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Off-campus education

Changing perceptions about alternative learning is goal

An estimated 1,300 additional high school students will attend classes in the Dublin City School District during the next 10 years, and officials are working to figure out where to put them all.
Jacquemin Farms

High court shoots down request for referendum

The rezoning of 60 acres on Hyland-Croy Road should not appear on the November ballot in Union County, according to an Ohio Supreme Court decision.
Police beat

Dublin: Items stolen from two vehicles on Bridge Street

Dublin police were called during the early hours of Sept. 3 to address two thefts at the same location on West Bridge Street.

I-270 widening coming ahead of schedule

An eight-mile stretch of Interstate 270 is getting an additional lane in each direction a year earlier than planned.
City Notes

Capital improvements key to maintaining Dublin

Dublin City Council has adopted the Five-Year Capital Improvements Program for 2017-2021.

OU considers more development at Dublin campus

Ohio University is looking into developing its Dublin campus.

Dublin Pet Fair could be hair-razing for founder

Last year Dublin Pet Fair founder and organizer Susan Willis made a promise.
Economic development agreement

Council to vote on pact to keep constriction firm in Dublin

Dublin City Council is expected to vote Sept. 26 on an economic development agreement the city proposed to O'Brien Robinson Construction Services Inc. to help keep the company in Dublin.
New state report cards

District officials say results alone won't prompt changes

Dublin City School District officials will use performance results from the 2015-16 Ohio Department of Education report card as best as they are able, but they won't make instructional changes based upon the results alone, said Kimberly Pietsch Miller, the district's chief academic officer.

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College notes

* Steven Patrick Sturdivant, of Dublin, recently graduated from Baylor University with a bachelor of arts degree in history.

Tolles to offer tool operations, programming training for adults

The Tolles Career and Technical Center's Ramtec Center will offer adults training in FANUC handling tool operations and programming starting Oct. 6.
Workforce Development Program

Free training can help veterans land IT jobs

Groveport resident Gail Goldman got a high-five from IBM Senior Consultant Gary Whitehead when she told him and six fellow U.S. Military veterans she had recently retired from the U.S. Department of Defense.
Holder-Wright Park

Improvements expected to go out for bid by year's end

Dublin officials plan to put the first phases of Holder-Wright Park improvements out for bid by the end of the year.
Police beat

Dublin: Woman reports sexual imposition during examination

A Concord Township woman alleging sexual imposition told Dublin police at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 30 an employee at a business in the 600 block of Shawan Falls Drive touched her inappropriately during an Aug. 29 exam.
Smoke Signals

Home heating systems can spark fires

A summer transitions to fall, temperatures decrease and sooner or later, we'll be turning on our furnaces and space heaters and firing up our fireplaces and wood stoves.

Hydrant flushing starts Sept. 19

The Washington Township Fire Department will be conducting its annual fall flushing, pumping and flow testing of Dublin-owned hydrants from Sept. 19 through Oct. 31.
Capital improvements plan

City OKs spending $252 million over five years

Dublin City Council on Sept. 13 approved a five-year spending plan consisting of a little less than $252.6 million in estimated projects.
West Innovation District

Dublin leaders seek input about master-plan draft

Dublin's vision for its West Innovation District includes a central hub linking residential, community and research and development uses.

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