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Math Day held at CNE Elementary School

At Clermont Northeastern Elementary School, third and fourth graders recently celebrated their second annual

Process to become charter village undertaken

A committee formed by the Bethel Village Council proposed at the Jan. 23 meeting that the village pursue the formation of a charter. The proposal, made by councilman John Swarthout, was made in the hopes that a charter would update and streamline the way Bethel is governed.

Office park hoped to spur development

Just days before Ford rocked the region with the announcement that they were closing the Batavia Transmission plant, the Board of Clermont County Commissioners announced the acquisition of 30 acres of land, with 70 more under contract, to create an office park in Union Township.

‘Best Dog’ contest held

In order to raise awareness about dog registration, adoptable pets, and proper pet care, the Clermont County Auditor

Ford announces transmission plant closing

The future has grown more uncertain for workers at Batavia Transmission, as well as for residents of Clermont County, with the announcement Monday morning at 10:30 a.m. that Ford intends to close the plant and cease all operations from it. The closure, which would take place sometime in 2008, will essentially eliminate the 1,745 jobs currently in place at the plant.

Amelia hires advertiser to redesign village Web site

The village of Amelia has decided to hire Michael Reed, of Pt. Pleasant, to recreate their Web site. The web site was originally created by elementary school students as a class project.

Batavia man arrested for trying to pass a forged prescription

A Batavia man was arrested Jan. 11 after the Milford Police investigated a forged prescription report at Krogers. According to police, Ronald B. Peveler, 43, of Bas Road in Batavia, was arrested for forging prescriptions and is also facing other charges.

Batavia begins search for a new member of council

The village of Batavia has officially begun its search for a new village council member. The announcement was made at the Batavia Village Council meeting Jan. 9.

Battle over new firehouse continues in Union Township

Three Union Township residents made another appeal to the Union Township Board of Trustees on Jan. 10 to stop the construction of a firehouse on Bach Buxton Road.

Batavia lowers speed limit at request of ODOT

As a result of frequent traffic accidents on state Route 132 near Batavia, council members have decided to lower the speed limit within the village limits.

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