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  1. Mayor's May 31st Press Conference Cancelled

    The Mayor's Press Conference scheduled for Wednesday, May 31st at 2 p.m. has been cancelled. Read on...
  2. June 1st Planning Commission Meeting Cancelled

    The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for June 1, 2017, has been cancelled due to lack of quorum. Read on...
  3. City Pool to Open on Saturday, May 27th at 12 PM

    The city pool will open on Saturday, May 27th, 2017. Pool hours on Saturday are 12 PM to 8 PM. Pool hours Sunday through Friday are 12 PM to 7 PM. Read on...
  4. Memorial Day - City Administrative Offices Closed. Community Center and City Pool Open.

    City of Athens administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day. Emergency services and plants will remain open. The Community Center will be open from 9 AM to 6 PM and the city pool will be open from 12 PM to 7 PM. Read on...
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    Trash Pickup Delay the week following Memorial Day

    A quick reminder that we will be on a one day delay next week for recycling and refuse pick up. Additional Info...
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    Columbia Gas Scheduled Work

    The City of Athens announces that Columbia Gas of Ohio will be conducting work on several streets in the City of Athens during the week of May 30th, 2017. Read on...
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    Athens Fire Department: Check bathroom exhaust fans

    The Athens Fire Department would like to remind you to check bathroom exhaust fans. Please, make sure they are properly maintained and cleaned per manufactures’ recommendations. Lint and filth often accumulate on the fan’s Read on...
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    Stimson Avenue/Grant Street Intersection Closure

    The City of Athens will be closing the Stimson Avenue/Grant Street intersection starting Thursday May 18 for approximately two weeks. The City of Athens apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. Questions or concerns may be directed Read on...
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    McKinley Avenue Extension/Stimson Avenue Roundabout Project, Project 302

    Freedom Construction Enterprises, Inc. will continue work this week and next week on installation of a sanitary sewer line and grading work. Pedestrians and cyclists are asked to avoid the construction area and to follow the signed detour. Read on...
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    Traffic Signal at W. State St. and N. Lancaster Demolition

    The City of Athens announces demolition on the traffic signal at W. State St. and N. Lancaster St. will begin on May 23rd in preparation for replacement with a new signal. Until the new signal is complete, the intersection will function as a 4-way stop. Read on...
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    West Union Street Improvements Project - Construction Update

    The Contractor will continue work this week and next week between S. Court Street and 12 West Union Street. The activities planned for this week include curb removal, concrete sidewalk removal, and some pavement removal. The Contractor will also be Read on...
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    Swim Lesson Registration will begin Monday May 8.

    Swim Lesson Registration will begin Monday May 8. Each session is 2 weeks long with first session beginning June 5. Cost is $35. Read on...
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    2017 Adult Coed Softball registration begins May 8. Fee is $350 per team.

    Season to start on June 13. Coaches Meeting will be held on May 30 at 6pm. Game nights are Tuesday and Thursday at the West State Street ball fields (fields #1 and #2) Register at the Athens Community Center. League is limited to 16 teams. Read on...
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