City Council May Be First In Ohio To Hold Entirely Virtual Meeting

20 Mar , 2020  

Extraordinary times often call for extraordinary measures.

Such was the case in Delaware on Wednesday night, as Delaware City Council held what might well have been the first entirely virtual meeting of a city council in Ohio history.

Ohio’s Sunshine Laws have guaranteed since their adoption that meetings of local governmental bodies take place in open meetings that the public may attend and observe. These laws were adopted before technological advances that allow for remote livestreaming, however, and certainly before the recent pandemic impacted how Ohio cities, villages, counties, school boards, and other public bodies conduct business. More…

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Business, Polaris Area

Polaris Centers Of Commerce Updates Its Online Look

30 Dec , 2019  

The largest collection of retail, office, and residential space in Delaware County has a brand-new web presence.

The Polaris Centers of Commerce has unveiled its new home on the web, which showcases a series of video highlights on its home page. Included on the new site are dedicated directory pages for shopping, dining, entertainment, and hotel offerings.

Its a great place to browse and discover what stores, eateries, etc. may have arrived since your last visit. More…

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Verizon 5G Comes To Polaris

27 Dec , 2019  

Verizon has announced the availability of 5G services in the Columbus area, including in southern Delaware County.

If you live, work, or visit Cleveland or Columbus, Ohio or Hampton Roads, Virginia you can now access Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network and experience 5G built right on any of the seven 5G mobility devices available. Verizon’s 5G mobility service is now available in 31 US cities. More…

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Ohio’s New Broadband Strategy: How Does Delaware County Compare?

23 Dec , 2019  

InnovateOhio, under the direction of Lt. Governor Jon Husted, released the Ohio Broadband Strategy this past Thursday.

The document serves as a comprehensive plan for aggressively expanding and enhancing the state’s broadband network. If approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), it will also qualify local governments in Ohio to receive 20 additional points on applications for federal ReConnect funding. Finally, InnovateOhio is working with Connected Nation Ohio to produce a series of broadband availability maps, each with interactive GIS map layers, allowing journalists, researchers and legislators to zoom in and explore them directly. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Alexa, What’s Up At The Delaware County District Library?

24 Mar , 2019  

Another bit of the future has arrived in Delaware County through a new skill available on devices which utilize the Amazon Alexa virtual assistant.

Now, you can get answers to questions about programs and offerings from your local library. More…

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