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Council discusses Montrose traffic upgrade

Of all the intersections maintained by the county, the one where the most accidents have been occurring is set to improve...   Full Story

Tree festival puts spotlight on season

The Holiday Tree Festival officially opened to the public Nov. 22, as Akron Children’s Hospital Miracle Child Scarlett...   Full Story

Akron Council mulls moving election of officers

Akron City Council members are considering changing their rules one time and electing officers for 2016 at its first...   Full Story

Seasonal volunteer opportunities abound in area

For those looking to give back this time of year, volunteer opportunities are abundant. And as the busy holiday season...   Full Story

Ronald McDonald House set to grow

As the Ronald McDonald House (RMH) of Akron winds down its 30th anniversary celebration, plans are underway to triple the...   Full Story

Holiday décor sparkles at tree festival

Akron Children’s Hospital’s 34th annual Holiday Tree Festival features an eclectic display of trees, wreaths and holiday...   Full Story

West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Downtown Akron, Bath/Copley/Fairlawn, Greater Akron, Highland Square, West Akron & Medina   Full Story

Copley trustees award building replacement bidq

The Copley Township Board of Trustees awarded the contract for the construction of a new service department building at...   Full Story

VFW Post 349 recognizes veteran support groups at dinner

Fairlawn VFW Post 349 presented its annual Veterans Day Banquet Nov. 11 at Tangier restaurant with over 140 people in...   Full Story

IRS recommends reviewing tax status now

Tax preparation season is more than a month away, but the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is reminding taxpayers that...   Full Story

Richfield Council adds historic overlay district to zoning code

Richfield Village Council OK’d the addition of a historic overlay district to its zoning code at the Nov. 17 meeting...   Full Story

BBB offering shopping, giving advice

The Thanksgiving weekend is the traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season. The Better Business Bureau is offering...   Full Story

Richfield trustees preparing for move into new building

The Richfield Township government has a tentative plan to move into the new service department and government center. At...   Full Story

ADM Board honors trailblazers

The Summit County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health (ADM) Services Board recently honored the following...   Full Story

Akron RubberDucks helps to feed hungry, homeless

A quest to reduce food scraps being thrown into the trash by Akron’s minor league baseball team Akron RubberDucks turned...   Full Story

West Akron Baseball League volunteers clean up yards

On Nov. 14, 61 volunteers from the West Akron Baseball League (WABL) completed over 225 volunteer hours to clean up yards...   Full Story

New Franklin accepted into SWSCOG

The city of New Franklin was accepted into the Southwest Summit Council of Governments (SWSCOG) Nov. 16. SWSCOG was...   Full Story

Pokorny family savors special Thanksgiving

The enlistment of three men from one family in Green into the U.S. Marines turned this Thanksgiving into an extra special...   Full Story

Green Council OKs finance items

At the Nov. 24 meeting, Green City Council accepted the amounts and rates as determined by the Budget Commission,...   Full Story

South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Springfield, Downtown Akron and Greater Akron   Full Story

Akron Council mulls moving election of officers

Akron City Council members are considering changing their rules one time and electing officers for 2016 at its first...   Full Story

County Council learns of upcoming road projects

During its Nov. 23 meeting, Summit County Council heard brief overviews of a couple of major road construction projects...   Full Story