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West Carrollton plan for annual landlord fee to be discussed

A plan to create an annual fee for West Carrollton landlords is set to be addressed by the city’s council this week.Council is scheduled to discuss the proposal – opposed by West Carrollton rental property owners - Tuesday night in a work session.The proposal, believed to be the first of ...

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Cooling centers open with heat advisory, warning in effect

Cooling centers are opening across the area as an excessive heat warning and a heat advisory are in effect through Sunday. In Washington Twp. The Washington Twp. Rec Center, 895 Washington-Centerville Road, is open and operating as a cooling center during normal business hours, according to the township. Washington Rec ...

Heat, humidity to stay through Monday

The National Weather Service extended through today an excessive heat warning for Montgomery County and a heat advisory for the rest of the Miami Valley.Sixty residences in a Harrison Twp. were without power Saturday. Dayton Power & Light said the residences were all in the area of the Meadows of ...

Deputy OK after rear-end crash with suspected drunk driver

A driver suffered serious injuries after crashing into the back of a Montgomery County Sheriff deputy’s cruiser on northbound I-75 in West Carrollton Saturday morning. Deputy OK after rear-end collision     Other driver in ‘very serious condition’ Unrelated high-speed pursuit approached crash scene   UPDATE @ 3:11 p.m. The ...

Two cruisers were towed after they were damaged attempting to stop a pursuit approaching stopped traffic on I-75 in West Carrollton. (Jordyn Huffman/Staff)

2 troopers injured in pursuit on I-75 in Montgomery Co.

Two state troopers were injured attempting to end a pursuit that was approaching stopped traffic on northbound I-75 in West Carrollton. Dispatchers from the Lebanon Post of the Ohio Stage Highway Patrol said troopers initiated a pursuit after a vehicle that was reported stolen failed to stop on northbound I-75 ...

Study outlines West Carrollton housing issues

With an aging West Carrollton population, the city may want to shift its focus to cater more toward the lifestyle of current and future senior citizens. At the same time, West Carrollton’s considerable rental housing occupied largely by younger residents - coupled with reasonably priced homes - could make the ...

In brief

WEST CARROLLTONCitizen’s Police Academy Aug. 11The West Carrollton Police Department plans to host a Citizen’s Police Academy this fall. Classes will begin Aug. 11 in the Fredrick J. Beard Training Room of the police department. The academy will meet each Thursday for eight weeks from 6:30-9 p.m.Topics include: evidence collection, ...

West Carrollton board recommends new rental licensing

The West Carrollton Board of Zoning Appeals July 14 recommended approval of a new rental licensing program that will go before city council July 26, according to a news release.The public will be given a chance to comment on the proposal Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the council meeting.Any changes to ...

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Most succulent dishes at Restaurant Week Sneak Peek

The Miami Valley Restaurant Association’s Sneak Peek to Summer 2016 Restaurant Week test-drove a new venue at The Park at Austin Landing on Thursday night, but one aspect of the event remained unchanged: great food. About one-third of the 50 restaurants that will offer special pricing on three-course meals as ...

West Carrollton sets up safe-exchange zone for online sales. Contributed

West Carrollton sets up safe exchange zone for online sales

An area outside the West Carrollton Police Department is now a designated “safe spot” to exchange goods.The parking spaces, which are monitored by security cameras, are located at outside the police station at the Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave.The spots are in response to requests for a safe area ...

Dayton Power & Light presented an oversized check representing the $650,000 rebate it awarded Montgomery County government Tuesday. From left: County Commissioners Dan Foley, Judy Dodge and Debbie Lieberman, with Tom Raga, president and chief executive of DP&L. THOMAS GNAU/STAFF

County moves save money, win $650K rebate

Harnessing the power of bacteria and locking in lower electric rates helped Montgomery County government cut rates in half at a water reclamation plant — and earn a $650,000 rebate.Dayton Power and Light awarded Montgomery County the rebate Tuesday after the county invested in new equipment at its River Road ...

West Carrollton’s challenges reflected in new study

West Carrollton’s considerable rental housing — occupied largely by younger residents — coupled with reasonably priced homes could make the city ripe to stabilize a population whose majority is aging. At the same time, the city lacks an “anchor” attraction and faces challenges to expanding its business base. This is ...

This is where the magic happens — or will happen, said Ruben Perez, NuVasive senior director of manufacturing. A look at work stations at the NuVasive manufacturing facility in West Carrollton. Full production of spinal implants should be underway by the second quarter of 2017. THOMAS GNAU/STAFF WRITER

NuVasive unveils new home, looking for workers

Spinal implant manufacturer NuVasive Inc. opened the doors to its Liberty Lane facility to visitors for the first time last week, and it is looking for 200 qualified employees, in addition to the more than 100 it already has in Fairborn.For Montgomery County officials and the media, a tour was ...

Adults who receive services from the Montgomery County Board of Development Disabilities maintain the Little Library box in parking lot of the West Carrollton YMCA. CONTRIBUTED

Little Libraries help disabled adults

Turning the pages of an engrossing book while enjoying time outdoors is often a relaxing scenario for many people, and two new Little Free Library sites will help make that a reality.The West Carrollton branch of the Dayton Metro Library and West Carrollton’s parks and recreation department joined efforts to ...

InHealth customers face fines, higher costs

Local customers of the member-run health insurance co-op InHealth could be facing thousands of dollars in tax penalties or added insurance costs as a result of its bankruptcy in May. The Ohio Department of Insurance took control of Westerville-based InHealth because of its insolvency and has continued to pay claims ...

Plan for annual fee on rental property heads to city council

The city is moving toward imposing what is believed to be the first annual inspection fee in the Dayton area on rental properties, an action that would affect more than 40 percent of its housing.The West Carrollton Board of Zoning Appeals voted 4-0 Thursday night in favor of the change, ...

Whispering Woods Lane was blocked for a triple shooting investigation after a man shot his estranged wife, his brother-in-law and then fatally shot himself, July 2, 2016, in Clearcreek Twp., Warren County.

Police plan for active shooter responses

Police departments around the country are setting standards designed to improve their responses to active-shooter incidents. Clearcreek Township trustees joined this movement by adding a section for “active threats” to their standards Monday. It is just a coincidence that the Clearcreek Township policy change comes on the heels of the ...

West Carrollton’s board of zoning appeals is asking council members to impose an annual fee on rental property owners in the city (Ty Greenlees/File)

Board endorses annual fee on West Carrollton landlords

A West Carrollton board is asking council members to approve an annual fee on rental property owners. The city’s board of zoning appeals voted 4-0 Thursday night to recommend the proposal. The program would impose a $30 annual fee on owners of rental properties in West Carrollton. The proposal aims ...

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