Planning Commission To Consider Plans For Historic Church Building

29 Apr , 2019  

When the City of Delaware Planning Commission meets this Wednesday, they will be considering three measures related to the proposed creation of a new wedding venue for a historic Delaware church complex. More…



Health District Shares Plans for New Facility In Delaware

23 Apr , 2019  

At Monday evening’s meeting of Delaware City Council, some good news was shared with those in attendance by Health Commissioner Sheila Hiddleson of the Delaware General Health District.

Sharing that the District has “way outgrown” its current properties on Winter Street, Hiddleson conveyed the body’s hopes to relocate in the near future to a newly constructed facility within the city. More…

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Life in Delaware County

City Of Delaware Flushing Its Hydrants

22 Apr , 2019  

One of the routine duties during spring for local cities is the flushing of water hydrants.

Hydrant flushing releases water at a high rate of speed. Through the procedure, an adequate amount of water flow can be assured for fire fighters, residents, and businesses. It also assists in maintaining water quality through the elimination of iron and mineral deposits from water mains. More…



New City Of Delaware Fire Station To Be Dedicated: Video

12 Apr , 2019  

The latest addition to safety services in the City of Delaware is officially coming on line this Saturday during a Dedication and Open House at the new Station 304 of the City of Delaware Fire Department.

The City’s fourth station is located at 821 Cheshire, northwest of that street’s intersection with Glenn Avenue. It will be staffed by three firefighters at any given time. More…



The Wesleyan Inn Project Before City Board Wednesday For Further Action

10 Apr , 2019  

On Wednesday, the City of Delaware Board of Zoning Appeals will consider an application related to the construction of The Wesleyan Inn at 235 West William Street.

As noted in the variance application, the plan is to renovate and expand a former OWU dormitory into a three story, 43 room inn with 14,407 square feet of interior space. Having had a Conditional Use Permit and Preliminary Development Plan previously approved by City Council, the Final Development Plan is set to be before Council later this month. More…


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Municipal Tax Reminders

9 Apr , 2019  

Tax Day this year falls on a Monday, meaning that this weekend will be a busy time for last-minute filers.

For those required to file forms to the two cities completely within Delaware County, Delaware and Powell, we have some reminders below. More…

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Delaware, Ohio Wesleyan University

City, University Create Public Utilities Internship

7 Apr , 2019  

The City of Delaware and Ohio Wesleyan University signed a memorandum of understanding this week creating a permanent OWU student internship within the city’s Department of Public Utilities and formalizing additional opportunities for city-campus collaboration.

The agreement creates one public utilities internship each semester for which the selected Ohio Wesleyan student will receive course credit. More…


Business, Delaware

Delaware Council To Consider CRA For Downtown Building Investment

25 Mar , 2019  

On Tuesday evening, Delaware City Council will consider approval of a Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) agreement that would see a tax abatement to facilitate a $850,000 investment in a historic downtown building.

In specific, SELO BELNO LLC, which owns and operates the Son of Thurman restaurant at 5 North Sandusky Street, is looking to invest that sum to being commercial leased office space to the second and third floors of that structure. Those offices would include a new home for the restaurant’s offices as well. More…

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Delaware City Digest Looks At Central Ohio Symphony

23 Mar , 2019  

Friday’s edition of the Delaware City Digest included a look at the 40th anniversary season of the Central Ohio Symphony. Take a listen below.



The City Of Delaware Wants To Know Your Opinion

14 Mar , 2019  

The City of Delaware is continuing to use polling software to give citizens the opportunity to responds to questions on city matters.

As presented on its website, the City describes it this way:

“The City of Delaware is seeking public input on ideas and issues facing city government using Polco, an interactive web-based polling platform. Polco allows government officials to post questions directly to citizens and receive insightful, reliable data to drive local policy decisions.” More…

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Delaware Planning Commission To Review Final Plan For Apartments

3 Mar , 2019  

A new apartment complex may well be on its way to Delaware if the City of Delaware Planning Commission accepts a staff recommendation to approve the Final Development Plan for the Seattle House Apartments.

Located on the north side of US 36/37 and the south side of Bowtown Road just east of Chesrown auto storage lot, the current application is for ten apartment buildings to be constructed on one portion of the 24.2 acre development site. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Delaware Dog Park Down For A Bit

20 Feb , 2019  

The City of Delaware Dog Park is closed for a bit as a turf maintenance project is underway.

Located at 840 Mill Run Crossing, behind Kohl’s,  the park is open dawn to dusk. The 5-acre park has segregated areas for large and small dogs. More…



Delaware Planning Commission To Consider Plan For New Burger King

2 Feb , 2019  

The Planning Commission for the City of Delaware will be considering a request at its meeting next Wednesday concerning a proposed fast food restaurant development on West Central Avenue.

Carrols Corporation has made application to the City for approval of a Final Development Plan related to the placement of a new Burger King Restaurant at 1034 West Central Avenue. The facility would be on a 1.14 acre site near Ace Hardware and First Commonwealth Bank. The restaurant would be 2,981 square feet in size with a double drive-thru and associated 40 car parking lot. More…

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Delaware, Schools

City Council, School Board To Hold Joint Meeting

28 Jan , 2019  

Monday evening brings the annual joint meeting of the City Council of the City of Delaware and the Delaware City Schools Board of Education.

During the meeting, the published agenda indicates that the joint bodies will discuss the following: More…



Delaware Historic Preservation Commission Approves 30 North Sandusky Project

24 Jan , 2019  

After a moderate amount of discussion, a staff presentation, and a question and answer session with the applicant, the City of Delaware Historic Preservation Commission approved on Wednesday the proposal of Manos Properties LLC – Sandusky Street Lofts for exterior improvements to the building at 30 North Sandusky Street.

As shared by staff, the building dates from 1869 and was built by Reynolds & Frank. In 1870, the third floor became the Masonic Lodge and was used as such for the next 65 years. In 1930, the storefronts housed a hardward store and billiards parlor. More…

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