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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 ]

Amelia charter ready, again, for vote

By Megan Alley Sun staff In a special election on May 2, voters in the village of Amelia will decide whether or not to adopt a municipal charter and become a charter village under Ohio law. This is a pertinent decision because data from the 2010 census shows that Amelia is on the cusp of [ Read More ]

Civil War events planned for end of month

By Megan Alley Sun staff Back-to-back events commemorating Civil War points of interest will be held later this month in villages along the Ohio River. An event to commemorate Ulysses S. Grant’s 195th birthday will be held on April 29 in Point Pleasant, Grant’s birthplace. The annual event will be held from 10 a.m. to [ Read More ]

New Richmond roundup: Police chief resigns, Short Hill closed indefinitely and plans for a recreational trail move ahead

By Megan Alley Sun staff Village of New Richmond Police Chief Randy Harvey announced his resignation on April 11 at the village council meeting. Harvey said his decision to leave has “little to do with the village of New Richmond,” but rather that he “doesn’t want to be a policeman anymore.” “I’m just tired of [ Read More ]


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