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State capital improvements issue on ballot

Voters across the state will be asked to weigh in on continuing a program to fund public infrastructure improvements in...   Full Story




Blue herons prepare for new arrivals

Great blue herons are a common site at the Bath Road Heronry each late winter and spring, as they return to the site to...   Full Story




West Akron rezoning request withdrawn

In an afternoon Planning Committee meeting April 21, there were strong comments for and against the requested rezoning of...   Full Story




Fundraisers for brain cancer research planned

A Peninsula student is fighting brain cancer by spurring support for brain tumor research. Joe Blanda, a junior at Western...   Full Story




Eagle Scouts plan special trip to honor D-Day

Eagle Scouts from Boy Scout Troop No. 380 are hoping to celebrate and honor the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion at...   Full Story




County Council considering raises for employees

While the Akron RubberDucks’ newest mascot Webster was on vacation April 21, the team’s senior mascot, Orbit, visited...   Full Story




Fairlawn Police Department promotes five officers

In what Police Chief Kenneth Walsh called the “largest promotion in the history of the Fairlawn Police Department,” five...   Full Story




Peninsula Council approves agricultural district renewal

Following a public hearing April 14, Peninsula Village Council unanimously approved renewing an application for land in an...   Full Story




Bath trustees conduct business for Revere students

The Bath Township Board of Trustees met April 22 at Revere High School for its annual meeting conducted in the presence of...   Full Story




Dates set for annual Richfield community celebration

Richfield Village Council President Rick Hudak announced the dates for the annual Community Day celebration at the April...   Full Story




Richfield trustees approve settlement for use of crusher

After months of negotiations and citizen comments, the Richfield Township Board of Trustees approved a settlement with JJJ...   Full Story




Copley seeking new bids to raze Community Center

During the April 16 meeting, the Copley Township Board of Trustees approved publishing a new call for bids to raze the...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for West Akron, Richfield, Downtown Akron, CVNP, Boston Heights & Peninsula   Full Story