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2015/05/26 03:06
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... the Number Fest sure made big news for a week or two… and then OU's semester ended, and no more story. I'm sure we'll talk about it again come second week of April 2016." "I must say I like the...
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2015/05/21 02:06
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Landing new contracts with the city of Athens and Ohio University is critical to the success of a new single-stream recycling facility being constructed in The Plains. And part of the plan to get...
2015/05/18 03:06
2015/05/18 03:06
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A large crowd of community members and elected officials gathered at the Athens County Courthouse last Wednesday to wish a happy birthday to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. This year, 2015,...
2015/05/18 03:06
2015/05/18 03:06
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What's the difference between the verbs "plan," "sponsor," "sanction" and "organize"? And why should we care? They do mean very different things, and those differences dictate whether a restrictive...
2015/05/18 03:06
2015/05/18 03:06
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... just wanted to applaud the letter to the editor warning us about doing the right thing when coming across a swarm of honeybees. It's the right time of years to caution folks and not to panic. The...
2015/05/14 02:06
2015/05/14 02:06
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After three split votes by the city's zoning appeals board Tuesday evening, rebuilding plans for five West Union Street buildings damaged by fire last November have been approved, pending state...
2015/05/14 02:06
2015/05/14 02:06
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If a draft of a new "special event permit" ordinance that Athens City Council discussed during a committee meeting Monday becomes law as written, the volunteer organizer for Athens' annual Halloween...
2015/05/07 03:06
2015/05/07 03:06
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Athens City Council approved an ordinance Monday that solidified its role as the sole authority in city government that can grant raises to non-union employees. Under current law (the ordinance will...
2015/05/07 03:06
2015/05/07 03:06
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With its aggressive efforts to keep oil and gas drilling, and related injection wells, from occurring within its limits, the city of Athens has drawn a lot of recent attention, not just locally but...
2015/05/06 17:06
2015/05/06 17:06
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At-large Athens City Council candidates Peter Kotses, Jennifer Cochran and Joan Kraynanski won the top three spots in the Democratic Primary election Tuesday night with 56 out of 56 precincts in the...
2015/05/06 17:06
2015/05/06 17:06
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After nearly 10 months of contract negotiations, construction and labor, Athens Utilities Board is ready to offer fiber-optic broadband Internet service to area businesses and industries. "As of this...
2015/05/04 03:06
2015/05/04 03:06
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Number Fest's founder said Friday that a town hall-style meeting will be hosted sometime in the next few months to generate conversation between community members and Prime Social Group, the festival...
2015/05/04 03:06
2015/05/04 03:06
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To the Editor: Perhaps you haven't made up your mind about whom you're voting for in the upcoming Democratic primary race for the three at-large Athens City Council seats. All six candidates seem to...
2015/05/04 03:06
2015/05/04 03:06
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Something I was thinking about last year, in the weeks before and after the election in November, has resurfaced, in just about the way I thought it might. What crossed my mind back then was this:...
2015/04/30 14:06
2015/04/30 14:06
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Athens City Council and the Athens County Commissioners earlier this week fielded community members' comments, largely negative or advocating for change, about Number Fest and the associated problems...
2015/04/30 03:06
2015/04/30 03:06
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To the Editor: I wholeheartedly endorse Peter Kotses as a new Athens City Council member at-large. Pete grew up in Athens, went to school at Ohio University, got married in Galbreath Chapel, and...
2015/04/30 03:06
2015/04/30 03:06
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To the Editor: I was delighted to learn that Peter Kotses is running for an at-large position on Athens City Council. His calm, thoughtful manner, community-mindedness, and knack for understanding...
2015/04/30 03:06
2015/04/30 03:06
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To the Editor: I am writing today to urge Athens County citizens to vote for Peter Kotses for City Council. I have had the pleasure of knowing Peter, his wife, Meredith Erlewine, and daughter, Kate,...
2015/04/30 03:06
2015/04/30 03:06
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To the Editor: I'm writing in support of Peter Kotses, candidate for an at-large seat on Athens City Council. Though I am not a resident of Athens, I have lived in Athens County for the last 24 years...
2015/04/30 03:06
2015/04/30 03:06
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To the Editor: Athens voters have the opportunity to elect three candidates to Athens City Council at-large on Tuesday, May 5. I recommend a vote for Peter Kotses. I first got to know Peter as his...
2015/05/26 03:06
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