Keep Fireworks to the 4th

Americans celebrate our Nation’s birthday in many ways, with food, family, friends and fireworks being among the most common ingredients in 4th of July celebrations. Of these, fireworks are probably the most intrusive for the loud popping, hissing and cracking sounds they make. So when the …Read More

Know the flow before you row

Before you venture into the Scioto River with your kayak or canoe, check the river’s water level and speed to determine if conditions are safe. They can change rapidly after a rain event or snow melt, becoming too dangerous for even an experienced paddler. …Read More

Store, maintain and use propane with care

It’s grilling season which also makes it the season for propane tanks. Propane is a clean-burning, economical, and convenient fuel source. But, as with any fuel source, especially one that is in a pressurized tank, care, caution and proper use is important. Cylinder tanks must …Read More

Reducing risk on road trips during the pandemic

Health experts warn against road trips this summer as widespread transmission of the coronavirus is still occurring throughout the Country. If you do venture out on the road, you can reduce your risk of exposure to the virus by (1) packing PPE and other …Read More

Wet and wonderful if you are wary and wise

Summer time temperatures can make water activities especially inviting. Lucky for Central Ohioans, there are plenty of recreational opportunities at nearby rivers, streams, and pools. But not all are open to the public and, if they are, there are often limitations on the activities …Read More

Natives are well-suited and beautiful too

The next time you are considering shrubs, trees or perennials for your landscape, take a look at species that are native to Ohio. Plant species that grow naturally in Ohio, are better suited to Ohio’s temperatures, rainfall, and soil composition. Like all plants, they …Read More

Tame backyard flames

Recreational fires are permitted in Dublin. However, they must be confined to an approved outdoor container if they are within 50 feet of a structure. Approved containers must be at least 15 feet from any combustible surface. Fires must not exceed 3′ wide and …Read More

Leave clippings on your lawn

Don’t bag them! Let your lawn clippings contribute to the health of your lawn by adding moisture and nutrients to the soil. And contrary to popular belief, grass clippings do not contribute to excess thatch build-up. Organic material like grass clippings will be readily broken down …Read More

Bicycle and rider should be checked before riding

A well adjusted bicycle is a safe bicycle. Chances are, your children or grandchildren have grown some since they were last on their bikes. With the arrival of warmer weather, it’s the perfect time to  get the bicycles and helmets out of storage and …Read More

Township grateful for community support of fire department levy

The majority of voters who cast their ballots by April 28th (the extended deadline for Ohio’s 2020 Primary) voted in favor of the Fire Department’s 5-year levy renewal. “We are very happy that our residents have confidence in our ability to deliver the services …Read More