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Library vending machine coming to Millersport

By Charles Prince MILLERSPORT – Anyone with a Fairfield County District Library card will soon be able to access library materials 24/7 from a kiosk in front of the Millersport Police station on Refugee Road. The kiosk, which looks like a large modern bus shelter, has been installed. Inside, readers will soon have access to a giant library vending machine. […]

ODNR: Fall color running one to two weeks late

COLUMBUS – Even though we may not be seeing much fall color yet, be on the lookout later in the month for brilliant colors as cool weather has returned to the Buckeye State, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “We are running anywhere from a week to two weeks behind on fall color this year,” says ODNR […]

Things to Do – October 20

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Preschool Storybook Science – from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, September thru May. See the schedule below. Explore quality children’s literature in a natural setting only The Dawes Arboretum can provide.  Each 45-minute session may include songs, games, crafts, creative […]

Pizza Cottage Named in Top 10 PIZZA TODAY® Magazine’s Hot 100 List

LANCASTER – Pizza Cottage is among the nation’s best-performing pizzerias and ranked in the top 10, according to Pizza Today magazine, the leading publication of the $37 billion pizza industry. The magazine, which annually ranks the largest independent operations in the U.S. is based on sales, this month named Pizza Cottage to its prestigious Hot 100 list. Pizza Cottage is […]

Things to Do – October 13

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Preschool Storybook Science – from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, September thru May. See the schedule below. Explore quality children’s literature in a natural setting only The Dawes Arboretum can provide.  Each 45-minute session may include songs, games, crafts, creative […]

Deputies will pay more attention to Fairfield Beach

By Charles Prince MILLERSPORT – The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office Operation Low Tide sweep in Fairfield Beach last Thursday brought some residents to Monday evening’s Walnut Township Trustees’ meeting. The sweep, involving SWAT deputies and the multi-jurisdictional Major Crimes Unit, focused on burglaries, thefts and drug trafficking, resulting in six arrests on Thursday. The investigation is continuing and more arrests […]

Things to Do – October 6, 2018

  Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Preschool Storybook Science – from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, September thru May. See the schedule below. Explore quality children’s literature in a natural setting only The Dawes Arboretum can provide.  Each 45-minute session may include songs, games, crafts, […]

ODNR will pull the lake plug on October 1

By Charles Prince BUCKEYE LAKE – In spite of some well-reasoned pleas to maintain the interim summer pool into November, ODNR will pull the plug on Monday, October 1. The announcement came in a September 22, Buckeye Lake Dam Construction Update. Here’s the text: “To protect the public and the significant investment made as part of the Buckeye Lake Dam […]

Things to Do – September 29

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Preschool Storybook Science – from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, September thru May. See the schedule below. Explore quality children’s literature in a natural setting only The Dawes Arboretum can provide.  Each 45-minute session may include songs, games, crafts, creative […]

Judge orders Walnut Township fiscal officer to resign

Columbus – A Fairfield County judge today (September 18) ordered the fiscal officer of Walnut Township to resign by Oct. 31 for unlawfully recommending her sister for a job with the township. “Nepotism has no place in government,” Auditor Dave Yost said. “All job candidates are entitled to a level playing field and cannot be hired based on their relation […]


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