Chris Stewart

Chris Stewart is a reporter for Cox Media Group Ohio.

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Dog rescues: Rules seek ‘to stifle’ animal shelter criticism
 A weekend adoption event helped ease the strain at a crowded Montgomery County Animal Resource Center, but some local rescue operators said they could help more if not for a county-imposed agreement the rescues called one-sided. “They put a lot of stipulations on their rescue partners. Most of those are issues we have with non-disclosure...

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A weekend adoption event helped ease the strain at a crowded Montgomery County Animal Resource Center, but some local rescue operators said they could help more if not for a county-imposed agreement the rescues called one-sided. “They put a lot of stipulations on their rescue partners. Most of those are issues we have with non-disclosure...
Q&A: Everything you need to know about Dayton’s water outage
 More than 400,000 people in Dayton and throughout Montgomery County were initially impacted by a water outage last night, and many residents have questions. City leaders found the break early this morning and isolated the incident to a smaller affected area and treatment plants started pumping at full capacity, returning water to the impacted...

Posted: 5 days ago

More than 400,000 people in Dayton and throughout Montgomery County were initially impacted by a water outage last night, and many residents have questions. City leaders found the break early this morning and isolated the incident to a smaller affected area and treatment plants started pumping at full capacity, returning water to the impacted...
Water problems hit Dayton, Montgomery County system
 Thousands of Montgomery County residents and property owners have to boil their tap water before drinking or cooking because of problems that occurred Wednesday with the city of Dayton’s water supply that affected a second system operated by the county. The city’s water system began experiencing outages and varying levels of pressure...

Posted: 6 days ago

Thousands of Montgomery County residents and property owners have to boil their tap water before drinking or cooking because of problems that occurred Wednesday with the city of Dayton’s water supply that affected a second system operated by the county. The city’s water system began experiencing outages and varying levels of pressure...
Dayton water outage: City water director says issue is system-wide
 All residents who use the city of Dayton’s water service need to boil their water before cooking or drinking with it until officials can find out what the problem is with the system, city Water Director Michael Powell said Wednesday night at City Hall. “We are experiencing varying levels of pressure and also outages system wide...

Posted: 6 days ago

All residents who use the city of Dayton’s water service need to boil their water before cooking or drinking with it until officials can find out what the problem is with the system, city Water Director Michael Powell said Wednesday night at City Hall. “We are experiencing varying levels of pressure and also outages system wide...
Water outage: Dayton and Montgomery County cancel boil advisories 
 A Wednesday water outage say the City of Dayton lose 2.52 million gallons of water in 10 minutes. During a Friday afternoon press conference, City Manager Shelley Dickstein said that the city is unable to say what caused the break until river levels drop and it can be accessed better. It is not clear how much the water needs to recede...

Posted: 6 days ago

A Wednesday water outage say the City of Dayton lose 2.52 million gallons of water in 10 minutes. During a Friday afternoon press conference, City Manager Shelley Dickstein said that the city is unable to say what caused the break until river levels drop and it can be accessed better. It is not clear how much the water needs to recede...
Klan-affiliated group seeks permit for Dayton rally
 Montgomery County has received a permit request for a potential rally at Courthouse Square over Memorial Day weekend from a Ku Klux Klan-affiliated group. Members of an organization that calls itself the Honorable Sacred Knights have requested a permit to hold a rally at Dayton’s Courthouse Square on May 25. TRENDING: ODOT Director...

Posted: 6 days ago

Montgomery County has received a permit request for a potential rally at Courthouse Square over Memorial Day weekend from a Ku Klux Klan-affiliated group. Members of an organization that calls itself the Honorable Sacred Knights have requested a permit to hold a rally at Dayton’s Courthouse Square on May 25. TRENDING: ODOT Director...
New effort aims to halt Main Street pedestrian deaths, injuries
 An alarming number of pedestrians killed or injured along one Dayton-area roadway has prompted a study to learn why and how to prevent the tragedies. A combination of Dayton police and county sheriff’s statistics show at least a half-dozen fatal pedestrian accidents in the North Main Street corridor since 2014 and double that number...

Posted: 7 days ago

An alarming number of pedestrians killed or injured along one Dayton-area roadway has prompted a study to learn why and how to prevent the tragedies. A combination of Dayton police and county sheriff’s statistics show at least a half-dozen fatal pedestrian accidents in the North Main Street corridor since 2014 and double that number...
Proposed deal around new fairgrounds could help Jefferson Twp.
 A joint economic development district proposed in Jefferson Twp. for an area including the new Montgomery County Fairgrounds & Event Center would allow the new entity to collect income taxes from workers within its borders and put the money into a section of the county that struggles to stay solvent, officials said. “Townships do not...

Posted: 10 days ago

A joint economic development district proposed in Jefferson Twp. for an area including the new Montgomery County Fairgrounds & Event Center would allow the new entity to collect income taxes from workers within its borders and put the money into a section of the county that struggles to stay solvent, officials said. “Townships do not...
Chronic pain cited as top reason from Ohioans buying medical marijuana
 A clearer picture of why Ohioans are signing up to buy medical marijuana was revealed this week by the Ohio Board of Pharmacy. Of the 17,077 Ohioans with a doctor’s recommendation to use medical marijuana, about 64 percent are hoping to alleviate pain. At the end of last month, 10,910 Ohioans cited chronic and severe or intractable...

Posted: 11 days ago

A clearer picture of why Ohioans are signing up to buy medical marijuana was revealed this week by the Ohio Board of Pharmacy. Of the 17,077 Ohioans with a doctor’s recommendation to use medical marijuana, about 64 percent are hoping to alleviate pain. At the end of last month, 10,910 Ohioans cited chronic and severe or intractable...
Property taxes due, Montgomery County office to open doors Saturday
 With a property tax payment deadline looming next week, the Montgomery County Treasurer’s Office will be open Saturday morning for those who want to pay in person but can’t make normal business hours. The office on the second floor of the Montgomery County Administration Building at 451 W. Third Street in Dayton will be open 8...

Posted: 12 days ago

With a property tax payment deadline looming next week, the Montgomery County Treasurer’s Office will be open Saturday morning for those who want to pay in person but can’t make normal business hours. The office on the second floor of the Montgomery County Administration Building at 451 W. Third Street in Dayton will be open 8...