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Abby Bammerlin

Brick Street Bar and Grille does not yet have plans to open following Governor Mike DeWine's announcement that restaurant and bar patios can reopen on May 15.

Restaurants set to reopen May 15

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced during his Thursday press briefing that bars and restaurants may begin opening as soon as May 15. The reopening will happen in two phases: outdoor seating and patio usage can begin May 15, and indoor dining can open May 21. 

Oxford City Council passes anti-hate speech resolution

City Council unanimously passed a resolution condemning hate speech on Tuesday, May 5. The resolution, presented in part by councilor Chantel Raghu, was in response to racism council has seen in the Oxford community during the novel coronavirus pandemic. 

Oxford will follow Governor Mike DeWine's statewide plan for a phased reopening. The first phase began May 4.

Oxford begins to reopen

Oxford is following Ohio Governor Mike DeWine's plan to reopen, which began Monday, May 4. Phase one will include allowing manufacturing, distribution, general offices and construction to reopen. 

Miami's Board of Trustees will meet in June to plan the university's post-coronavirus budget.

Crawford and other senior staff to take salary reduction

Miami University President Greg Crawford announced in an email to faculty on April 18 that he and other senior university administrators will take a voluntary pay reduction beginning May 1 in an effort to support students during the novel coronavirus pandemic.    

City Council goes digital

Oxford City Council began hosting its  meetings virtually on Thursday, April 9. This change may continue until after the stay-at-home order is lifted.