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Ceremony and parade open county fair

By Megan Alley and Kelly Doran Sun staff The 2015 Clermont County Fair officially kicked off July 26 with the Stonelick Township Firefighters Association Parade, a flag raising by Boy Scout Troop 741 and welcome from fair officials. The parade started off the festivities at 1 p.m. Participants in the parade included the Grand Marshals, [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Twp ES receives grant

By Megan Alley Sun staff Williamsburg Township Emergency Services has been awarded a $7,000 grant to help pay for training and equipment. The funding comes from the Ohio Department of Public Safety Emergency Medical Services. Grant recipients were announced in late June. Williamsburg Township Emergency Services Chief Kevin Wiedemann said this year’s grant award is [ Read More ]

Bethel church to host annual pig roast

By Megan Alley Sun staff St. Mary’s Church in Bethel will host its fifth annual pig roast on August 8. The event is the primary fundraiser for the church, which is led by Pastor Father Michael Leshney. “This event gets bigger every year. Last year, we had a big rainstorm, and it was still our [ Read More ]

Specialty farm market coming to Milford

By Megan Alley Sun staff Harvest Market, a bodega-style store specializing in fresh local produce, will soon open its doors in Milford. Ben and Maureen Redman, owners of Harvest Market, purchased the building at 308 Main St. from the City of Milford for $185,000. The two, both from southwest Ohio, were living in Kauai last [ Read More ]

New Richmond restaurant changes owners

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Landing Restaurant and Marina, located along the Ohio River in New Richmond, opened under new ownership on July 1. Business partners Dennis Hein and Peter Kambelos purchased the restaurant and bar, located at 401 Front St., from former owners Joseph and Judy Vogel. “Pete and Dennis are great people [ Read More ]

CTTS owners speak about success

By Kelly Doran Editor On the 30th anniversary of CTTS’s opening, Patti Fraley, owner, and Kathy McConnell, co-owner, spoke about the company’s history and success. Fraley and McConnell told their story at the Clermont Chamber of Commerce’s Breakfast Forum Series on July 15. Fraley and McConnell were working at a General Electric training lab when [ Read More ]

Four killed in flash flooding

By Wade Linville Sun Publishing staff Nights are typically peaceful for residents of Ripley and Stringtown roads in Brown County, but the quiet community was shaken by severe flash flooding of Red Oak Creek on July 18 that would lead to the death of a pregnant mother and two of her children, and leave others [ Read More ]

New Richmond cafe for sale

By Megan Alley Sun staff Front Street Cafe owner, Robert Lees, has put his popular New Richmond cafe on the market. The café is listed as a “Business Opportunity” with the commercial real estate agency The Ever-est Group, based in Cincinnati. Tom Dix is the listing agent. “There’s no interested party,” said Lees. “I’m just [ Read More ]

Amelia to put charter commission on ballot

By Kelly Doran Editor The village of Amelia may become a charter in a few years if voters approve a charter commission in November. Right now, Amelia is a statutory village, so when the village becomes a city in 2020 it will be under statutory guidelines, Mayor Todd Hart said. This means that Amelia will [ Read More ]

Storms cause power outages

By Kelly Doran Editor The Cincinnati area faced three rounds of storms last week, causing 19,400 power outages in Clermont County. The first storm occurred July 13 in the afternoon, the second July 14 in the morning and the last, and worst, was July 14 in the afternoon, said Sally Thelen, communications manager for Duke [ Read More ]

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