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First Friday Serves Up ‘Picnic With The Cops’
Main Street's monthly event to feature Police Department
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21st Blast from the Past Car Show Motors into Downtown
More than 700 vintage vehicles will be in the downtown for one of the state’s largest shows Read more»
US 23 Concrete Barrier Repair Scheduled
Work will take place July 23-through August 1; northbound traffic impacted
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Troy Road resurfacing is beginning
Crews next will move to Henry Street and Cheshire Street. Read more»
Two river clean-up events scheduled
Olentangy River to get some attention in August and September.
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Police Putting New Vehicle into Service
The department’s plan is to use only during high-risk incidents, including hostage and barricade incidents Read more»
Openings Remain in Police Youth Basketball Camp
Free camp runs July 21-23 for boys and girls entering grades 5-6
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West Central Street Repairs Continue
Crews working between Elizabeth Street and Troy Road Read more»
City offices will be closed Friday, July 4.
Residential refuse, recycling and yard waste will be on “next day” collection schedule Read more»
July 4 Schedule Makes Planning Easier
Event times, street closing information, parking and more included
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16 Delaware Citizens Academy Graduates Receive Diplomas
The Academy consisted of nine sessions, running from February to late May. Read more»
Water Line Project To Start on Heffner Street
City is replacing a line that has developed water quality issues over the last few years.
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Thanks to Sponsors, July 4 to be Family Fun Fest
Another spectacular fireworks display will cap All-American day in Delaware Read more»
Farm Bureau Again Sponsoring July 4 Parade
 Enter your group or organization now in annual Delaware celebration.
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Gypsy Moth Treatments To Begin in Delaware
The Ohio Department of Agriculture operates program aimed at managing the gypsy moth in Ohio. Read more»
City Earns Grant for Wetland, Stream Improvements at Park
Open House Set for June 25 on Blue Limestone Project Read more»
Dog Park Planning Committee to meet June 19
Learn how the Committee was formed, the process that was taken to arrive at potential Dog Park sites and provide input to the Committee Read more»
West Central Avenue Base Repairs Scheduled
Crews will be making base repairs on West Central Avenue beginning June 23. Read more»
Traffic Signal Repairs Scheduled
Repairs to traffic signal at the intersection of E William Street Read more»
Festival Chance to Learn about Olentangy Watershed
Fun and educational event for kids and adults at Mingo Park on June 21.  Read more»
Holiday Moves Refuse to "Next Day" Schedule
Collection schedule will be in place through Saturday
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Pool Season Opens Saturday
The pool preseason runs May 24-26, with noon-to 7 pm hours.
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DARTS Diving Into 35th Swim Season
Program consists of two sessions; Spring Training and Summer session Read more»
OWU, City Ready to Welcome NCAA Championships
Hundreds of the nation’s most accomplished track & field athletes competing during three-day meet.
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Garage Sale Season is Here; Know the Rules
Residents thinking about holding a sale should brush up on regulations, sign rules. Read more»
Volunteers Give Big Assist to Airport Project
Asphalt ramp sports a newly-painted compass rose, thanks to some local flying enthusiasts Read more»
Downtown Streets to be Closed for 41st Arts Festival
More than 10,000 spectators are expected during the two-day event. Read more»
Street Paving Work: Update
Resurfacing projects totaling $580,000 will continue through June Read more»
Police Make Arrest in OWU stabbing Case
Detectives collected physical evidence and witness statements that led to arrest Read more»
East Central Avenue Base Repairs Scheduled
Traffic will be maintained with signage and flag personnel to assist motorists Read more»
ODOT work along West William Street
Flaggers will direct traffic through area during the week of May 5
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E. Central Avenue Open After Crossing Work
CSX made repairs to crossing; road has been re-opened.
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Portion of Section Line Rd. Closed May 5-June 30
County is replacing bridge just north of Pittsburgh Drive
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Liberty Street Repairs Scheduled
Work area is between Central Avenue and William Street on April 23-30 Read more»
Medication Disposal Day is April 26
Bring expired, unused medications to Grady Hospital for safe, legal and environmentally conscious disposal. Read more»
Residents Can Learn About Drinking Water in Annual Report
The report for 2013 is mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Read more»
City Wide Street Sweeping to Begin April 14
Residents requested not to park on street, to allow sweepers to complete a thorough cleaning Read more»
City Income Tax filing Deadline is Tuesday, April 15
Extended Hours, On-line Options Available for City Tax Filers Read more»
Local Businesses Can Sponsor Rain Barrels for Raffle
Barrel raffle is June 21 at Northern Olentangy Watershed Festival at Mingo Park
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County Included in Community-wide Mumps Outbreak.
A total of 10 probable cases have been reported in the County
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Yardwaste Collection Starting Back Up
Curbside collections will resume on regularly scheduled refuse collection days beginning April 14. Read more»
Ceremony Will Honor Vietnam Veterans
Delaware Chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America holding commemoration Sunday on the County Courthouse lawn. Read more»
Deadline Extended for Seasonal Openings
April 14 is new deadline to apply for variety of part-time summer positions
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Police Investigating Electronics Thefts from Meijer
Information can be relayed to Police at 740-203-1111 or through on-line crime tip reporting tool
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Police Warn of "Arrest Warrant" Scam
Victims told to send money to cancel arrest warrant or face incarceration.
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Long-Term Parking Spaces Easier to Locate, Use
Spaces geared for downtown employees, leaving closer spaces for customers
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Smoke Testing on Wednesday, Thursday
Non-toxic smoke identifies defects, improper connections in sewer pipes. Read more»
City Officially Adopts New Visual Brand
Implementation will replace assortment of logos, some dating back 40 years. Read more»
Police Investigate West Side Burglary Complaint
A check of neighboring streets disclosed several unlocked motor vehicles had been entered. Read more»
Police Make Arrest after Second UDF Robbery
Same person robbed William Street store in less than a week Read more»
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