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Day: Agreement needs closer look

Mayor Jerry Day said he is in favor of approving a one-year contract for prosecutorial services from the Mount Vernon City Law Director, as it gives the village time to look more closely at the issue.

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December 7, 2016

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Siemens reuse puts Mount Vernon on map

Area Development Foundation Inc. President Jeffry D. Harris recently addressed the national Surplus Property Roundtable at a meeting hosted by Ingersoll Rand in Davidson, N.C., describing efforts to redevelop the Siemens campus after the company’s planned shut-down of assembly, testing and packaging operations in mid-2017.

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December 6, 2016

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Alan Reed/News A field of solar panels can be seen on the north grounds of Licking Rural Electric, just south of Utica. LRE customers will now have the chance to go solar in getting renewable energy through solar panels.

Solar age comes to Utica

A step into the next generation of consumable energy is being taken by The Energy Co-Op, as a large array of solar panels were recently installed near Utica.

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December 3, 2016

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Photo courtesy of Helen Rosser Mount Vernon Middle School seventh-grade BEE Team students completing “Operation Gratitude” paracord bracelets for troops and first responders include top row, from left, Marcus Bradley, Hayden Murray and Will Daley; middle row, Emilee Burke and Ashley Berg; and bottom row, Rhyli Pope.

MVMS students make paracord bracelets

Seventh-graders at Mount Vernon Middle School “celebrated” Veterans Day by making paracord bracelets for Operation Gratitude, which distributes care packages to veterans, active soldiers, first-responders and military families.

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December 3, 2016

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