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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Greene County Complete Count Committee recruiting temporary workers for 2020 Census

2020 Census

As the country gears up for the 2020 Census, the Greene County Complete Count Committee is looking for temporary workers.

Across the nation, the U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting 2.7 million people to make sure every person in the nation is counted.

A Census...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

October is Fire Safety Month: Here's what you need to know to protect your family

Fires account for thousands of deaths and injuries each year. October is Fire Safety Month and the Xenia Fire Department is sharing information your family needs to know to stay safe.

According to the National Fire Protection Association, the number one th...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Xenia Mayor gets first-hand look at U.S. Air Force Reserve role during Civic Leader Tour

Civic Leader Tour

Xenia Mayor Sarah Mays is getting a first-hand look at the important role members of the local 445th Airlift Wing play each day. The 445th Airlift Wing is part of the U.S. Air Force Reserve and operates out of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Mayor Mays an...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Xenia Fire Division welcomes firefighter/paramedic Justin Cason

Justin Cason swearing-in ceremony

The Xenia Fire Division family is growing as firefighter/paramedic Justin Cason was sworn in Monday afternoon.

(City of Xenia Law Director Donnette Fisher facilitates swearing-in ceremony for Justin Cason.)

Cason is a 2013 graduate of Shawnee High School in...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Ohio artist begins work on second tree carving in Shawnee Park

Ohio artist Matt Missey carves sculpture of Tecumseh in Shawnee Park

For the past 20 years, Matt Missey has been making artwork out of trees.

Missey uses a chainsaw to carve intricate images into trees and already has artwork in Xenia's Shawnee Park.

On Tuesday, October 1, Missey started work on his second project in Shawnee...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

State of Ohio issues burn ban beginning Oct. 1 and ending Nov. 30

Grass Fire

Starting today, October 1, the state of Ohio has issued a ban on burning from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. The statewide burn ban ends on November 30.

Xenia Fire Division says residents should exercise extreme caution when they do burn materials due to the current ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Get Involved: Vacancy on Xenia Civil Service Commission

Xenia residents who would like to make a difference in their city in less than 20 hours per year, should apply to fill the vacancy on the Civil Service Commission.

The commission is made up of five members, all of whom are residents of Xenia. The members a...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

City Staff delivers Capital Improvement Plan to Xenia City Council

Downtown Xenia

The City of Xenia is laying out its planned projects for the next four years in its annual Capital Improvement Plan.

City Staff delivered the more than 50-page report to City Council on Thursday, September 26.

The plan lists many important improvement proje...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Xenia Fire Division show off fire engine, ambulance to Xenia Preschool students

Xenia Fire Division visits Xenia Preschool

There may be some future firefighters at Xenia Preschool after a visit Thursday from the Xenia Fire Division.

Students, ages 3- 5, toured a fire engine and were able to see an ambulance used by the Xenia Fire Division.

Firefighters let kids hold some of the...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Xenia Police Captain selected for FBI training at Quantico

Capt. Stutes selected for FBI training

In one word, Captain Chris Stutes can sum up why he’s a 23-year veteran of the Xenia Police Division: commitment.

Captain Stutes is committed to furthering his training in order to gain more knowledge that will enhance his daily duties at the Jus...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Public Service workers give Xenia Preschool students tour of City vehicles

Xenia Preschoolers meet Public Service workers to tour trucks

Students at Xenia Preschool got to get in the driver's seat Wednesday morning of several Public Service vehicles. 

Public Service workers parked several large vehicles including a snow plow and street sweeper outside of the school building on Edis...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

2018 Income Tax extension deadline is October 15

2018 Income Tax extension deadline is October 15

The City of Xenia is reminding residents who filed a federal extension on their 2018 taxes that the deadline to file is October 15, 2019.

Residents who received an extension need to attach the federal extension form to their return when it is filed in orde...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

2020 Census: Why your participation is vital to Xenia's future

Every 10 years the United States government counts the number of people living in the country. The Census is mandated by the U.S. Constitution, and in 2020 another will take place.

Area census offices have already started to open across the country, and ce...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Detective Matthew Miller awarded Xenia Police Division's highest honor

Det. Matthew Miller awarded Casey Elliott Memorial 'City's Finest' Award

Detective Matthew Miller of the Xenia Police Division (XPD) was recently awarded the department’s highest honor, the Casey Elliott Memorial “City’s Finest” Award. Detective Miller was among those honored at the 28th...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Xenia City Council permanently changes meeting time to 6 p.m.

Xenia City Council meeting, Thursday, September 12

Xenia City Council approved an Administrative Motion at its most recent meeting Thursday, September 12, to permanently change the time of its meetings to 6 p.m.

Council first approved a motion in June to temporarily move up the meeting time from 7 p.m. to ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Student robotics team, Quick Bots, meets with Xenia City Planner

Quick Bots team learns about city planning

A group of seven students met with Xenia's City Planner Friday morning to learn about his job and how projects are executed.

The group who visited are the Quick Bots team, which is made up of students, ages nine - 14. They're part of a First Lego League Ro...

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