Powell/Lewis Center, Schools

Powell’s Village Academy Has Closed

18 Jul , 2019  

In a statement made on its website earlier this week, the Village Academy Board of Trustees announced that the institution would not reopen for another school year.

The statement shared in part, “Over the past years, the School has worked to increase enrollment, minimize expenses and bolster giving by our supporters in the community. Yet our overall enrollment and giving have not reached the level needed for us to continue to operate. More…

Business, Powell/Lewis Center

Evans Farm To Feature 2019 Parade Of Homes

22 Jun , 2019  

The ambitious Evans Farm development in southern Delaware County will be a busy place next month.

The Building Industry Association of Central Ohio (BIA) has announced that Evans Farm, Ohio’s only community designed around the principles of new urbanism,will be the site of the 2019 BIA Parade of Homes. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Public Forum Planned To Discuss Four Corners Intersection

9 Jun , 2019  

The City of Powell is hosting a public forum to discuss whether or not to extend the time frame for restricted left turns at the Olentangy and Liberty Street intersection. The forum will be held at 6 PM on Tuesday, June 18 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street.

The City’s Operations Committee plans to lead the discussion on whether to extend the prohibited time frame to make left turns at the intersection. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Street Market This Sunday

30 Apr , 2019  

The Powell Street Market happens two times each year – vendors line the streets of Downtown Powell with the best in hand-made crafts, edibles, antiques, specialty products, and more.

The result is a fun and unique shopping experience for the whole family. More…

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History/Tourism, Powell/Lewis Center

Retiring Police Chief To Speak At Powell Liberty Historical Society

3 Apr , 2019  

Powell Police Chief Gary Vest is retiring after 23 years of service to the Powell Police Department. He will reflect on the past two decades and share highlights during the next Powell Liberty Historical Society program at 7 PM on Monday, April 8 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Requests Meeting With Liberty Twp

2 Mar , 2019  

Powell City Council has requested a meeting with the Liberty Township Board of Trustees to discuss recent concerns with the Cooperative Economic Development Agreement (CEDA) and the future of emergency medical services.

letter was sent to the Board of Trustees with the intent to schedule a public meeting for some time before March 24. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Powell City Council Talks Annexation, Paving, And Rezoning

22 Feb , 2019  

The City of Powell has posted the following highlights from the City Council meeting held on Tuesday, February 19.

Carriage Road zoning map amendment approved More…

Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Seeking Comments On Proposed Resurfacing Project

6 Feb , 2019  

The City of Powell and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 6 are proposing to resurface a portion of Sawmill Parkway between Seldom Seen Road and Home Road.

The project also includes curb repairs, curb ramp improvements, and repairs of the Shared Use Path (SUP) that runs along the west side of Sawmill Parkway. ODOT, the City of Powell, and the City’s engineering consultant (EMH&T), are currently in the planning phase of the project, conducting environmental analyses, and preparing preliminary engineering plans for this project. More…

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Business, Powell/Lewis Center

OSU Wexner Medical Center Approved By Powell Planning Commission

25 Jan , 2019  

On a week when 1808Delaware has reported on more than one building project being approved by city review bodies, this one is larger than them all — put together. A major development received the green light Wednesday that will be a transformative one for southern Delaware County.

The City of Powell reported on Thursday that its Planning Commission has approved the final development plan and plat for a medical office building, ambulatory care medical facility, and hospital comprising the new OSU Wexner Medical Center. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Powell City Council Highlights

23 Jan , 2019  

At its January 15 meeting, Powell City Council acted on two pieces of legislation which address two projects aimed at enhancing local quality of life. They included: More…

Life in Delaware County, Powell/Lewis Center

Christmas Movie Filmed In Powell To Air This Weekend

15 Dec , 2018  

Christmas is clearly in the air in southern Delaware County –even in the middle of the summer!

The City of Powell has shared the news that a movie filmed in Powell this past summer, “Country Christmas Album,” is making its cable TV debut this weekend. The film will be shown on the ION Channel (Spectrum Channel 231 in Powell) at 9 PM on Saturday.

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Liberty Township, Powell/Lewis Center

Liberty Township Utility Aggregation Takes Next Step

3 Dec , 2018  

Electric and natural gas utility aggregation, approved by Liberty Township voters last month, is moving forward with a required public hearing.

The hearing regarding a Utility Aggregation Plan of Operation and Governance will be held on December 6 in two separate meetings, one at 10 AM and the other at 6:30 PM. Both meetings will be held in the Liberty Township Hall at 7761 Liberty Road in Powell. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Saturday Brings Holidays In Powell

30 Nov , 2018  

The City of Powell is hosting the annual Holidays in Powell this Saturday from 2 PM to 5:30 PM in the Municipal Building Council Chambers & East Room, 47 Hall Street. More…

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Business, Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Company Takes Top Spot In 2018 Best Places To Work In Central Ohio

18 Nov , 2018  

Kaiser Consulting, LLC, an accounting and information technology firm, has announced that it has been named a 2018 Best Places to Work in Central Ohio by Columbus Business First. It is the third time in four years the company has received this prestigious award and the first time Kaiser Consulting has been honored as the number one company in the medium-sized category. More…