Shared Use Path Root Work Starting July 22

The City of Dublin is addressing tree roots that have reached the asphalt on several shared use paths. Crews will be grinding down roots that cause heaving along the paths. Weather permitting, work will take place the week of July 22. While the shared use paths will remain open, pedestrians and cyclists may need to […]

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Monday, July 15

(Dublin, Ohio) — Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) will spray for mosquitoes Monday, July 15, in the south zone of Dublin, between U.S. 33 and the Tuttle Crossing Boulevard area to the south. Please see the included map for reference. Mosquitoes in this zone tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). FCPH regularly traps and […]

Police Offering Free AirTags To Prevent Theft

UPDATE (as of 5 p.m. July 11): The police have given away the inventory of AirTags. Thank you to all those who participated in this theft prevention effort.   The Dublin Police Department, in partnership with the Dublin Citizens’ Police Academy Alumni Association (DCPAAA), is providing free AirTags to residents to reduce vehicle theft and […]

Annual Street Light and Utility Pole Painting

The City of Dublin will have 499 street poles painted as part of the Annual Street Light and Traffic Control Pole Painting Program. Brian Bros Painting & Restoration was hired to complete the project as part of our 2024-2029 Community Improvements Plan. Work is anticipated to proceed through October 2024. A map of the maintenance […]

Julie Erwin Rinaldi Named 2024 Grand Marshal

(Dublin, Ohio) – The City of Dublin is pleased to announce the selection of Julie Erwin Rinaldi as the 2024 Independence Day Grand Marshal. Mayor Chris Amorose Groomes, City Manager Megan O’Callaghan and former City of Dublin Grand Marshals selected Julie for her commitment to volunteering in the Dublin community for over 15 years. With this honor, she will preside over the […]

Dublin Honoring Fallen Police Officers

The Dublin Police will remember law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty for Peace Officers Memorial Day. This day was first observed in May 1963, with President John F. Kennedy signing a proclamation the year before to designate the observance along with the time it falls as National Police Week. The public […]

Pavement Testing Happening in Dublin

(Dublin, Ohio) — Some Dublin residents might see an interesting-looking visitor in their neighborhood for the next two weeks. Resource International will be conducting pavement testing on various streets around the city. Weather permitting, this project will wrap up by May 16. You might see a white pickup truck pulling a testing trailer (as shown […]

Dublin Mayor Chris Amorose Groomes Named to FCC Intergovernmental Advisory Committee

(Dublin, Ohio) — Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced Dublin Mayor Chris Amorose Groomes will serve on the newly reauthorized Intergovernmental Advisory Committee (IAC). This advisory panel, composed of officials of municipal, county, state and Tribal governments, provides guidance, expertise and recommendations to the FCC on telecommunications issues, including those related to increasing deployment […]

Dublin, Ohio Division of Public Works Achieves Reaccreditation with American Public Works Association

(Dublin, Ohio) — At the March 25, 2024, City Council meeting, the Regional Director of the American Public Works Association (APWA), Larry Hummel, recognized the City of Dublin for receiving its sixth reaccreditation. This accreditation validates that the City fully complies with the recommended management practices outlined in APWA’s “Public Works Management Practices Manual.” In […]

From Hoops to Hometown, City of Dublin Hosts March Madness-Themed Contest to Determine the Community’s Favorite Residential Services

The City of Dublin is putting a twist on March Madness by creating a bracket challenge to highlight the residential services it provides. The campaign will launch March 25 and continue through April 8, when the champion will be announced. “In 2022, our Park Madness campaign pitted our 64 public parks head-to-head before ultimately determining […]

Dublin Joins Statewide Policing Standards Pilot Program

The Dublin Police Department, alongside nine other agencies, will pilot Ohio’s first statewide police accreditation program focused on setting best practices for law enforcement. March 21, Dublin Police Chief Justin Páez joined other pilot leaders during a news conference with Governor Mike DeWine at the Department of Public Safety. The Office of Criminal Justice Services announced […]

Martina McBride Headlines Dublin’s Independence Day Concert

(Dublin, Ohio) — The City of Dublin is thrilled to announce that renowned country music sensation Martina McBride will be headlining this year’s Independence Day Celebration. Multi-Grammy nominee Martina McBride has sold more than 23 million albums, including 20 Top 10 singles and six No. 1 hits. The range and soul of her vocals are instantly recognizable […]

Dublin Police Honors Officer of the Year, Dedicated Staff

The Dublin Police Department honored award-winning service at the agency’s annual award ceremony, including Officer Jeremy Reeb, who took home the 2023 Officer of the Year accolade for his dedicated service and out-of-the-box thinking. Feb. 13, 2024, Chief Justin Páez, Deputy Nick Tabernik, Deputy Chief Greg Lattanzi and members of the Dublin Police Awards Committee […]

Asch and Kate Mikhail Honored as Grand Leprechauns for Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade 

(Dublin, Ohio) — The City of Dublin is pleased to announce the selection of Asch and Kate Mikhail as the 2024 Grand Leprechauns. Former City of Dublin Grand Leprechauns, former Mayor Jane Fox and City Manager Megan O’Callaghan selected the Mikhails in recognition of their generosity and continuous efforts supporting numerous Dublin-based organizations and schools […]

Former Dublin Mayor Michael Close Inducted into Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

A Vietnam veteran, Michael Close’s dedication to community and country has never wavered. As an attorney, Mike provided management guidance to non-profit entities that touched on food deprivation, homelessness, chemical dependency, development disabilities, prisoner reentry and community development. His colleagues at the Ohio Bar Association championed him into roles with the Council of Delegates and […]

Safe Space Dublin Celebrates First Anniversary

This month marks the first anniversary of Safe Space Dublin, which is designed to promote havens of safety, security and support resources for anyone who can use help. This initiative ensures there are community-based sanctuaries for people who have experienced hate crimes, threats or intimidation, or for people in personal crisis. All City buildings, including […]

City of Dublin Honored with Multiple Awards by the International Festival and Events Association

(Dublin, Ohio) – The City of Dublin was honored at the 66th Annual International Festival and Events Association (IFEA) Convention, Expo and Retreat in McAllen, Texas. The IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Competition winners were announced during the convention. Seventy different categories included various creative, promotional, operational and community outreach programs. Each of the 70 […]

Connected Vehicle Study Expanding to Dublin

DriveOhio’s connected vehicle technology research study, Connected Marysville, is expanding to Dublin residents. The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and DriveOhio are equipping residents in The Beta District with connected vehicle technology to study the potential safety benefits. Connected vehicles communicate wirelessly with other vehicles on the road and infrastructure along roadways, sharing important safety […]

City of Dublin Wins Ohio EPA Gold Level E3C Award

The City of Dublin is honored to have received the Ohio EPA Gold Level Encouraging Environmental Excellence in Communities (E3C) award. This award recognizes communities with exceptional achievements in environmental stewardship. The City of Dublin aspires to be the most sustainable global city of choice. After receiving a silver-level E3C award in 2021, achieving the […]

Dublin Earns 3 Awards for Government Communication Excellence

The City of Dublin’s Communications & Public Information team is honored to have received three City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA) awards from the group’s national conference in Orlando, Florida. Out of more than 875 entries across 38 categories, Dublin earned a first-place Savvy award and two second-place Silver Circle awards at the 2023 Savvy […]

Dublin Community Recreation Center Introduces Respawn: Esports Lounge and Programming

Calling all gamers, the Dublin Community Recreation Center is excited to introduce its esports programming! As the first open-use esports center in Dublin, the new Respawn lounge will be a place for drop-in play, tournaments and STEAM learning. The mission of this initiative is to provide new collaborative programs and services for growth, beginning with STEAM […]

The Abbey Theater of Dublin Sheds Light on Student Writers at the Otterbein Playwrights Collective

The Abbey Theater of Dublin will produce two scripts written by Otterbein University students for the theater’s third annual Otterbein Playwrights Collective. Performances will be held in person on June 30-July 1 at 7 p.m. and July 2 at 2 p.m. This is the third annual summer collaboration between Otterbein and the Abbey Theater. This year’s collective […]

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