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    West Union Street/Shafer Street Intersection

    Frontier Communications will be completing utility work in the West Union Street /Shafer Street intersection on Thursday, January 21, 2021, from approximately 9 AM – 5 PM. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers. Read on...
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    Wallace Drive Closure: January 21, 2022

    Columbia Gas will be working at the intersection of Wallace Drive and Ohio Avenue on January 21, 2021. Wallace Drive will be closed to traffic between the hours of 8 AM – 4 PM. For more information, please contact Columbia Gas, 614-460-8933. Read on...
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    Stimson Avenue Project, Week of January 18 Update

    The Contractor will continue working the week of Jan 18 on the installation of a new sanitary sewer line, working between Campbell Street and Palmer Street. Traffic will be shifted to the center lane, and will be controlled by flaggers when necessary Read on...
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    Christmas Tree Pickup

    The City of Athens is announcing there will be a free Christmas tree pickup of discarded live trees on Tuesdays and Fridays beginning December 29, 2020 and continuing through the month of January 2021. Read on...
  5. City of Athens: State of the City Address

    On January 25, 2021 at 5:30pm The City of Athens, Ohio will be giving a State of the City Address. This address will feature the Mayor and the heads of all the departments throughout the city. Read on...
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    Crafternoon! Program for Kids Grades K-3 ($10 per week) January 11th - March 3rd

    Join Arts Program Specialist Emily Beveridge in an afternoon of fun this winter. During each Crafternoon! program participants will be led by the instructor through arts & crafts projects any kid will love! Registration is $10 per class! Read on...
  7. City of Athens Auditor's Office and Tax Department Only Meeting Citizens Through Appointments

    The City of Athens Auditor's Office and Income Tax Department are now only meeting members of the public by scheduling appointments. If you would like to schedule an appointment please email
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