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Safety Town coming to Monroe for first time this summer
 Incoming kindergartners in the Monroe school district will have the opportunity to spend some time at Safety Town this summer. Monroe police have been working for the past few months to raise funds to establish the new safety program for young students entering Monroe Primary School, said police Chief Bob Buchanan. “We are hoping to...

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Incoming kindergartners in the Monroe school district will have the opportunity to spend some time at Safety Town this summer. Monroe police have been working for the past few months to raise funds to establish the new safety program for young students entering Monroe Primary School, said police Chief Bob Buchanan. “We are hoping to...
Monroe road to close for 3 weeks
 A portion of Todhunter Road is closed to all traffic for as long as three weeks to complete repairs after the road collapsed last month. Dan Arthur, Monroe’s public works director, said the immediate road closure was necessary because of a void space under the road and about a 27-inch wide sanitary sewer line that caused a portion of...

Posted: 2 days ago

A portion of Todhunter Road is closed to all traffic for as long as three weeks to complete repairs after the road collapsed last month. Dan Arthur, Monroe’s public works director, said the immediate road closure was necessary because of a void space under the road and about a 27-inch wide sanitary sewer line that caused a portion of...
Newly remodeled building resumes bingo games in Middletown
 A remodeled former roller skating rink is the city’s newest event rental space. Crown Palaza Banquet Center has opened at 6962 Coles Road, and on Sunday it premiered a new bingo game. Gary Gill and his brother Sunny Singh purchased the 12,960-square-foot building from Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3809 last August. The brothers have...

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A remodeled former roller skating rink is the city’s newest event rental space. Crown Palaza Banquet Center has opened at 6962 Coles Road, and on Sunday it premiered a new bingo game. Gary Gill and his brother Sunny Singh purchased the 12,960-square-foot building from Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3809 last August. The brothers have...
New uniform contract approved for Middletown firefighters
 A new three-year uniform contract for the Division of Fire was approved by Middletown City Council. City officials said uniforms are purchased for personnel in the Division of Fire each year as a result of the contract between the IAFF and the city. The contract with the A.E. David Company of Dayton is for an amount not to exceed $45,000...

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A new three-year uniform contract for the Division of Fire was approved by Middletown City Council. City officials said uniforms are purchased for personnel in the Division of Fire each year as a result of the contract between the IAFF and the city. The contract with the A.E. David Company of Dayton is for an amount not to exceed $45,000...
City to sell old life squad unit to school for $1
 Franklin City Council recently approved the sale of a 2000 McCoy Miller Life Squad to the Warren County Career Center for $1. Fire Chief Jonathan Westendorf said the former life squad unit was transferred to the city from JEMS as part of the division of assets when the two entities separated and that the unit has reached the end of its useful...

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Franklin City Council recently approved the sale of a 2000 McCoy Miller Life Squad to the Warren County Career Center for $1. Fire Chief Jonathan Westendorf said the former life squad unit was transferred to the city from JEMS as part of the division of assets when the two entities separated and that the unit has reached the end of its useful...
Middletown approves enhancements to city Gateway
 Middletown City Council Tuesday approved a contract for the maintenance and upgrades of the Gateway landscaping along Interstate 75 and Ohio 122. T.R. Gear Landscaping, Inc., of Fairfield submitted the lowest bid of three bidders for the contract for the total amount of $117,231.17. Cindy Strayer, city purchasing agent, said the Gateway to...

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Middletown City Council Tuesday approved a contract for the maintenance and upgrades of the Gateway landscaping along Interstate 75 and Ohio 122. T.R. Gear Landscaping, Inc., of Fairfield submitted the lowest bid of three bidders for the contract for the total amount of $117,231.17. Cindy Strayer, city purchasing agent, said the Gateway to...
Middletown ready for next phase of Yankee Road reconstruction
 Orange barrels will become part of the landscape on Yankee Road this summer. Middletown City Council is expected to award a contract for Phase 3 of the Yankee Road project between Lafayette Avenue and Oxford State Road. MORE
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Orange barrels will become part of the landscape on Yankee Road this summer. Middletown City Council is expected to award a contract for Phase 3 of the Yankee Road project between Lafayette Avenue and Oxford State Road. MORE : Middletown to reopen major industrial road in November The project consists...
Local couple seeks tax break to redevelop Middletown building
 A local business couple is seeking a tax abatement to redevelop a building in downtown Middletown. Richard and Lydia Montgomery, who own three local small businesses in Middletown, are seeking a 12-year, 100 percent Community Reinvestment Area tax abatement for their project at 1201 Central Ave. The Montgomerys are proposing to redevelop...

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A local business couple is seeking a tax abatement to redevelop a building in downtown Middletown. Richard and Lydia Montgomery, who own three local small businesses in Middletown, are seeking a 12-year, 100 percent Community Reinvestment Area tax abatement for their project at 1201 Central Ave. The Montgomerys are proposing to redevelop...
Monroe makes garage sale, large-item pickup dates permanent
 Monroe City Council has approved permanent dates in June for the annual City Wide Garage Sale and the annual Spring Large Item Pickup. In the past, council has set these dates each year. City Manager William Brock said the city receives calls as early as February asking when the community garage sale and large-item pickup will held. Brock...

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Monroe City Council has approved permanent dates in June for the annual City Wide Garage Sale and the annual Spring Large Item Pickup. In the past, council has set these dates each year. City Manager William Brock said the city receives calls as early as February asking when the community garage sale and large-item pickup will held. Brock...
Middletown police officer involved in 2-car crash
 A Middletown police officer was transported to the hospital after a two-car crash today in downtown Middletown. The crash occurred about 3 p.m. at Central Avenue and Clinton Street. Officer Becki Leukhardt was transported to Atrium Medical Center for evaluation. MORE: Middletown police see spike in officer crashes to start 2017 A 2008 Lexus...

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A Middletown police officer was transported to the hospital after a two-car crash today in downtown Middletown. The crash occurred about 3 p.m. at Central Avenue and Clinton Street. Officer Becki Leukhardt was transported to Atrium Medical Center for evaluation. MORE: Middletown police see spike in officer crashes to start 2017 A 2008 Lexus...
Safe, cash stolen from Eagles Lodge in Franklin
 Franklin police are searching for the person who stole valuables and cash from an Eagles Lodge safe. A black Sentry safe was taken from the Eagles Lodge on North Main Street after a break-in during the early morning hours of Monday, police said. The safe was found Wednesday near Ohio 741 and Weldon Drive in the Mason area with valuables and...

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Franklin police are searching for the person who stole valuables and cash from an Eagles Lodge safe. A black Sentry safe was taken from the Eagles Lodge on North Main Street after a break-in during the early morning hours of Monday, police said. The safe was found Wednesday near Ohio 741 and Weldon Drive in the Mason area with valuables and...
New distribution facility could bring hundreds of jobs to Middletown
 Nearly 40 acres of Middletown land previously envisioned as an indoor marijuana growing facility could become a $16 million logistics and distribution center. The city has put together a tax incentive package in hopes of luring the large project that could bring as many as 350 jobs, according to documents obtained by the Journal-News. Middletown...

Posted: 7 days ago

Nearly 40 acres of Middletown land previously envisioned as an indoor marijuana growing facility could become a $16 million logistics and distribution center. The city has put together a tax incentive package in hopes of luring the large project that could bring as many as 350 jobs, according to documents obtained by the Journal-News. Middletown...
Franklin plans to buy new police cruisers, ambulance
 Franklin City Council approved Tuesday its final 2017 permanent appropriations budget that includes more than $27.5 million in spending for all funds. City Manager Sonny Lewis outlined the final budget for 2017 at the meeting. More than $10.3 million will be for general fund spending that covers daily operations, which is a slight decrease...

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Franklin City Council approved Tuesday its final 2017 permanent appropriations budget that includes more than $27.5 million in spending for all funds. City Manager Sonny Lewis outlined the final budget for 2017 at the meeting. More than $10.3 million will be for general fund spending that covers daily operations, which is a slight decrease...
Semi rolls over, spills grease in Butler County
 UPDATE @ 5 p.m.: The off-bound ramp from Ohio 4 north to Ohio 73/Oxford State Road in Lemon Twp. remains closed after a semi-truck driver lost his load of discarded cooking grease. Butler County Sheriff’s Maj. Mike Craft said no one was hurt in the single-vehicle crash Tuesday morning. The driver said he did not realize how sharp the...

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UPDATE @ 5 p.m.: The off-bound ramp from Ohio 4 north to Ohio 73/Oxford State Road in Lemon Twp. remains closed after a semi-truck driver lost his load of discarded cooking grease. Butler County Sheriff’s Maj. Mike Craft said no one was hurt in the single-vehicle crash Tuesday morning. The driver said he did not realize how sharp the...
Middletown may restart Citizen Police Academy
 A Facebook post that inquired how many people in Middletown would be interested in participating in a Citizen Police Academy has already resulted in more than two dozen people interested in signing up. Lt. Jimmy Cunningham said police Chief Rodney Muterspaw posted the inquiry last week on the Middletown Division of Police’s Facebook...

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A Facebook post that inquired how many people in Middletown would be interested in participating in a Citizen Police Academy has already resulted in more than two dozen people interested in signing up. Lt. Jimmy Cunningham said police Chief Rodney Muterspaw posted the inquiry last week on the Middletown Division of Police’s Facebook...
Here’s the list of Butler County township roads being paved this year
 More than $6 million in road paving projects covering more than 68 miles is being coordinated with Butler County townships by the engineer’s office. MORE: 3 major road projects part of $24 million plan in Butler County Township paving program costs and total miles include: FAIRFIELD TWP.: $668,819 / 4.1 miles
            
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More than $6 million in road paving projects covering more than 68 miles is being coordinated with Butler County townships by the engineer’s office. MORE: 3 major road projects part of $24 million plan in Butler County Township paving program costs and total miles include: FAIRFIELD TWP.: $668,819 / 4.1 miles ...
42 people apply for Carlisle village manager post
 Interest in becoming the next Carlisle village manager attracted 42 applicants from nine states with a wide variety of private and public sector experience. Carlisle Village Council began reviewing the resumes of the candidates to succeed current Village Manager Sherry Callahan, who is retiring March 31 after 30 years of public service. Callahan...

Posted: 10 days ago

Interest in becoming the next Carlisle village manager attracted 42 applicants from nine states with a wide variety of private and public sector experience. Carlisle Village Council began reviewing the resumes of the candidates to succeed current Village Manager Sherry Callahan, who is retiring March 31 after 30 years of public service. Callahan...
Residents share ideas for future of downtown Franklin
 The sky was the limit as nearly three dozen people gathered in Franklin to envision how it might look in the future. All of those ideas and many more were part of a two-day Heritage Ohio Downtown Assessment Resource Team visit to Franklin that included several large and small-group discussions as well as guided and unguided tours of downtown...

Posted: 10 days ago

The sky was the limit as nearly three dozen people gathered in Franklin to envision how it might look in the future. All of those ideas and many more were part of a two-day Heritage Ohio Downtown Assessment Resource Team visit to Franklin that included several large and small-group discussions as well as guided and unguided tours of downtown...
Middletown’s visitors bureau gets major overhaul
 The Middletown Convention and Visitors Bureau is rebooting after concerns raised about its operations led to 11 of its 12 board members being replaced this month. The refocusing of the official marketing and sales organization for Middletown comes on the heels of a year that saw the city welcome dozens of new businesses and host sold-out...

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The Middletown Convention and Visitors Bureau is rebooting after concerns raised about its operations led to 11 of its 12 board members being replaced this month. The refocusing of the official marketing and sales organization for Middletown comes on the heels of a year that saw the city welcome dozens of new businesses and host sold-out...
400 Middletown property owners told to fix sidewalks
 More than 400 property owners have received notices from the city of Middletown to repair their sidewalks, curbs, gutters and driveway aprons. Each year, the city notifies property owners to make these repairs before the annual street improvement project begins. This year, 387 property owners received notifications to make repairs ranging...

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More than 400 property owners have received notices from the city of Middletown to repair their sidewalks, curbs, gutters and driveway aprons. Each year, the city notifies property owners to make these repairs before the annual street improvement project begins. This year, 387 property owners received notifications to make repairs ranging...
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