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TID works to improve traffic flow in county

The Clermont County Transportation Improvement District is moving forward with plans to develop an Intelligent Transportation System to control traffic lights in major thoroughfares in the northwestern area of the county. The computer based system would be able to coordinate traffic controls from Milford to Beechmont Avenue, something TID Secretary Treasurer Steve Wharton says will reduce congestion and increase safety in the area. […]

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Bethel locks in low electric rate

Village of Bethel residents could be looking at lower electric rates next year after the village council approved a new bulk rate contract with American Electric Power. Bethel’s five-year contract with Duke Energy expires Dec. 31 of this year and the village has been keeping a close eye on rates. […]

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Jail problems again topic of discussion

Clermont County Commissioner Scott Croswell is looking for a new approach to the problem of limited jail space in the county. Croswell said that after years of discussion by the county incarceration committee, which is comprised of the commissioners, judges, the sheriff, and the prosecutor, the time has come to try to change requirements at the state level. […]

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Three veterans return home to fanfare

Local officials recently recognized three returning veterans and thanked them for their service in Iraq and Afghanistan. Specialist Christopher Spence of the Army National Guard is returning from 11 months in Iraq. He was stationed at Camp Taji near Baghdad and served as a truck commander and gunner for a convoy escort team. […]