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    This fountain is one of the features of the new reflection garden in front of the Norwich Township and Hilliard Safety Services Building, 5181 Northwest Parkway. The garden, which includes a salvaged flag pole from the World Trade Center, will be dedicated on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 6 p.m.

    Dedication of reflection garden included in Sept. 11 ceremonies

    In advance of the annual ceremony honoring first responders and victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Hilliard officials will dedicate a reflection garden at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, in front of the Norwich Township and Hilliard Safety Services Building, 5181 Northwest Parkway.
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    Cyclists use the Heritage Trail near Heritage Trail Metro Park in Hilliard on Sept. 8.

    'Big ideas' made Heritage Trail a reality

    The vision of a leisure-path connection between Hilliard and Plain City is yet to be realized, but those involved in the founding of the Heritage Trail two decades ago say they are pleased with how the path has turned out.
Hilliard City Schools

District will seek bond, levy in 2015

Hilliard City Schools will seek both an operating levy and a bond issue next year, according to district officials.

Annual Old Hilliardfest Art and Street Fair slated Sept. 13

Dozens of artists and vendors will line the streets of Old Hilliard from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, for the Old Hilliardfest Art and Street Fair.

City Council considers regulation of food trucks

Hilliard is poised to regulate food trucks by requiring their licensure and background checks for owners and employees.
Hilliard City Council

Hiring powers removed from Civil Service Commission

Hilliard City Council on Sept. 8 acted to remove the autonomous testing and hiring authority of the Hilliard Civil Service Commission.

Norwich residents uneasy about stop-sign LEDs

The Norwich Township trustees are taking a wait-and-see approach concerning the installation of LEDs on stop signs at the new four-way stop at Ridgewood Drive and Schirtzinger Road.
Financial report

Delande: City had 'stable' second quarter

Hilliard's revenue was slightly more than projected and expenses slightly less than predicted for the first six months of 2014.

Former Bradley AD pleads guilty to theft

Dispatch: A former Hilliard athletic director pleaded guilty today to theft in office and tampering with records for stealing about $16,000 from a district account.
Tree removal and replacement

City scrambling to keep up with ash borer

About 230 diseased trees are being removed throughout Hilliard during the second season of a five-year program to rid the city of trees infested by the emerald ash borer.
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