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July-September 2019 City News

Posted on December 26, 2018

Hot Air Balloon Glow coming Saturday, Sept. 28

Posted on September 17, 2019

The city of West Carrollton will host its second city-sponsored Hot Air Balloon Glow Saturday, Sept. 28 from 3 to 8 p.m. along the Great Miami River at 5655 Marina Drive. There will be seven hot air balloons attending. The balloonists are expected to begin the glow at approximately 6:30 pm. This is an event...

Wilson Pool to Host Doggie Dive Sept. 7th

Posted on September 3, 2019

2019 marks the 12th year that dogs will get their chance to dive into Wilson Pool before it’s closed and drained for the season. West Carrollton’s Doggie Dive will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, at Wilson Pool, 1226 S. Elm St. The pool’s last open day for people is...

W. Central Ave. Improvements to Begin August 12

Posted on August 9, 2019

The West Central Avenue reconstruction project will begin Monday, August 12. During the construction period, one lane of traffic will remain open in each direction as crews work on improvements to the curbs, sidewalks, water lines and storm sewers. The road will be reconstructed to include a center turn lane with one lane of traffic...

SWAT Team to Conduct Training Exercises in West Carrollton

Posted on August 8, 2019

The regional Tactical Crime Suppression Unit SWAT Team will be conducting training exercises in West Carrollton at two vacant homes on S. Elm St. (402 – 403 S. Elm St.) Tuesday, Aug. 13 and Wednesday, Aug. 14. These homes are slated to be demolished the following week as part of the city’s Elm St. bridge...

Police to Host National Night Out at Wilson Pool – August 6

Posted on July 30, 2019

West Carrollton’s National Night Out event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at Wilson Park Pool, 1226 S. Elm St. Admission is free and it is open to the public. Free snacks and water are being donated by local restaurants and stores. The annual national event, hosted in communities...

Last Neighborhood Block Party of the Summer

Posted on July 25, 2019

The City of West Carrollton will be hosting its last Neighborhood Block Party of the summer Saturday, August 10, from 12-2 p.m. at Lake Forest Park, 131 Lake Forest Dr. Anyone from the community is invited to attend the event which will feature free hot dogs, snacks, drinks, ice cream, and information about various city...

Kids Mini-Triathlon set for August 3

Posted on July 25, 2019

The Parks and Recreation Department is hosting their annual Mini-Triathlon event at Wilson Park on Saturday, Aug. 3. The event is open to children ages 4 to 11 years old. Cost is $10 per child and includes a participation medal if registered by August 1. More information, including online registration, can be found at

Citizen Survey says: Resident Satisfaction Remains High

Posted on July 11, 2019

In April, the city of West Carrollton conducted a public opinion survey with the help of Wright State University’s Applied Policy Research Institute. The survey was conducted primarily online and by phone if requested. Mike Wiehe, director of the institute, presented a summary of the findings during the July 9 city council meeting. “We see...

Neighborhood Summer Block Parties

Posted on June 20, 2019

The City of West Carrollton will be hosting the first Neighborhood Block Party of the summer this Saturday, June 22, from 12-2 p.m. at the playground behind Harry Russell Elementary School, 123 Elementary Dr. The event will feature free hot dogs and snacks, games, ice cream, and information about various city services and events. This...

Elm Street Bridge Reconstruction Delayed Until 2020

Posted on June 14, 2019

The Elm Street Bridge reconstruction project that was expected to begin in August has been delayed until 2020. Only one contractor submitted a bid for the work, and the bid was 12 percent over budget. In hopes of reducing the costs, the city will rebid the project and plan to complete the reconstruction during the...

Boil Advisory Lifted for WC County Water Customers

Posted on May 30, 2019

Boil advisory lifted for portions of Dayton, Montgomery County and Greene County - Residents are still urged to conserve water - News Release: Shared from City of Dayton The boil advisory has been lifted for the following areas: City of Dayton low service area, Montgomery County southern system, and portions of Greene County (the Clyo...

Red Carpet Event to Kick Off Reading Challenge

Posted on May 23, 2019

A special Red Carpet event to kick off to the West Carrollton Branch of the Dayton Metro Library’s Summer Reading Challenge will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at the library located at 300 E. Central Ave. The event is free and open to children of all ages and their parents. Activities will include...

Memorial Ceremony Set for May 26; Help With Veterans’ Flags Appreciated

Posted on May 20, 2019

A ceremony honoring veterans will be held in West Carrollton during Memorial Day weekend.   A Memorial service, organized by the Combined Honor Guard of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3438 and American Legion Post 165, will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 26 with wreath-tossing ceremony at the Farmersville-West Carrollton Road Bridge,...

E. Dixie Dr. Repaving Project to Start May 16

Posted on May 15, 2019

Starting on Thursday, May 16, a section of East Dixie Drive, between the railroad overpass east of Dryden Road and Springboro Pike/S.R. 741, will be milled and repaved.   The project will require one lane closure at a time, with expected completion by Friday, May 24.   Work will include a 4-inch deep milling and...

Volunteers Needed for Community Pride Day

Posted on May 6, 2019

The City of West Carrollton’s City Beautiful Commission will host its annual neighborhood clean-up initiative, Community Pride Day, on Saturday, May 18.   The deadline to request assistance for the event is Monday, May 13.   Community Pride Day will begin at 9 a.m. May 18 at the Civic Center, located at 300 E. Central...

Free Bulk Trash Pick-Up May 6-10

Posted on May 3, 2019

During the second week of May, the service department will conduct a free large-item trash collection during May 6-10 on residents' regular collection days. The city will not pick up contractor-generated materials or remodeling materials. For more information about the bulk pick-up, please call (937) 859-8280.  

Mock Accident to Reminds Students of Dangers

Posted on April 26, 2019

The accident scene will be fictional, but the goal is to show the reality of drunk driving during a mock accident at West Carrollton High School at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 2.   Emergency responders from West Carrollton, Miami Township, Moraine police and fire departments as well Miami Valley fire district, will recreate their...

AT&T Line Replacement Project Requires Closure

Posted on April 23, 2019

Starting on Monday, April 29, AT&T will be replacing a utility line that’s currently attached to the Elm Street Bridge and rerouting the line under Owl Creek.   The project, which is being completed before this summer’s Elm Street bridge replacement project begins, will require one lane of closures on Elm Street between Gibbons Road...

May Events Include Cycling, Field Trip, Jr. Fire Academy

Posted on April 16, 2019

The West Carrollton parks and recreation department will team with the Miamisburg parks and recreation department to host a Cycle de Mayo event starting at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 5.   Cyclists should meet at the Miami and Erie Canal Park on Marina Drive between 10 and 10:30 a.m. Goodie bags and helmets will...

PD Receives Grant to Purchase O.V.I. Goggles

Posted on April 12, 2019

On Tuesday, April 9, the West Carrollton Police Department obtained a $1,100 grant from the Independent Insurance Agents Association of Dayton to purchase a Fatal Vision Alcohol program kit.   The kit has tools that allow the department to simulate impairment at six different blood alcohol levels – depicting the potential danger during misuse of...
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