Springfield is this year's host for the Miami Valley Cycling Summit. The Summit is designed to help both large and small communities learn how to use cycling to drive economic development.
Organizers for this year's event have come up with the theme Cycling Connects. A panel of experts will detail how communities can benefit economically and connect with other cities in the region and around the nation to develop a profitable biking agenda.
Springfield's Rocking Horse Community Health Center has completed a new expansion project. The project will allow the center to serve more people and provide more health services to low income residents in Clark County.
Rocking Horse finished its $7.9 million expansion project recently, which involved adding 42,000 square feet to the heath center. With the additional space, there will be more opportunities to provide pediatric, women's and general health services for families.
The city of Springfield is close to reaching an agreement to supply water to Yellow Springs. The city is prepared to start the arrangement this summer.
An aging water treatment plant has prompted the village of Yellow Springs to look for a better way to supply water to its residents. The town's council is weighing concerns about water quality, costs and control when it comes to closing its treatment plant and entering into an agreement with Springfield to supply water.
Plans for the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery to open a satellite operation in Springfield's Upper Valley Mall are ahead of schedule. The museum is now on pace to open in early March.
Boonshoft's vice-president of external relations Diane Farrell, says the museum received an overwhelming positive response by Clark County residents and mall management when the idea of locating at the Upper Valley Mall was proposed.
Farrell says the satellite museum will be an interactive experience designed for family fun.