Closure creating issues with recycling

With the Rumpke Recycling Center on Columbus Road set to close after the first of the year, the city, county and solid waste district are still looking for ways to fill the gap that closing will create.

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MVFD ready to add Liberty Township

Mount Vernon Fire Chief Chad Christopher said he is ready to begin the process of gearing up to add Liberty Township to the city’s area of providing fire and EMS protection.

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City to receive ANC property

The old American National Can property should soon be in city hands. On Monday’s City Council agenda for third reading is a resolution accepting the donation of the property from Pechiney Plastic Packaging Inc.

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Future changing for COJFD

With Liberty Township having passed the levy it will use to pay for fire and EMS service from the city of Mount Vernon, the Central Ohio Joint Fire District looks to a future as a slightly smaller department with a smaller budget.

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Improvements help park shine

It has been a productive year for Ariel-Foundation Park in its first full year of operation as the Foundation Park Conservancy has continued to take an active role in the management, maintenance and improvements at the park.

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Carfagna to serve in Ohio House

There were no surprises in the race for the 68th Ohio House of Representatives seat, as Republican Rick Carfagna ran up a solid majority in Knox County and appeared to be doing the same in Delaware County.

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