News Flash


7 Stories
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Semi-annual hydrant flushing to begin October 3 in Xenia

Hydrant Flushing

Twice a year the City of Xenia flushes fire hydrants to test the hydrants and clean the water mains.  In 2022, this important maintenance has been scheduled for the week of October 3rd.  Flushing hours are 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. daily...

Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2022

Officer Andorfer receives Casey Elliott Memorial “City’s Finest” Award at annual awards ceremony

XPD Awards Ceremony

Officer Rebecca Andorfer, a 19-year veteran of the Xenia Police Division, was recently awarded the Division’s highest honor, the Casey Elliott Memorial “City’s Finest” Award. Officer Andorfer was among other officer...

Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2022

Electric 'Bird' Scooters arrive in Xenia

Bird Scooters Arrive in Xenia

There’s a new way to ‘scoot’ around town as Xenia welcomes Bird to the City of Hospitality. Electric scooters are growing in popularity across the region and country, and City leaders think our city will be the perfect fit. &...

Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2022

Members of Xenia Fire Division recognized for life-saving actions by Kettering Health

Challenge Coin

Six members of Xenia Fire Division were recognized Friday by Kettering Health Network for the life-saving actions they took to resuscitate an individual who went into cardiac arrest at the Greene County Jail earlier this year. 

Kettering Health Ne...

Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2022

Auditor of State recognizes City of Xenia with Award of Distinction in Financial Reporting

State Auditor Award

For the fourth consecutive year, the City of Xenia was recognized by the State Auditor of Ohio with the Award of Distinction in Financial Reporting. The award was given after reviewing the City's Annual Comprehensive Financial Report for the fiscal year o...

Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2022

What you need to know about Ohio's new fireworks law




  • Now allows private use of 1.4G (consumer grade) fireworks.
  • The use of 1.3G fireworks is still prohibited except by licensed exhibitors.


PERMITTED DATES – ORC 3743.45 and OAC 1301:7-7-56 Section 5626.5.1

  • New...
Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2022

Chris Stutes sworn-in as Xenia's next Police Chief

Chief Stutes

In front of a crowded courtroom of peers, colleagues, friends and family, Chris Stutes took the formal oath of office to become Xenia Police Division's next Police Chief.

Stutes, a 26-year veteran of Xenia Police Division brings a wealth of knowle...

Read on...