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Casper will try again for a seat on city council

A retired state employee with longtime ties to the community announced last week she will seek a seat on Upper Arlington City Council this fall.

Taste of UA is a summer fixture

The Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce's annual summer event showcasing restaurants and business members will return to Northam Park, serving up items from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6.

Fun Day Carnival will reward readers

Upper Arlington's Miller Park Library will host its fifth annual carnival next week to reward local children for continuing to make reading part of their summer activities.

Lamb leaving for Delaware County job

On the same day Delaware County commissioners broke ground on the Sawmill Parkway extension, they hired the man they hope will entice employers to locate on the new stretch of road and beyond.

Tremont project will mean road closures, detours

After several years of planning and searching for funding options, the first phase of rebuilding Tremont Road was scheduled to start this week with workers from Double Z Construction doing clearing tasks so they can start installing storm sewer and water lines at the Fishinger Road intersection.

PUCO report: Unsealed original gas line led to explosion

An "improperly abandoned natural gas line" that was not disconnected or sealed for as many as 30 years was the cause of an Upper Arlington house explosion that rocked a neighborhood last March, according to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.
City notes

Five Points will see start of Tremont work

It's been a long time coming, but now that we are on the verge of the Tremont Road reconstruction project actually beginning it's time to prepare for some of the traffic impacts that will come as a result.
Upper Arlington schools

Educators will dive into digital at free iTeach Institute

Upper Arlington teachers will delve deeper into digital resources as they learn how to integrate new technology into classroom lessons at the iTeach Institute.

Upper Arlington Senior Center

The Upper Arlington Senior Center, 1945 Ridgeview Road, offers multiple services as well as cultural, recreational, volunteer and educational opportunities. Sponsored by the UA Parks and Recreation Department, the center hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

Upper Arlington Library

The following programs are offered by the Upper Arlington Public Library system. For more information, visit

College notes

* Wesley Sorrell of Upper Arlington received a bachelor's degree from the Farmer School of Business at Miami University's 2015 commencement.

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