Articles from Yellow Springs News

425-year-old magic, mirth and mayhem on Mills Lawn

Faeries and asses, music and magic, enchantment and engagement all come together this weekend as the Yellow Springs Theater Company mounts the final performances of Shakespeare’s most appropriate “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Friday and Saturday, July 20 and 21, at 8 p.m. on Mills Lawn School’s back lawn, rain or shine. Music, including Mendelssohn’s incidental music for the play, begins about 20 minutes earlier.

PorchFest coming to village; musicians, porches needed

Yellow Springs PorchFest, a day of music celebrating community and local musicians, is being planned for Saturday, Oct. 6. The unique festival will feature a number of concerts performed on the porches, front yards and patios of residents and businesses within a half-mile radius of downtown Yellow Springs. The festival will be held from noon to 7 p.m.

Village Council — Citizens speak up for Meister

Nine villagers spoke in support of Cpl. David Meister, a local police officer facing discipline charges, at Village Council’s July 2 meeting. 

Because the potential discipline of Cpl. Meister was not on Council’s agenda, community members spoke during the citizen’s comment period and were allotted three minutes each. Council members then responded. 

Village, Meister still at odds

Last Friday’s pre-disciplinary hearing for Yellow Springs Police Corporal Dave Meister was postponed in hopes that lawyers representing Meister and the Village could reach a compromise agreement regarding discipline against Meister for two March incidents, recommended by Yellow Springs Police Chief Brian Carlson. While Village Solicitor Chris Conard made a compromise offer to Meister’s attorney, David Duwell, this Monday, July 2, Meister on Tuesday said he will not agree to it.