News Archive

Bethel to get cruiser soon; camera included

Bethel Councilwoman Donna Gunn, who also heads up the safety committee, said at the May 8 council meeting that a long-awaited new police cruiser would be arriving in Bethel in the near future.

Township welcomes new administrators

The Union Township Trustees crowded their May 9 meeting with a series of introductions, welcoming a host of new or promoted employees to the family during their regular monthly meeting.

Speed issues in developments discussed

After residents of the Braxton Park subdivision in Batavia Township complained to the trustees about increased traffic and crime in their community, efforts made by the township

Amelia seeking financial assistance for Morse House restoration effort

The Village of Amelia is applying for a Community Block Development Grant to preserve and restore the historically significant Morse House. The Morse House, located at 44 Oak Street, was built in the 1850

Milford councilman announces resignation

Milford City Council member Shannon Reynolds has resigned his position. The resignation, effective May 30, was read to Mayor Lou Bishop and council members at the May 3 meeting. Reynolds, who has served for two years and five months, works full-time for EMC, Inc., a Boston-based computer storage company.

Condo plan is dismissed by board of trustees

A long lull in large zoning hearings ended last week when the Batavia Township Board of Trustees reviewed and denied a planned development case that would have added nearly 60 condominiums to the township.

Batavia Village Association to hold plant sale

The Village Association of Batavia is launching a new monthly event designed to bring people into the village.A flower and plant sale, which will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13 at Haglage Park on Main Street will be the first in a series of

Milford petition may not result in referendum

Shortly after voters acted to defeat a school levy placed on the May ballot by Milford schools, the board moved to counteract what they feared was an attempt to further sap funding from the schools by, ironically, circulating a petition to reduce school funding.

Ground broken for Maupin Pavilion

Clermont County High School rowing crew students broke ground May 7 on the Matt Maupin Welcome Pavilion project, to be built at East Fork State Park. High school students representing seven High schools from the county have been involved in

A ‘Gold Rush’ was held at East Fork State Park

East Fork State Park held its 20th Annual Gold Rush Days Campout on May 5, 6, and 7 to kick off the 2006 camping season. Gathering at the Park Campground in Williamsburg, the public celebrated local history and participated in numerous fun activities such as primitive cooking, sundial reading, fire starting, knife and tomahawk throwing, black powder demonstrations, panning for gold, and scouting, tracking, and survival techniques. There was also a free lunch, a cornbread cook-off, and old-fashioned bean soup for everyone.

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