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O'Brien resigns to keep teacher pension

The Delaware County Republican Party's Central Committee has until mid-August to select a new county commissioner after the surprise resignation of Ken O'Brien last week.

'MacGyver' bomb goes off beneath police cruiser

Delaware police are trying to identify who set off a homemade explosive beneath a cruiser at the city's police station.

Sherman: Propane-fueled buses cheaper, cleaner, quieter

Fifteen years ago, the Delaware school district couldn't wait to get rid of its propane-fueled buses.
New state budget

3-percent increases not likely to stave off school levy

Just as Delaware City School District leaders anticipated, the district will receive a 3 percent increase in state aid each year of Ohio's new two-year budget.

Mammogram unit to be in Delaware July 23

The Delaware General Health District is taking appointments for mammogram screenings with the James Mobile Mammography Unit Thursday, July 23, at Buehler's.
Police beat

Delaware: Local man, 33, charged after disturbance, chase

A Delaware man led police on a short foot chase after reportedly jumping in front of cars late last month near Ohio Weselyan University's campus.

Preservation Parks news

For more information about Preservation Parks of Delaware County or to register for a program, call 740-524-8600, extension 3 or email Visit for information.

Coming up

Delaware County Habitat for Humanity, dinner celebrating 25 years of affiliation with Habitat for Humanity International, 6 to 10 p.m. July 10 in the Benes Room of Ohio Wesleyan University's Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Volunteers, donors, staff members, board members, all Habitat homeowners and supporters are invited. Anniversary dinner tickets, $35 each and $60 for a couple, are on sale at the Habitat office, 305 Curtis St., Delaware. Call Miller at 740-363-9950, ext. 224.

Stratford Ecological Center

Stratford Ecological Center is at 3083 Liberty Road.

Coming up

Delaware General Health District, car seat inspection by appointment only, 6 to 8 p.m. July 2 at the Concord Township Fire Station, 7943 Dublin Road, Delaware. To register, email An additional session, offered on a walk-in basis, is set for 9 a.m. to noon July 11 at Orange Township Fire Station 361, 7700 Gooding Blvd., Delaware.

Chalk art contest set for July 3

Main Street Delaware will host its fifth annual "Chalk It Up!" sidewalk chalk art contest from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 3, with artists of all ages invited to decorate downtown sidewalks with chalk artwork.

With battles behind it, outlet mall breaks ground

Many of the remarks offered by state, local and business officials at a groundbreaking ceremony for Delaware County’s future outlet mall touched on a common notion: just wait until next year.

Debate over city income-tax limits continues

City officials will take more time to determine whether Delaware residents should be given the opportunity to vote on a sunset provision for a previously passed income-tax hike.

Local daytime 'skywatches' slated

For three Saturdays in July, Perkins Observatory will host its Celebration of the Sun daytime skywatches.

Stratford Ecological Center news

Stratford Ecological Center is at 3083 Liberty Road.

Preservation Parks news

For more information about Preservation Parks of Delaware County or to register for a program, call 740-524-8600, ext. 3, or email The offices of Preservation Parks are at 2656 Hogback Road in Sunbury. The parks are open every day from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Facility hours will not change. Visit for more information.

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