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Perkins Observatory, parks join forces, plan renovations

A renovation and expansion project aimed at turning Perkins Observatory into an educational hub for central Ohio students could be written in the stars.

Coming up

"The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial" open auditions, 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 27 at Zion United Church of Christ, 51 W. Central Ave., Delaware. Thirteen adult male and female roles are available. Auditions consist of cold readings from the script. Rehearsals will be two to three evenings per week; the show will run Nov. 11-13 and 18-20.

Big Walnut school earns STEM award

Big Walnut Intermediate School recently received the governor's Thomas Edison Award for Excellence in STEM Education for accomplishments during the 2015-16 school year.

League sets forum, registration event

The League of Women Voters of Delaware County will host a local candidates and issues forum at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Delaware Area Career Center, 4565 Columbus Pike.

Main Library notes

The following programs are offered at the Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit delawarelibrary.org or call 740-362-3861.

Preservation Parks news

For more information about Preservation Parks of Delaware County or to register for a program, call 740-524-8600, ext. 3, email register@preservationparks.com, or visit preservationparks.com.

Fine Line

State report card on Big Walnut

'Flawed' ratings put heat on students, leader says

After looking at this year's school report cards from the Ohio Department of Education, Big Walnut Local School District leaders aren't paying much attention to the "flawed" grades they described as "a joke."

New Meeker Way helps 'clean up' intersection

A new roadway named after one of the area's earliest settlers should help improve safety conditions at a busy intersection on Delaware's south side.
Police beat

Delaware: Stopped by police, woman says she was abducted

While responding to a report of erratic driving earlier this month, Delaware police officers encountered a woman who claimed she was abducted and forced to drive from Tennessee to Toledo.
Dealing with domestic violence

Partnership focuses on opening shelter

Delaware County is the most populous county in Ohio without a shelter dedicated to serving the victims of domestic violence.

Coming up

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College notes

Joshua Lamb of Delaware recently graduated from Western Governors University with a master's degree in mathematics education.

Central Ohio Symphony season tickets available

The Central Ohio Symphony will launch its 38th season Oct. 22 at Ohio Wesleyan University's Gray Chapel Auditorium, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

Main Library notes

The following programs are offered at the Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit delawarelibrary.org or call 740-362-3861.

Ostrander branch library notes

The following programs are offered at the Ostrander branch of the Delaware County District Library, 75 N. Fourth St. Library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information, visit delawarelibrary.org or call 740-666-1410.

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