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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»
Plan In Place for Predicted Winter Storm
Because of uncertainty regarding snow-ice line, City preparing for possibilities
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Seat Open on New Dog Park Committee
Group is researching the feasibility of locating a dog park facility within the city limits Read more»
City Manager Presents State of the City Video
The 20-minute video highlighted key City projects and programs. Read more»
Baseball, Softball Registration Going On Now
Registration is open for youths ages 5-15 until March 23.
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Work Requires Euclid Avenue Closure Monday
High school arrival, dismissal times will not be impacted by two-day closure.
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Oak Grove Clean-Up Deadline March 15
Cemetery asks that holiday decorations be removed from lots
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15 Snow Events So Far for City Crews
Snow removal crews will be undertaking two operations over next couple of days.
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Keep Vehicles Off Streets to Assist Snow Plowing Effort
Residents can help ensure City streets are able to be plowed and cleared effectively. Read more»
Workplace Violence Seminar set for Feb. 25
Event offered by Police Department will take place Feb. 25 at Strand Theater
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Water Lines Are Being Replaced on Far North Side
Crews will be on-site through the end of the month at Stonebrook Drive and Kirkwood Drive..
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Monday Snow Removal *Update
Clearing remaining residential streets today; will clear downtown center line tonight.
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Keep sidewalks clear and free of snow and ice
Ordinance protects the safety of every individual in Delaware

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Mayor to Perform Valentine’s Day Wedding Ceremony
Couples can marry, renew vows for reduced fee; proceeds to benefit Veterans' Park project
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City Council Honors Local Heroes
Local group helped rescue man from vehicle that had gone into icy pond.
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Smoke Testing Moves To New Area of City
Testing is important preventative maintenance that helps pinpoint location of sewer defects that may need repairs. Read more»
OWU, Delaware to Observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Worship service, breakfast, documentary film discussions set to honor Civil Rights leader’s legacy Read more»
Enrollment Opens for 5th Citizens Academy Class
The free Academy consists of nine sessions, running from February to late May. Read more»
Christmas Tree Pick-Up Delayed a Week
Expected frigid weather and need to focus on regular refuse collection cited. Read more»
City Council Records from 1800s Available in PDF Format
Scanned to an electronic format are Council’s oldest recorded proceeding, from1857-1892 Read more»
City Has 17 Openings on Commissions and Boards
Important way for residents to serve the community and local government
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Christmas, New Year’s Collection Schedule Announced
Additional non-tagged bags placed outside of the tip carts will be collected Dec. 26-31
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Project to Impact Neighborhood Water Service
City crews installing two water valves in Lehner Woods area
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Police Hosting Open Gym During School Break
Youths in grades 4-6 need to register for free Dec. 30 session
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West Lincoln Ave. Storm Water Project to Begin
Majority of work area will be in rear yards along the north side of Lincoln Avenue Read more»
It's Time to Think Snow!
Learn more about how Delaware clears roads and streets of snow and ice.
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Sewer Smoke Testing Set for New Area
Important preventative maintenance helps the City pinpoint location of sewer defects that may need repairs. Read more»
S. Sandusky Street Closed for Water Line Fix
Once repairs are made, street should reopen by this evening

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Pearl Harbor Observance Sunday on Winter St. Bridge
Delaware County Veterans Association Honor Guard will hold ceremony
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Don't Be a Victom of a Vehicle Break-In
Police report uptick in thefts from vehicles, and vehicle thefts. Read more»
City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
'Next day' collection schedule will be in place on Friday and Saturday. Read more»
Balanced 2014 Budget Presented for Council Consideration
Series of public meetings scheduled for public, Council to examine budget
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Riggle Elected Mayor by Vote of Council Members
Council leaders elected, At-Large Council Members sworn in
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Overnight Work Nov. 18 on Central Ave. Manholes
Traffic will be maintained by cones and flaggers in the work area. Read more»
Brief Fireworks Test Planned
Test being done to see if additional, unobstructed viewing options are available.
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