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After delay, council approves 22 condos, retail space

Powell City Council last week approved the final development plan for a mixed-use condominium complex on South Liberty Street three weeks after a clerical error postponed the vote.

Come blow your horn

Board's reluctant OK returns issue to Nov. 4 ballot

Before placing a proposed charter amendment for the city of Powell on the Nov. 4 ballot, the Delaware County Board of Elections took the unusual step of explaining why it should have been kept off.

More condos enter Powell fray

Public pushback against plans for similar multifamily housing developments in Powell has not stopped a developer from proposing a new condo project just south of Adventure Park.
Delaware County board of commissioners

Candidates stress transparency, development

Both candidates in the race for a seat on the Delaware County board of commissioners have stressed their civility and ability to compromise in the leadup to the Nov. 4 election.

Analysis of state report card reveals district gains

A deep dive into the state report card data by Olentangy Local School District officials showed the district was tops in the state in two categories for the 2013-14 school year.
Police beat

Powell/Lewis Center: Gunman robs bar worker

A Westerville woman reported she was robbed last month at a Liberty Township business.
A walk in the park

Nutty obstacles definitely worth overcoming

Much has been written lately about the bumper crop of acorns and other tree nuts, a bounty that we at Preservation Parks can attest to.

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

Stratford Ecological Center news

Stratford Ecological Center is at 3083 Liberty Road.For information, call 740-363-2548.

Township center finds potential partner in Ohio State

Orange Township is exploring a possible partnership with the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center for potential program opportunities for the township's community center.

City will remake website with eye toward smartphones

In the intervening seven years, it's become clear smartphones aren't a temporary fad, and the city is ready to update its website to reflect that fact.
Charter amendment back on Powell ballot

Supreme court decision leaves chaos in wake

The Ohio Supreme Court's move to reverse its decision on a city of Powell ballot issue about a month before the Nov. 4 election has left city and Delaware County officials with many unanswered questions.

New Target ready for Powell shoppers, holidays

Target's Powell store opened with more than 100 employees this week, with plans to add dozens more before the holiday season.

Young trustee's political prowess draws Husted's eye

Many students dabble in political science in college, but few graduate with a resume that includes multiple successful campaigns.

Hot on the trail

The hikes are put on by Preservation Parks and are held twice a month in the fall and spring.

Township sees scant response to fee proposal

A proposal to institute a $5 license-plate fee in Liberty Township drew little response from residents this week.
Police beat

Powell/Lewis Center: Teens not charged after party at vacant home

Reports of a burglary in progress recently led Delaware County Sheriff's deputies to discover remnants of an alcohol-fueled party in Liberty Township.

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.

CSYO to perform Sunday

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