes to help with school funding problem

If one were to rank familiar sights around the region, signs pleading with voters to pass a school levy would be high on the list.

Pierce Township discovers looming budget deficit

Whether or not to appeal to voters with a levy is one of the decisions that Pierce Township will have to face after a preliminary budget forecast shows the police department facing a devastating deficit by as early as next year.

Forum held to address foster care issues

How could they have done this to a child? That is the question that outraged child welfare workers, grief counselors, and concerned community members struggled with and tried to find answers to at a forum held for the community at the Union Township Civic Center Sep. 1.

Carrolls to be charged with murder, assault

Clermont County prosecutors have announced that the county will pursue murder charges against David and Liz Carroll for the death of their developmentally disabled foster child Marcus Fiesel. A Clermont County grand jury has handed down the following indictments after convening for more than 60 minutes on the morning of Sept. 6.

Batavia streetscape has been unveiled

The conceptual streetscape designs for the Batavia Main Street revitalization project will be on display at the Taste of Clermont this weekend, Sept. 8-10. The Batavia main street revitalization project is in the conceptual stage and this is the first chance that the public will have to look at the plans.

New Richmond school district receives ‘effective’ rating

The New Richmond Exempted Village School District has received an effective rating from the Ohio Department of Education.

Williamsburg schools rated ‘effective’

Williamsburg is hoping to overcome the final hurdles and achieve a state rating of excellent next year, after coming in just shy of the district rating this year.

Batavia district rated ‘effective’

Students of the Batavia Local School District will be feeling the heat this year as the district plans to kick academics up a notch. Presenting the “212 Degrees” theme this year, the district is hoping to perform well enough on the state district report card to reach excellence status.

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