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State Route 18 projects to begin in summer

Three projects on state Route 18 will be combined into one set to begin later this year and continue into 2016. According...   Full Story

Copley’s Winterfest puts fun on ice

Children of all ages and their parents enjoyed a day of winter fun at Winterfest. The township’s Police, Fire and Service...   Full Story

APS exploring funds for waiting building projects

Akron Public Schools (APS) began its ambitious $800 million program to either renovate or rebuild all of its schools with...   Full Story

Richfield Council delays water tower vote

Richfield Village Council decided not to choose a new water tower site Jan. 20, but the city of Cleveland may have the...   Full Story

West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Downtown Akron, West Akron, Columbus & Medina   Full Story

County Council committee chairs questioned

During the Jan. 26 meeting, Summit County Council voted to establish committee assignments for the year, despite...   Full Story

Akron City Council evaluates capital budget

Akron City Council began the process of evaluating the proposed 2015 Capital Investment Program budget during its meetings...   Full Story

Fairlawn mayor calls city’s financial condition ‘sound’

During the Jan. 26 Fairlawn City Council meeting, Mayor William Roth read his annual State of the City address, noting it...   Full Story

Norton looking to sink sewer costs

Norton City Council is grappling with ways to reduce the financial burden on Norton homeowners who must convert to...   Full Story

Falls Council reappoints member to library board

“Passionate” is how Cuyahoga Falls City Council President Mary Ellen Pyke (R-Ward 2) labeled one member of the Cuyahoga...   Full Story

Bath trustees approve sale of fire department vehicle

At the Bath Board of Trustees meeting Jan. 20, trustees agreed to see the 1997 Pierce Heavy Rescue vehicle through a...   Full Story

Peninsula Council on third try makes quorum for meeting

It took three attempts, but Peninsula Village Council finally made quorum for a January meeting. Council met Jan. 26 after...   Full Story

Copley exploring contract with single trash hauler

The Copley Board of Trustees will consider awarding the township’s trash contract to an exclusive single trash hauler...   Full Story

Richfield trustees approve fire/EMS contract

The Richfield Township Board of Trustees agreed on a new three-year contract with Richfield Village for fire/EMS service...   Full Story

Granger trustees hear presentation on fire prevention

The Granger Board of Trustees and residents learned about the Granger Fire Department’s efforts to educate others about...   Full Story

County Council opposing pipeline

When Summit County Council adopted on first reading a resolution opposing a pipeline proposed to run through Green and New...   Full Story

Cub Scouts get creative for Chariot Races

Cub Scouts from Green, Springfield, New Franklin, Coventry and Norton were among the participants in the annual Lakes...   Full Story

Coventry goes with reduced ballot issue

The Coventry Township Board of Trustees officially approved the placement of a fire/EMS issue on the May 5 Primary/Special...   Full Story

Norton gives final State of the City address

Without an “aggressive vision,” Green would not be the thriving city it is today, said Green City Council President Chris...   Full Story

Council considers Tudor House addition

City officials are moving closer to adding a pavilion at the New Franklin Civic Center, also known as the Tudor House. The...   Full Story

Springfield trustees approve application for Spartan Trail

The Springfield Board of Trustees is hoping to receive grant funding to assist in the construction of the planned Spartan...   Full Story

Local blood drives

The American Red Cross is hosting the following blood donor clinics around the area. Donors of all blood types are needed...   Full Story

South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Lakemore, Downtown Akron, Springfield, Akron, South Akron & Columbus   Full Story