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Supreme Court rules three Powell initiatives off ballot

The Ohio Supreme Court on Friday, Sept. 19, ruled that a proposed Powell charter amendment to create a resident-led board to review the city’s comprehensive plan will not be placed on the Nov. 4 ballot.

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 register@preservationparks.com.
A walk in the park

Efforts could extend monarch butterflies' reign

A host of little brown grasshoppers and a few dozen clouded sulphur butterflies kept me company during a recent late-summer walk through the prairies at Blues Creek Preserve in Ostrander. Goldenrod and Indian grass towered over my head on all sides, with a variety of other prairie plants -- partridge pea, New England aster, ox-eye sunflower and black-eyed Susans -- gracing the edges of the trail.
Orange Township

Trustees set Oct. 30 as Beggars Night

Beggars Night will be Thursday, Oct. 30, in Orange Township, despite one trustee's protests.

Job loss provides missing ingredient for sweet treat

Even if you've never seen a horse race, Fern Upshaw thinks you'll love a taste of the Little Brown Jug.

Olentangy alum coming soon to theater near you

When Blake Sheldon got his first role on a cable television show, he was too overwhelmed to tell all of his friends.

Ruling: Board emails didn't break state law

An appeals court has affirmed a lower court's ruling that four members of the Olentangy school board did not violate state open-meetings law by swapping emails.

Developer adds new senior facility to Powell plans

A Denver-based company already developing a senior apartment complex in Powell hopes to build an assisted-living community in the city as well.
Police beat

Lewis Center/Powell: Juveniles face charges after burglary report

Delaware County Sheriff's deputies arrested four juvenile suspects recently for their alleged involvement in a burglary in Lewis Center.

Former OSU facility will house Olentangy students

The Block O logo that once represented Ohio State University on a Lewis Center building now stands for Olentangy schools.
State report cards

Olentangy moves closer to goal of straight A's

The Olentangy Local School District received a report card from the state last week that most students would be proud to show their parents.
2013-14 report card

Olentangy’s improvement continues on new state report card

The Olentangy Local School District received a report card from the state last week that most students would be proud to show their parents.
Lewis Center

Olentangy Local to lease OSU's former Delaware Center building

The block “O” logo that once represented Ohio State University on a Lewis Center building now stands for Olentangy schools.

Trip back in time

Second apartment suit filed in Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Ohio has been asked to decide whether Powell residents can vote on the fate of a proposed downtown apartment complex.

New dementia care facility bringing 64 units, 60 jobs

An Alzheimer's disease and dementia care facility is expected to open in Powell before the end of 2015.
Police beat

Lewis Center/Powell: Burglar nabs OSU jerseys, cash

A burglar got away with sports memorabilia and money after breaking into a Powell business last week, according to police reports.

Orange Township trustees weigh Glen Oak trail easement

Orange Township officials are working to build trails to connect different parts of the township, but the trail along Orange Road will remain untouched -- at least for now.

Fingers will do a little more walking next year

Officials want Ohioans who live and work in the region served by the 740 area code to update their dialing habits ahead of a new area code's debut.
Marshall Tucker Band

Fair board 'furious' as top draw pulls out

Visitors to the Delaware County Fair will not hear the country-rock stylings of the Marshall Tucker Band this year.

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