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    Powell resident Jill Walters holds Boo while Covenant Presbyterian Church senior pastor Tracy Keenan says a prayer during a pet blessing at the Upper Arlington church, 2070 Ridgecliff Road, on Wednesday Aug. 13.

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Americans for Prosperity takes on UA tax issue

If money talks, Americans for Prosperity hopes Upper Arlington residents are listening.

Water-main breaks will cost UA nearly $60,000

Upper Arlington is expected to pay the city of Columbus nearly $60,000 for repairs to local water lines that took place in 2013.

Northam Park parking lot project enters phase 2

The reconstruction of the Northam Park parking lot is expected to enter its second phase this week, and city officials hope to conclude the project this fall.

Library completes $2.5 million energy initiative

The Upper Arlington Public Library has completed a multimillion-dollar energy-conservation project at two local branches that officials say will also enhance patrons' visits.
Police beat

Concern about sick cat ends 'road rage' scuffle

A confrontation over driving might have escalated further last week, if not for one person's concern for his sick cat.

Income-tax hike is lone city issue on Nov. 4 ballot

Upper Arlington voters will have only one strictly local issue on the Nov. 4 ballot this year -- and that's just what city officials want.
City notes

More conversations coming about city tax increase

When I was hired by city council to serve as your city manager -- and it's hard to believe it was three years ago already -- my charge was clear: Help the city overcome the very real financial challenges that lay before us.

City will receive unexpected refund from auditor

The city of Upper Arlington will receive an unexpected financial shot in the arm to the tune of nearly $50,000 thanks to a refund from the Franklin County Auditor's Office.

Wellington opens with record enrollment

The Wellington School opened for classes this week with a "record-breaking enrollment" of more than 660 students, Head of School Robert Brisk said.
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