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Michael D. Pitman

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Recent:
  • journalnews
  • Dayton Daily News
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  • EMS1
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Recent articles by Michael:

Nearly $8 million coming to 2 Butler County transportation projects, including new RTA buses

Butler County RTA and Oxford have been approved to receive federal grant dollars for transportation-related projects. → Read More

Fairfield Twp. trustees’ 4-candidate field has only 1 incumbent for Nov. 2 election

There are four candidates, which includes one incumbent, seeking one of two four-year terms on the Fairfield Twp. Board of Trustees. → Read More

Early voting turnout for Nov. 2 election in Butler County outpacing 2019 election

Early voting in Butler County for the Nov. 2 general election is quickly outpacing the votes cast before Election Day two years ago, according to county election officials. → Read More

Hamilton to rename North End fields entrance for longtime sheriff’s deputy Craig Mills

Craig Mills was more than just a Butler County sheriff’s deputy. Since his death, many have come forward to say he was a person who made the city of Hamilton a better place to live. → Read More

Does freedom of speech apply to speaking at a public meeting? Mandel incident at Lakota raises question

Governing bodies don't have to allow time for public commenting, but they do anyway because "we have an obligation to listen," said Fairfield Mayor Steve Miller. → Read More

What happened with Josh Mandel at the Lakota school board meeting? Video and interviews detail events

A U.S. Senate candidate was asked to leave a Lakota school board meeting on Monday night after he attended to “defend the moms and dads” regarding mask mandates. → Read More

Senate candidate Mandel asked to leave Lakota school board meeting

A U.S. Senate candidate was asked to leave a Lakota school board meeting on Monday night after he attended to “defend the moms and dads” regarding mask mandates. → Read More

Senate candidate Mandel asked to leave Lakota school board meeting

A U.S. Senate candidate was asked to leave a Lakota school board meeting on Monday night after he attended to “defend the moms and dads” regarding mask mandates. → Read More

Butler County history: Revolutionary War veteran, family laid to rest on what used to be their farm in Fairfield

It’s unlikely that most who drive through the Ohio 4 and Seward Road intersection know a Revolutionary War veteran is laid to rest a few hundred feet away. → Read More

Making student-athletes safer: Butler County legislator’s bill moves closer to governor signature

Officials say Ohio made its student-athletes safer on Wednesday when the General Assembly passed a bill that allows athletic trainers to do more on the sidelines of games and practices. → Read More

Monroe looking to expand energy efficiency program to drive development in Butler County

Another Butler County community may join Monroe and Liberty Twp. by adding an economic development tool that would make buildings more energy-efficient and attract new developments. → Read More

Fairfield set to buy former hair salon to help traffic problems

Fairfield plans to buy the former Head Shed Salon for $250,000 for a possible Ohio 4/Seward Road intersection widening. → Read More

Archdiocese releases draft of plan to reorganize parishes in southwest Ohio

The Cincinnati Archdiocese’s proposed plan to revamp and revitalize the Catholic church in southwest Ohio is due to several problems, including a decline in membership and priests. → Read More

Proposed Fairfield subdivision, first in 12 years, draws questions at meeting

Some on Fairfield City Council had a couple of questions concerning what could be the city’s first new subdivision in 12 years. → Read More

Fairfield City Council expected to bump stipend for acting city manager

Fairfield City Council agreed in December to pay Fire Chief Don Bennett $2,000 per month extra to not only lead the fire department but also the city administration as an acting city manager. → Read More

With priest numbers dwindling, Cincinnati archdiocese readies to reorganize parishes

With fewer Catholics and fewer priests, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is preparing to unite parishes in groups called “families” — a reorganization that could orient some Southwestern Ohio churches toward diminished use or eventual closure, although no closures are imminent. → Read More

With priest numbers dwindling, Cincinnati archdiocese readies to reorganize parishes

With fewer Catholics and fewer priests, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is preparing to unite parishes in groups called “families” — a reorganization that could orient some Southwestern Ohio churches toward diminished use or eventual closure, although no closures are imminent. → Read More

Voter’s registration deadline approaches: What to know about Butler County

Ohio voters have a week left to register to vote on Nov. 2, an election that has more of an impact on their daily lives than any presidential or gubernatorial election. → Read More

Fairfield pumpkin carver featured on Season 2 of Food Network’s ‘Outrageous Pumpkins’

William Wilson’s first pumpkin carving competition was several years ago at the Columbus Zoo. → Read More

Middletown City Council candidate forum set for Thursday

Candidates for Middletown City Council will address questions Thursday in one of the area’s first political forums for November’s general election. → Read More