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State report card

Nearly all A's not good enough, Imhoff says

Upper Arlington City Schools received nearly all A's overall on the 2013-14 state report card, but Superintendent Paul Imhoff said that still leaves room for improvement.

City eyes settlement after incentive pact falls short

Upper Arlington City Council this week reviewed a proposed $50,000 settlement agreement with a developer who was unable to meet its incentive-based payroll tax obligations.

City to start Phase II of sanitary sewer evaluation

Upper Arlington will use "smoke testing" as part of an ongoing study that eventually will lead to upgrades in its sanitary sewer system.
National Drug Take-Back Day

MSC will be drop-off point for unwanted medicines

The Upper Arlington Police Division will take part in a national drive this month to keep prescription drugs from being misused.
Police beat

Upper Arlington: Resident confronted, robbed inside his own garage

Upper Arlington police this week continued to investigate a recent robbery in which a man reported he drove into his garage and was approached by a man with a knife.
City notes

UA experienced in the business of shared services

Every generation and every genre has its own set of buzzwords. In today's local government world, "shared services" and "partnerships" are never far from our lexicon as we explore ways to maintain service levels in new and creative ways.
Extraordinary People Luncheon

Goodwill celebrates achievements, 75th year

Goodwill Columbus will honor three participants in its program for their high level of achievement as part of the 26th Annual Extraordinary People Luncheon.

UAHS Homecoming court

Sept. 20 fundraiser

Cristo Rey ready to show off renovated facility

A year after opening a Columbus school to provide new opportunities to underprivileged students, Cristo Rey Columbus High School will unveil its newly renovated facilities during a garden party fundraiser on Saturday night.
2013-14 report card

UA schools earn high marks on state report card

Upper Arlington City Schools received nearly all A’s overall on the 2013-14 state report card.
Wellington School

Diversity, racism are topics of enrichment program

The world premiere of a feature documentary in which teenagers discuss racism will kick off this year's Wellington School Enrichment Series.
Barrington Elementary students

Taiko drummers learning Japanese music, culture

Using wooden bachi sticks on improvised Taiko drums, Barrington Elementary School students played rhythmic Japanese melodies that sent lively drum beats bouncing down the hallway.

City hands $150,000 grant to insurance company

Upper Arlington will provide at least $150,000 to help a Columbus-based insurance firm relocate to the Lane Avenue corridor.

Citizens group will campaign for UA tax increase

Headed by a trio of well-known community members, a recently formed citizens group announced this week it supports a proposal to increase Upper Arlington's income tax that appears on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Stef's Tailgate for Life

Goal is to purchase therapy board for patient use

Family and friends of the late Stefanie Spielman will honor her legacy while continuing her fight for a cancer-free world during an annual tailgate party this weekend.

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