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City reports sewer savings after plan altered

City of Akron officials said an approved amendment to the city’s extensive mandated sewer improvement plan will result in...   Full Story




Tour offers peek into Copley landmark

The eighth Copley Historical Society Cemetery Tour Oct. 8 will offer a rare opportunity to see inside a township landmark...   Full Story




Akron tree ordinance sprouting changes

Akron’s trees are a multimillion-dollar investment, and the city is looking at improving how it oversees their care and...   Full Story




Norton district returns to ballot for operating funds

Savings on health care costs meant Norton City Schools officials could go back to voters with a reduced millage as it...   Full Story




All welcome at GASP luncheon

Debbie Reiss said she is surprised some people still don’t know about the work GASP is doing. In the 10 years since the...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Downtown Akron, Greater Akron, Norton & Akron   Full Story




County Council OKs first set of employee contracts

Summit County Council signed off on a three-year collective bargaining agreement with union employees in the Fiscal Office...   Full Story




Council approves pump station location change

At the Norton City Council meeting Sept. 26, Council approved 4-3 an amendment to the plans for the Nash Heights gravity...   Full Story




Norton citizens mount referendum campaign on sewer transfer

A group of Norton citizens opposing transfer of the city’s sewers to Barberton have submitted petitions to put the issue...   Full Story




Council OKs Woodridge, Portage Crossing construction plans

Woodridge Local School’s vision of a prekindergarten through 12th grade campus is coming closer to fruition, as the...   Full Story




Copley trustees increase cemetery capacity with columbarium

Copley Township is stretching the remaining capacity at its nearly 200-year-old Copley Cemetery with the installation of a...   Full Story




Richfield officials honor garden club for 80 years of service

Mayor Bobbie Beshara honored the Richfield Garden Club for its 80 years of service at the Sept. 20 Richfield Village...   Full Story




Trustees hear update on recycling program

A representative of the Medina County Sanitary Engineering Department presented the Granger Board of Trustees with...   Full Story




Green Council continues CRA discussion

Trust must be restored and communication efforts improved upon between the City of Green and Green Local Schools to move...   Full Story




City makes Tudor House part of parks

New Franklin city officials have agreed to make the Parks and Recreation Board responsible for the Franklin Park Civic...   Full Story




Trustees start clean-up process at former gas station

Springfield trustees voted at the Sept. 22 meeting to authorize township counsel to obtain an administrative search...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Green, Greater Akron, Fairlawn, Downtown Akron & Akron.   Full Story




Council OKs first set of employee contracts

Summit County Council signed off on a new three-year collective bargaining agreement with union employees in the Fiscal...   Full Story




Akron tree ordinance sprouting changes

Akron’s trees are a multimillion-dollar investment, and the city is looking at improving how it oversees their care and...   Full Story