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School board to consider member’s resignation, new teacher contract
 Just weeks after voters approved a bond issue to build a new K-12 building, the Carlisle Board of Education will consider the resignation of a board member as well as a new contract for teachers at tonight’s meeting. Board member David Clay submitted his resignation over the weekend, Superintendent Larry Hook confirmed with this news...

Posted: 10 hours ago

Just weeks after voters approved a bond issue to build a new K-12 building, the Carlisle Board of Education will consider the resignation of a board member as well as a new contract for teachers at tonight’s meeting. Board member David Clay submitted his resignation over the weekend, Superintendent Larry Hook confirmed with this news...
Witnesses: Ex-Monroe cop naked, intoxicated when arrested
 A report of a suicidal male firing a handgun in his yard led to the arrest of a former Monroe police officer, according to documents obtained by this news outlet. Bobby Sparks, 60, is free on $13,000 bond pending his hearing on charges of using weapons while intoxicated, discharging a firearm on or near prohibited premises, and inducing panic...

Posted: 11 hours ago

A report of a suicidal male firing a handgun in his yard led to the arrest of a former Monroe police officer, according to documents obtained by this news outlet. Bobby Sparks, 60, is free on $13,000 bond pending his hearing on charges of using weapons while intoxicated, discharging a firearm on or near prohibited premises, and inducing panic...
Middletown streets to be paved in project’s first phase
 Several streets have been identified for the first part of Middletown’s 2017 Local Street Improvement Program. MORE: Middletown greenlights next phase of Yankee Road project The streets are:
               Minnesota Street between Pinta and Buena avenues
               Carolina Street between Burbank Street and Roosevelt Boulevard
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Posted: a day ago

Several streets have been identified for the first part of Middletown’s 2017 Local Street Improvement Program. MORE: Middletown greenlights next phase of Yankee Road project The streets are: Minnesota Street between Pinta and Buena avenues Carolina Street between Burbank Street and Roosevelt Boulevard ...
Police: Boy, 5, alerts relatives after both parents overdose
 A boy in Ohio reportedly walked two blocks to a relative’s house early Thursday morning to say that his parents were dead, according to authorities. Officers who responded to the home found that both adults had overdosed on heroin, police said. A 3-month-old girl was also found in the home, crying in a car seat in the living room, according...

Posted: 3 days ago

A boy in Ohio reportedly walked two blocks to a relative’s house early Thursday morning to say that his parents were dead, according to authorities. Officers who responded to the home found that both adults had overdosed on heroin, police said. A 3-month-old girl was also found in the home, crying in a car seat in the living room, according...
Americana clean-up money approved by Monroe
 Monroe City Council recently approved a supplemental budget appropriation that included an increase in funding for various expenses for the former Americana Amusement Park. Council approved $600,000 that will cover expenses including property clean-up, storage, security and park design. MORE: Monroe approves agreement to design road at old...

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Monroe City Council recently approved a supplemental budget appropriation that included an increase in funding for various expenses for the former Americana Amusement Park. Council approved $600,000 that will cover expenses including property clean-up, storage, security and park design. MORE: Monroe approves agreement to design road at old...
Middletown boy, 5, alerts relatives after both parents overdose
 Police Chief Rodney Muterspaw said a 5-year-old boy should have been eating ice cream and watching cartoons early this morning, not potentially saving three lives. Instead, the boy reportedly walked two blocks to a relative’s house in Middletown at about 5 a.m. to say that his parents were dead. Officers who responded to the home in...

Posted: 4 days ago

Police Chief Rodney Muterspaw said a 5-year-old boy should have been eating ice cream and watching cartoons early this morning, not potentially saving three lives. Instead, the boy reportedly walked two blocks to a relative’s house in Middletown at about 5 a.m. to say that his parents were dead. Officers who responded to the home in...
New street planned for Monroe’s growing industrial park
 A new street will be built this year in the growing Park North Industrial Park. Monroe City Council recently accepted a donation of land that will be used as a new public right of way in the industrial park near Interstate 75. MORE: Online retailer’s massive Monroe expansion to create over 100 new jobs As part of the re-platting of...

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A new street will be built this year in the growing Park North Industrial Park. Monroe City Council recently accepted a donation of land that will be used as a new public right of way in the industrial park near Interstate 75. MORE: Online retailer’s massive Monroe expansion to create over 100 new jobs As part of the re-platting of...
Middletown housing: Landlords weigh in on need for balance
 Rental properties in Middletown contribute to some of the city’s most serious crimes and accounted for at least 40 percent of eviction cases in 2016, according to city manager Doug Adkins. Those were among the dozens of statistics Middletown landlords received during a recent meeting with the city manager. Adkins is meeting with various...

Posted: 5 days ago

Rental properties in Middletown contribute to some of the city’s most serious crimes and accounted for at least 40 percent of eviction cases in 2016, according to city manager Doug Adkins. Those were among the dozens of statistics Middletown landlords received during a recent meeting with the city manager. Adkins is meeting with various...
Sorg Opera House to host open house Sunday in Middletown
 The Sorg Opera Revitalization Group (SORG) will host an open house fundraising event of the historic theater this weekend. The open house fundraiser will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. MORE: Middletown’s Sorg Opera House among ‘endangered’ historic sites The event will offer a view of the rehabilitated box seats, repaired public...

Posted: 5 days ago

The Sorg Opera Revitalization Group (SORG) will host an open house fundraising event of the historic theater this weekend. The open house fundraiser will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. MORE: Middletown’s Sorg Opera House among ‘endangered’ historic sites The event will offer a view of the rehabilitated box seats, repaired public...
Middletown nurse surprised with recognition in national magazine
 A national award given to a nurse at Atrium Medical Center has now garnered her recognition in a national publication. Caitlyn Russell, a critical care nurse at Atrium in Middletown, received the DAISY Award for nursing excellence last year. She was surprised recently to learn she is featured in an article about the award in “Bold Voices...

Posted: 5 days ago

A national award given to a nurse at Atrium Medical Center has now garnered her recognition in a national publication. Caitlyn Russell, a critical care nurse at Atrium in Middletown, received the DAISY Award for nursing excellence last year. She was surprised recently to learn she is featured in an article about the award in “Bold Voices...
Middletown sewer line repair bill comes in at over $1 million
 A sewer line repair project has cost the city of Middletown more than $1 million. City Council on Tuesday approved $163,000 for additional repair work performed on the city’s north interceptor sewer line, which is adjacent to South Main Street between 15th and 18th avenues. The city previously awarded a $949,604 contract for the work...

Posted: 5 days ago

A sewer line repair project has cost the city of Middletown more than $1 million. City Council on Tuesday approved $163,000 for additional repair work performed on the city’s north interceptor sewer line, which is adjacent to South Main Street between 15th and 18th avenues. The city previously awarded a $949,604 contract for the work...
Franklin to buy vacant lot in tax foreclosure
 A vacant lot in Franklin with more than $57,000 in liens and back taxes against it has been offered to the city for acquisition. City officials were notified by the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office that the property at 529 S. River St., which is in a tax foreclosure case, remains unsold after two attempts to sell it at public auction...

Posted: 6 days ago

A vacant lot in Franklin with more than $57,000 in liens and back taxes against it has been offered to the city for acquisition. City officials were notified by the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office that the property at 529 S. River St., which is in a tax foreclosure case, remains unsold after two attempts to sell it at public auction...
Franklin Council delays discussion on charter review recommendations
 UPDATE @ 8 p.m. May 15: Franklin City Council on Monday postponed its discussion on proposed charter recommendations until its June 5. Some council members wanted more time to review the proposals. INITIAL REPORT, May 15: Eight proposed recommendations to Franklin’s city charter will be discussed by city council tonight. Those changes...

Posted: 7 days ago

UPDATE @ 8 p.m. May 15: Franklin City Council on Monday postponed its discussion on proposed charter recommendations until its June 5. Some council members wanted more time to review the proposals. INITIAL REPORT, May 15: Eight proposed recommendations to Franklin’s city charter will be discussed by city council tonight. Those changes...
2 new uses considered for former Middletown theater
 Middletown city officials are reviewing two proposals for the future use of a former downtown movie theater. One proposal for the former Studio Theater, 1345 Central Ave., would be to create a regional entertainment destination that would include a bar and restaurant and an outdoor music and movie amphitheater. The project would be privately...

Posted: 7 days ago

Middletown city officials are reviewing two proposals for the future use of a former downtown movie theater. One proposal for the former Studio Theater, 1345 Central Ave., would be to create a regional entertainment destination that would include a bar and restaurant and an outdoor music and movie amphitheater. The project would be privately...
2 arrested during OVI checkpoint in Franklin
 Two drivers were arrested during an OVI checkpoint Friday evening in Franklin. The two-hour checkpoint was conducted from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday on Ohio 123 east of Interstate 75 in Franklin by the Ohio Highway Patrol’s Lebanon post with assistance from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, Franklin police, the Ohio Department of Transportation...

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Two drivers were arrested during an OVI checkpoint Friday evening in Franklin. The two-hour checkpoint was conducted from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday on Ohio 123 east of Interstate 75 in Franklin by the Ohio Highway Patrol’s Lebanon post with assistance from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, Franklin police, the Ohio Department of Transportation...
Weather perfect as Hamilton Flea opens in new location
 Mother Nature cooperated, providing a bright, sunny Saturday as the Hamilton Flea opened its second season at its new Marcum Park location. “We finally have good weather,” said Lauren Smallwood, one of the event organizers. “Our first May event last year was really cold, but not today. Mother Nature owed us one.” &ldquo...

Posted: 9 days ago

Mother Nature cooperated, providing a bright, sunny Saturday as the Hamilton Flea opened its second season at its new Marcum Park location. “We finally have good weather,” said Lauren Smallwood, one of the event organizers. “Our first May event last year was really cold, but not today. Mother Nature owed us one.” &ldquo...
Two crashes reported in Butler County
 Local police were busy Saturday morning as two crashes were reported in Butler County. The first crash involved two vehicles at 8:55 a.m. at Hamilton Middletown Road at Todhunter Road, according to Monroe police dispatch. Two people were injured in the crash and were taken to Atrium Medical Center for treatment. No other information was available...

Posted: 9 days ago

Local police were busy Saturday morning as two crashes were reported in Butler County. The first crash involved two vehicles at 8:55 a.m. at Hamilton Middletown Road at Todhunter Road, according to Monroe police dispatch. Two people were injured in the crash and were taken to Atrium Medical Center for treatment. No other information was available...
Middletown to resurface airport taxiway
 Work is expected to begin soon on improving the taxiway at the Middletown Regional Airport/Hook Field. The airport received a $1.1 million grant from the Ohio Department of Transportation at the end of its Fiscal Year 2016 program. MORE: Middletown cleared for state airport funding “This project is incredibly important to the airport&rsquo...

Posted: 10 days ago

Work is expected to begin soon on improving the taxiway at the Middletown Regional Airport/Hook Field. The airport received a $1.1 million grant from the Ohio Department of Transportation at the end of its Fiscal Year 2016 program. MORE: Middletown cleared for state airport funding “This project is incredibly important to the airport&rsquo...
Franklin to try for state grant to fix community pool
 The city of Franklin will be seeking a state grant to help pay for improvements to the swimming pool in Community Park. City Engineer Barry Conway said the city would be applying for a state NatureWorks grant to replace the existing, deteriorated concrete sidewalk around the main swimming pool, the junior and baby pools. Conway said at the...

Posted: 10 days ago

The city of Franklin will be seeking a state grant to help pay for improvements to the swimming pool in Community Park. City Engineer Barry Conway said the city would be applying for a state NatureWorks grant to replace the existing, deteriorated concrete sidewalk around the main swimming pool, the junior and baby pools. Conway said at the...
Marsh may close area grocery stores if no buyer is found
 A grocery chain has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and may close four locations in the region as a result. Forty-four Marsh Supermarkets stores — including those located at 621 N. University Blvd. in Middletown; 1500 Plaza Drive in Hamilton; 223 Auckerman in Eaton; and 982 N. Market in Troy — could close if a buyer cannot be...

Posted: 10 days ago

A grocery chain has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and may close four locations in the region as a result. Forty-four Marsh Supermarkets stores — including those located at 621 N. University Blvd. in Middletown; 1500 Plaza Drive in Hamilton; 223 Auckerman in Eaton; and 982 N. Market in Troy — could close if a buyer cannot be...
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