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Santa’s Mailbox


Looking for Santa’s mailbox? His mailbox will be in front of the City’s Municipal Building, located at 47 Hall Street, starting in the afternoon of Monday, Nov. 23 through Tuesday, Dec. 15.

City of Powell, Powell Community Improvement Corporation Launch Small Business Grant Program to Provide Covid-19 Relief


Today, the City of Powell and Powell Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) announced the launch of the first-ever Powell Small Business Grant Program as part of the “Together Strong, Together Powell” initiative.

Rotary Club Donation Drive


The Olentangy Rotary Club is hosting a collection drive for Common Ground Free Store Ministries through Thursday, Nov. 12. Items can be dropped at the Powell Police Department, located at 47 Hall Street. The lobby is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Leaf Collection


Leaves are collected free of charge by Rumpke during the fall season in the City of Powell. Leaves should be placed in paper yard waste bags or in receptacles marked with yard waste stickers and set curbside along with your regular trash, on Tuesday, the City’s trash collection day.

Seldom Seen Park Now Open


Seldom Seen Park is now open to the public. The new park is located at 3232 Seldom Seen Road and is home to several athletic fields, multiuse paths and an extensive nature preserve and wetland area. It also features a natural playground and shelter. 

Candy by the Carload planned for Oct. 25, registration required


The annual Candy by the Carload event will be held from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25 in the parking lot of Seldom Seen Park, 3232 Seldom Seen Road. The parking lot will be transformed into a trick-or-treater’s treasure chest as local businesses and organizations set up booths and car trunks filled with candy, toys and other Halloween goodies.

Law Enforcement Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment


(POWELL, Ohio)—A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will begin their evaluation of the Powell Police Department on Monday, Oct. 12.

DORA program extended through end of year


Powell City Council approved the extension of the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) program through the remainder of the year during the last Operations Committee meeting. The DORA will be held from 4-10 p.m. Fridays and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Sunday, Dec. 27.

Revamped bonfire event planned this year


The Powell Police Department and Liberty Township / Powell Fire Department are hosting the annual Community Bonfire from 6-8 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 3 in Village Green Park, 47 Hall Street. This is a free event. Please consider registering in advance here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/powell-community-bonfire-tickets-122587894693 Due to COVID-19, this year’s event experience will be slightly different. Guests Continue reading…

Trick or Treat scheduled for Oct. 31 in Powell


Trick or Treat in the city of Powell is from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, rain or shine.