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Sweet Bliss Bakery & Coffee opens its doors

By Brett Milam Editor City of Milford residents have a new fix for their sweet tooth needs: Sweet Bliss Bakery & Coffee on Main Street. The new establishment held its official ribbon cutting on May 11, with Mayor Laurie Howland, Board of County Commissioner Edwin Humphrey and Milford Miami Township Chamber of Commerce members present. [ Read More ]

Local teen inspires Bethel leaders to support National Brain Tumor Awareness Month

By Megan Alley Sun Staff The village of Bethel council showed their support for a local teenager who has a benign brain tumor and is trying to raise awareness about brain tumors and cancer by wearing grey to their regular monthly meeting on May 11. May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month, and supporters across [ Read More ]

Proposed Owensville annexation withdrawn

By Brett Milam Editor The petition for the disputed annexation of 224.0034 acres from Stonelick Township to the village of Owensville was withdrawn at the Board of County Commissioners meeting on May 10. Commissioners Painter, Humphrey and Uible all voted in favor of approving the withdrawal. The filing was done by Michael Minniear, attorney for [ Read More ]

President Mark Calitri of the county’s convention and visitors bureau resigns

By Megan Alley Sun staff The president of the Clermont County Convention and Visitors Bureau is leaving his position to head up the Owensboro Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau in Kentucky. Mark Calitri, who has led the Clermont County CVB for the past four years, recently accepted the position of president and chief executive [ Read More ]

County seeks TIF for commerce park to help pay for multimillion dollar traffic project

By Megan Alley Sun staff County officials are asking local municipality and school district leaders to sign onto and/or approve, respectively, a tax increment financing for the county’s South Afton Commerce Park. In February 2016, it was announced that the Clermont County Community Improvement Corporation, Inc. had purchased 242 acres of land to build the [ Read More ]

Engineering students showcase creations

By Megan Alley Sun staff Students in the engineering and robotics programs at Milford Junior High School and Milford High School presented their projects to the community during an engineering showcase on May 3. The event was co-hosted by Great Oaks Career Campuses at Tata Consultancy Services in Milford. It featured an array of student [ Read More ]

Troop banners adorn Owensville

By Brett Milam Editor The troop banner program, honoring fallen and surviving veterans of war, dots nearly every telephone pole in the village of Owensville. Owensville Chief of Police Mike Freeman, following in the tradition of counties, villages and townships all over the country, is the man behind the banners. “It’s something the village started [ Read More ]

Milford Fire/EMS levy, Amelia charter pass

By Megan Alley and Brett Milam Sun staff and Editor In a special election on May 2, voters in the county affirmed the city of Milford’s Fire/EMS levy and voted for the village of Amelia’s charter. Unofficial results as of 9 p.m. on May 2, showed that 432 voters voted for the Milford Fire/EMS levy [ Read More ]

Addiction and rehab center expands in Milford

By Brett Milam Editor Northland Addiction Treatment and Rehab Center has expanded to a new location in Milford with a grand opening on April 28. The new location at 25 Whitney Drive, Suite 122, which is less than half a mile from their other location on 50 W. Techne Center Drive, is a facility that [ Read More ]

Students help feed the hungry with ‘Blessing Boxes’

By Megan Alley Sun Staff A local nonprofit recently installed a free food exchange box at Clough Pike Elementary School, and so far, the program has been “going good,” according to project leaders. Cincy Kids 4 Kids, co-founded by Missy Bastin, installed one if its Blessing Boxes outside the school earlier this year. The premise [ Read More ]


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