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Big Walnut to stage 'Once Upon a Mattress' March 5-7

A classic twist on the story of The Princess and the Pea is on tap at Big Walnut High School this weekend in their production of "Once Upon a Mattress."
Delaware County

High court: Board of elections wrong to throw out signatures

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Monday, March 2, that the Delaware County Board of Elections must reconsider a ballot measure aimed at preventing the creation of a joint economic-development district in Berkshire Township.

Lying down on the job

The preschool event is held from 11 a.m. to noon Thursdays.
Sawmill Parkway

City's 'historic' vote clears way for road's extension

The $56 million project to extend Sawmill Parkway into the city of Delaware is now in Delaware County's hands.

Safety officials decry proposed marijuana grow site in county

A plan to bring a marijuana production facility to Concord Township has not won fans among Delaware County's law enforcement community.

District official: Future uncertain for students who opt out of tests

The backlash against increasingly time-consuming state tests is growing in Ohio schools, and the Delaware City School District is no exception.

Makeup days unlikely thanks to new state law

Delaware City School District students won't have to worry about making up snow days this year.
Police beat

Delaware: Buyer's request arouses resident's suspicions

A Berkshire Township man turned over a check to the Delaware County Sheriff's Office last month after reporting a possible Craigslist scam.

First Friday event to include March for Art

Main Street Delaware will celebrate First Friday March 6 with the kick-off of a monthlong March for Art.

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 register@ The offices of Preservation Parks are at 2656 Hogback Road in Sunbury.

Delaware County District Library news

The following programs are offered at the Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St. For information, contact or call 740-362-3861.

Community Library news

The following programs are offered at the Community Library, 44 Burrer Drive, Sunbury, unless noted. For information, call 740-965-3901, email or visit

Coming up

Delaware County Habitat for Humanity, orientation session for new volunteers, 6 p.m. March 10 at the Habitat office, 305 Curtis St., Delaware. The meeting will include an overview of Habitat and how volunteers can get involved. Call Linda Warren at 740-363-9950, ext 222.

Black World Studies head to speak at Great Decisions

Randolph Quaye, professor of Black World Studies at Ohio Wesleyan University and director of the OWU Black World Studies program, will discuss "U. S. Policy toward Africa" at the Feb. 27 Great Decisions program at the William Street United Church of Christ. The program, which begins at noon, is free and open to the public.

New venue for prof's work: space station

While Chris Wolverton's research could influence the future of space exploration, the Ohio Wesleyan University botany professor says his focus remains on its more down-to-earth applications.

Reading Recovery proves its worth

The Delaware City School District is marking its 25th year of participation in the Reading Recovery program.

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