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Derby celebrates 78th year

More than 400 racers descended on Derby Downs July 25 for the 78th FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby. Before racing...   Full Story




Akron City Council OKs Wallhaven project

On July 27, during its last meeting before its month-long summer break in August, Akron City Council approved plans for a...   Full Story




Districting proposal making its way to ballot

A Committee of the Whole meeting of Summit County Council July 27 offered sharp feedback on Gloria Rodgers’ (R-District 3)...   Full Story




Confusion follows Falls Council’s charter change vote

Frustration was expressed by a few members of Cuyahoga Falls City Council following a vote on one particular piece of...   Full Story




Boston optimistic with switch to RITA

At the Boston Board of Trustees meeting July 22, trustees reported a successful meeting between Boston-Peninsula Joint...   Full Story




Richfield Village officials still considering water tower sites

Richfield Village is still in the “hurry up and wait stage” regarding the location of the water tower, said Mayor Bobbie...   Full Story




Leadership Akron selects members of new class

Leadership Akron has selected a class of 36 leaders for its 2015-16 program. The class includes participants from the...   Full Story




Granger firefighters promoted to lieutenant rank

Two members of the Granger Fire Department were promoted to the rank of lieutenant at the Granger Board of Trustees...   Full Story




Sanitarium scrapbook preservation in works

Summit County Executive Russ Pry announced a $2,000 grant has been awarded by the Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board...   Full Story