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    YES team member Griffin Turnbull, a 2014 Upper Arlington High School graduate and Miami University freshman, helps paint the high school fitness center on Friday, July 11.

    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.

Fire-truck recall affects Upper Arlington'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.
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MSC rezoning rescinded, attention turns to tax hike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

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.

Income tax increase heads to Nov. 4 ballot

Upper Arlington will ask its residents in November to approve the city's first income tax increase in 31 years.
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