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Powell council OKs one referendum, nixes another

Powell residents likely will get their chance to vote in the fall on the future of a planned downtown apartment development.

'Purge' threat likely nothing to fear

A social media post announcing a night of lawlessness and violence in Delaware appears unrelated to any credible threats, according to Delaware County law enforcement officials.

Thefts don't deter downtown gem

With more than 25 years in the jewelry business, Kim Renninger had seen just about everything in the trade.

Bridge looks 'fantastic,' awaits trail connections

The "bridge to nowhere" soon will become the bridge to somewhere.
Intersection of routes 315, 750

ODOT moving quickly on wall; trustees want more details

The Ohio Department of Transportation hopes to replace a failed landscape wall at one of Delaware County's busiest intersections by the end of the year.

Businessman, chain saw give new life to dead tree

After an impressive oak tree died in front of a South Liberty Street business, the owner wanted to make sure a piece of it lived on.

Propane-tank fires, thefts concern sheriff's office

Delaware County Sheriff's deputies are trying to piece together clues from a recent series of thefts and arsons involving propane tanks to determine if the incidents are related.

Man charged with sexual battery at Highbanks

A Columbus man is facing sexual-battery charges after he allegedly committed a sex act with a 14-year-old girl in a Lewis Center park.

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

Man charged with sexual battery at Highbanks

A Columbus man is facing sexual battery charges after he allegedly committed a sex act with a 14-year-old girl in a Lewis Center park.

Propane-tank fires, thefts concern sheriff's office

Delaware County Sheriff’s deputies are trying to piece together clues from a recent series of thefts and arsons involving propane tanks to determine if the incidents are related.
A walk in the park

Misleading moth rewards a second look

When is a hummingbird not a bird?

Grab and go, sit and sip at Daily Growler

Many Powell residents place heavy traffic among their top complaints about the city.

Powell City Council to petitioners: Be patient with us

Powell officials said last week they needed more time before they could vote on the validity of petitions aimed at blocking the development of an apartment complex near the city's downtown.

Apartment protests spur moratorium talk among Powell City Council

Powell City Council started a conversation last week about a moratorium on multifamily housing developments in response to public outcry over recent apartment and condo proposals.
Delaware County ambulance

Upgraded for larger folks, vehicle will serve region

Delaware County's chief of emergency medical services says an ambulance upgraded to better serve obese people is "a regional asset."

Powell matches township's contribution toward 750 work

A nearly $8 million project to widen state Route 750 near the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will move forward thanks to financial support from the city of Powell and Liberty Township.
Police beat

Powell/Lewis Center: Man reports sexual assault at Highbanks park

Delaware County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a male suspect who allegedly sexually assaulted a man last week at a park in Lewis Center.

Custodians, maintenance workers get extra year, raise

Less than a month after the district approved a contract extension and raise for its teachers, Olentangy's school board gave its nod to a similar deal for custodians and maintenance workers.

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