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Noble Street Water Line Work to Begin April 20
City crews will replace a section of water line April 20-May 1
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Ceremony to mark National Guard Center Opening
Readiness center will be home to multiple Ohio Army National Guard units Read more»
US 23S Exit Ramp Closure Extended A Day
Columbia Gas is relocating a gas main in advance of future ramp realignment Read more»
Gas Line Work Planned Along S. Sandusky Street
Flaggers will be used to maintain two-way traffic while excavation and repair takes place
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Income Tax Office Offers Extended April 15 Hours
City tax office will be open additional hours to assist residents with questions. Read more»
Trash Bin Tips and Etiquette for Residents
Storing a blue trash bin outdoors is a necessary part of life for some residents, but it can also be a hassle. Read more»
Slack Road to be Closed for CSX Crossing Work
The roadway will be closed during the entire duration of the project, April 13-17
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EMA: Outdoor Sirens are Not Functioning
Outage due to an overnight lightning strike to the county communications tower. Read more»
Pre-Register for Police Youth Basketball Camp
Pre-register now; Space is limited for popular free summer program Read more»
Yard Waste Collection Resumes April 13
Seasonal curbside service will take place on regularly scheduled refuse collection days Read more»
Fire Department, Red Cross Team up on ‘Project Prepare’
Will visit more than 1,000 homes for smoke alarm requests and to encourage fire escape plans. Read more»
Water Hydrant Flushing March 30-April 3
Maintenance activity helps ensure water quality and reliable function of fire hydrants Read more»
Easter Egg Hunt, Kite Flying Fun on April 4
10,000 eggs will be spread out among four age groups at Veterans Park event
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Youth Rec Soccer Clinics Available in April
YMCA offering skills clinics for ages 4-9 to prep for launch of Fall Recreation League. Read more»
Join Our Pothole Patrol!
Potholes on city streets and roads can be reported to the City of Delaware a variety of ways.
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Cemetery Clean–up Deadline March 15
Oak Grove requests that all holiday and artificial decorations be removed from grave sites by that date.
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Storm Water Division Plans Seasonal Activities
Events for 2015 include rain barrel workshops and the Northern Olentangy Watershed Festival. Read more»
2015 Golf Memberships On Sale Now
Season memberships and punch-cards available for Hidden Valley Golf Course Read more»
City Hiring Seasonal Parks, Cemetery, Golf Course Laborers
Duties include general mowing, planting, weeding and field preparation. Read more»
'Great Decisions' Lecture Series Opens Feb. 6
Free eight-week discussion series takes pace at noon at William Street United Methodist Church Read more»
ODOT Conducting Study on US 42 Corridor
Community can assist by taking part in survey on section between Delaware and London Read more»
Symphony to Feature Juvenile Court Drummers
Central Ohio Symphony's groundbreaking program of therapeutic drumming to play Sunday at concert
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Statewide Tornado Drill Planned
Severe Weather Awareness Week test of emergency alert system is March 6 at 9:50 a.m. Read more»
Police May Have Your Lost Property
Department advises that all property must be claimed by March 20, 2015 Read more»
Watercraft Access Sites to be Located along River
City awarded ODNR grant to build three access points for paddle crafts
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Register for Youth Baseball, Softball and Adult Softball
Deadline to register is March 23 for boys and girls youth leagues
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Scholarships Available Through Foundation
Delaware County Foundation application deadline March 30
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Clear Sidewalks Ensures Safety for All
Property owners responsible for keep sidewalks free of snow and ice
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Mayor Offering Valentine’s Day Wedding Ceremony
Fee to marry or renew vows will support Veterans Plaza Read more»
Enrollment Opens for 6th Citizens Academy Class
Learn how Delaware became the great city it is and meet your local government in person. Read more»
OWU, Delaware to Observe Martin Luther King Day
 Jan. 18-19 Community Events to Explore ‘Who in Our Midst is the Next MLK?’ Read more»
Join Bishop Backers Jan. 17 for Free Delaware Celebration
Event to include community expo, children’s activities, basketball doubleheader Read more»
Police, Fire Training Exercise at High School
Training activity will take place inside the school building and outside on school property Read more»
City Holiday Services and Schedules
Information on holiday office hours, refuse collection, extra bags of trash, tree pick-up and home checks
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Smoke-Testing Program Concludes in Final Area
Important preventative maintenance helps pinpoint sewer defects. Read more»
Gift Idea? Consider Round of Golf at Hidden Valley
Memberships, punch cards, gift certificates available until Dec. 24
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Residents Can Sign Up for Police Academy
Citizens classes begin February 5 to learn about department's day-to-day operation Read more»
Deadline extended for Open Gym offered by Police
Free sessions during holiday break will take place Dec. 22, 23, 29 and 30 Read more»
Wreaths Across America Dec. 13 at Cemetery
Soldiers Circle ceremony will mark national wreath-laying event
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Seasonal Yard Waste Collection to end Dec. 12
Curbside collection service will resume next April for city residents
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City Has 13 Openings on Commissions and Boards
Interested residents can provide a letter and background information to City Hall
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Community Invited to Cheer On Bishops
Soccer Team Competing for 3rd National Championship Dec. 5-6 Read more»
Main Street to light Tree During First Friday
Dec. 5 event also will feature carolers, horse-drawn wagon rides, and Santa’s House hosted at the Strand Theatre
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City Makes 146 Long-Term Meters Easier to Locate, Use
Meter heads painted blue; permits transferable to employees, tenants
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Council to Consider Balanced 2015 City Budget
Residents will have opportunity to weigh in on budget during public hearings, work sessions.
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City, Hayes Students Team Up on Videos
Student teams helping City produce videos to keep residents informed Read more»
Main Street Looking for Downtown Tree
Downtown organization needs a tree to place in the patio at William and Sandusky Street Read more»
Veterans Day Parade to Honor Korean War Vets
Register now to take part in November 9 event that honors our veterans.
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Students Lead City in Youth in Government Session
Through YMCA program, area teens get to take part in local government exercise.
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Slack Rd. Work Will Require Daytime Closure
City crews are replacing a storm water culvert under the road Read more»
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