Simpson Park Playground Update

The new playground at Chillicothe’s Simpson Park is getting closer to completion. Parks Director Josh Norris told Parks Board Members last night the project is getting close to completion Norris said a completion date has not yet been set. Norris emphasized the larger playground area and the Rocket Slide will be staying. He said the next major Parks project will […]

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Chillicothe Street Plans Moving Forward

The Chillicothe Street Improvement program will move forward over the next several weeks as bid specs are ready to send to the contractors.  City Administrator Darin Chappell talked about this year’s program. The work will include Concrete streets, Asphalt overlay, and chip and seal. That means for every 10 miles of chip and seal, they would only get 1 mile […]

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Airport Runway Improvement Bids

The Chillicothe City Council approved bids for improvements to the runways at the Chillicothe Municipal Airport. The work includes reconstruction of a runway and connecting taxi-ways plus installing other related systems. The work will be funded by a State Block Grant that will pay for 90% of the $3.343 Million Dollar cost. The City will pay for the remaining 10% […]

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Brookfield Schools Five Year Improvement Plan

The Brookfield School District is getting close to wrapping up discussions on a five year plan for improvements to buildings and sporting facilities. Superintendent Kyle Collins says it’s a broad list of improvements. The committee that formulated the list included community members and school staff including maintenance people. He says funding for the project would be voted on by the […]

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