More Upper Arlington News

Fire-truck recall affects UA's Ladder 72

A possible problem with aerial devices on various models of Dublin-based Sutphen Corp.’s fire trucks has, for now, grounded a portion of Upper Arlington’s fire services.

Coming up

Upper Arlington Farmers' Market, 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 24, at the Upper Arlington Senior Center, 1945 Ridgeview Road.

Concert, reception set for July 24

Jazz in July, a reception and concert with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra presented by Upper Arlington Cultural Arts Commission's Music in the Parks, will be held Thursday, July 24, at the Amelita Mirolo Barn in Sunny 95 Park, 4395 Carriage Hill Lane.

Neighbor in the news

Upper Arlington resident Patrick Sprigler, a Boy Scout in Troop 295, of which Doug Edgington is Scoutmaster, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.

Upper Arlington Library

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Upper Arlington schools

YES teams completing summer paint jobs

A painting crew of high school and college students is hard at work sprucing up classrooms and hallways in Upper Arlington school buildings as part of a summer maintenance schedule.
Special council meeting

MSC rezoning rescinded, attention turns to tax hike

At least for now, Upper Arlington officials will not move forward with plans to build professional offices on green space at the city's Municipal Services Center.
UA Public Services Department

Cooling tower will cost $102,000

Upper Arlington City Council unanimously approved a $102,318 contract July 14 with Air Force One Inc. for the purchase and installation of a cooling tower at the Upper Arlington Public Services Department's offices at 4100 Roberts Road.
Police reports

Upper Arlington: Pink spray paint has UA residents seeing red

A spray of pink has some Upper Arlington residents seeing red.

Grenades found in basement spark brief evacuation

A temporary scare displaced several residents from their Upper Arlington homes last week after two World War I-era grenades were found in a basement.
Guest column

Reversing MSC rezoning was difficult, necessary

Governing is not always easy or pretty. In fact, there is an old saying that there are two things you don't want to witness being made: sausage and laws.
City notes

Kids make summer their own at city's day camps

Where there was once a pickup baseball game at the local park, there is now Zelda and FIFA. And where there was once a long afternoon spent diving into the pool with neighborhood friends, there is now Facebook.

Residents asked to help with mosquito control

As summer kicks into full swing, Upper Arlington officials are reminding residents they can do a lot to help combat mosquitoes.

UA council officially drops plans to develop services-center site

As expected, Upper Arlington City Council on Monday, July 21, voted to rescind a rezoning of 5.36 acres at the city’s Municipal Services Center site.

Residents allowed to return home after UA grenade scare

Residents of an Upper Arlington neighborhood were allowed to return to their homes this morning roughly an hour after being evacuated due to the discovery of two apparent World War I grenades.

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