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PUCO staff: Gas company should pay $400,000 fine

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio recommended last week that Columbia Gas receive a six-figure fine and take a series of prevention and education steps in the wake of a gas explosion that destroyed an Upper Arlington house and damaged a number of others throughout a neighborhood last spring.

District wants public's help with master plan

"Your Voice Matters" to Upper Arlington school leaders, who sent fliers with that title to all school district residents to encourage attendance at the first of several public forums on the facilities master planning process.

Recall attempt targets five council members

Members of a citizens group who announced this week they would seek to recall five of Upper Arlington City Council's seven members said their actions were prompted by a list of recent council decisions.

Library schedules focus groups to help plot 3-year plan

The Upper Arlington Public Library will host a series of focus group discussions this month in which officials hope to garner public input to develop future programming and help shape a three-year strategic plan.

Few tickets remain for Golden Bear Bash

Reservations are nearly sold out for this year's Golden Bear Bash, the Upper Arlington Education Foundation's yearly fundraising event.

Labor Day Arts Festival expected to draw thousands

A signature event for the Upper Arlington community and the central Ohio arts scene will return to Northam Park Monday, Sept. 7.

Tri-Village Lions Club growing younger as it ages

For many, reaching the age of 65 means it's time to slow down.

College notes

Upper Arlington residents who were named to the honor roll for the 2015 spring semester at Ohio State University are:

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Harmonic Brass sets local tour stop

The Harmonic Brass, from Munich, Germany, will present their program, In Concert, at 7 p.m. Sept. 24, at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2070 Ridgecliff Road.

Upper Arlington Library

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

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.

Citizens seek recall of five UA council members

A group of residents will seek to remove five of Upper Arlington City Council’s seven current members through a recall vote.

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