Reverse-angle parking comes to downtown Wilmington

WILMINGTON – The City of Wilmington announced a new method of parking will be available in downtown Wilmington this spring. The City will be offering reverse-angle parking on Main Street, Sugartree Street, and a portion of South Street along the Courthouse Square. The new parking configuration is part of the Downtown Wilmington South Street Safety

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Rombach Avenue – Overnight Construction – May 18 & May 19

WILMINGTON – The City of Wilmington announces overnight construction at the intersection of Eastside Drive and Rombach Avenue beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18. The overnight work is expected to continue for two nights, weather permitting. The left lane of East Side Drive, the left-turn lane onto Oak Street, and the left eastbound

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North Mulberry Street Closure: May 16-May 20

WILMINGTON – The City of Wilmington announces a road closure to through traffic on North Mulberry Street between West Locust and West Birdsall beginning Monday, May 16. The road will be closed for one week, weather permitting. On-street parking will be prohibited in the construction zone. The block will be open to local traffic. The

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Sugar Grove Cemetery Bridge Reopens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 22, 2022  Media Contact:Brian A. Shidaker, Director of Public Servicebshidaker@wilmingtonoh.org     WILMINGTON – The City of Wilmington announced the reopening of the truss bridge over Lytle Creek in Sugar Grove Cemetery. The bridge has been closed to vehicular traffic since April 2018. The construction was funded by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT)

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May Tornado Siren Testing Rescheduled

For Immediate Release: April 22, 2022                                                                                                                                  CONTACT: Brian A. Shidakerbshidaker@wilmingtonoh.org Sirens will be tested on Friday, May 6, at noon Wilmington, OH – The City of Wilmington announced that the regularly scheduled tornado siren testing on Saturday, May 7, at 12:00 noon has been rescheduled for Friday, May 6, at 12:00 noon. The schedule change

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OVERNIGHT ROADWORK DOWNTOWN

April 8, 2022 Media Contact:Brian A. Shidaker, Director of Public Service937-382-6509  **OVERNIGHT ROADWORK**SOUTH STREET, DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON  LOCATION – U.S. 68/South Street, Downtown, Wilmington, Ohio Overnight striping is scheduled from 6 p.m. on Monday, April 11, through 6 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12 on South Street/U.S. 68 between Sugartree Street and Locust Street, weather permitting. Lane

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The Russian Invasion into Ukraine

                      On March 17, Wilmington’s sister city Merefa in Ukraine suffered a Russian air attack which destroyed the secondary school and the Culture Center and damaged many homes, killing some 26 people and injuring several more.   Through contacts with Ukrainian journalist Nataliya Gumenyuk and

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City Road Construction Update – Spring 2022

LOCATION – Multiple Locations, Wilmington, Ohio Wilmington, Ohio – The City of Wilmington announces the commencement of multiple projects throughout the City of Wilmington. Rombach Avenue The Rombach Avenue Project resumed construction the week of March 21, with sidewalk and trail construction on the south side of Rombach throughout the corridor. The week of March

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Vandalism at Sugar Grove Cemetery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 7, 2022 ** VANDALISM AT SUGAR GROVE CEMETERY** LOCATION – Sugar Grove Cemetery Wilmington, Ohio – An unknown person or persons removed and/or broke graveside flags, scattered decorations, and uprooted military flag holders in several sections of the older part of the Sugar Grove Cemetery. Sections affected were One, Two, Three, Six,

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