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Akron to raise rental registration fee

Most City of Akron landlords will likely face an increase — the first ever — in their rental registration fees, though...   Full Story

Jolly fun had at Christmas Jingle

The Christmas Jingle was a jolly good time for those who attended the Dec. 3 event at the Masonic Hall. The holiday event...   Full Story

Residents seek to form watershed conservancy

Two years to the day that an evening thunderstorm dropped several inches of water within hours on parts of Northeast Ohio...   Full Story

Grant puts road widening closer to reality

During the Dec. 5 Fairlawn City Council meeting, Deputy Service Director Ernie Staten said the city has received a key...   Full Story

Local Boy Scouts go on summer ‘high adventure trek’

Boy Scouts in Troop 380, which draws from three communities and at least six high schools, last summer completed a 10-day...   Full Story

West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Downtown Akron, Norton, West Akron, Fairlawn, Peninsula & Summit County   Full Story

Millennium Fund awards grants

Akron Community Foundation’s (ACF) Millennium Fund for Children recently awarded 32 grants totaling $41,900 to children’s...   Full Story

Blood donation opportunities

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood. Upcoming blood donation sites include...   Full Story

Tucker named new Akron fire chief

Clarence Tucker was sworn in as Akron’s new fire chief Dec. 1 during a ceremony at Akron Fire Station No. 7 on Tallmadge...   Full Story

CSO project underway this week

City of Akron officials said work on the $5.9 million Old Main Sewer Separation project began Dec. 5 on Ridge Street and...   Full Story

Campaign provides light for end-of-life patients, remembers those who have died

Cleveland Clinic Akron General Visiting Nurse Service’s 31st annual “Light Up a Life” fundraising campaign will run...   Full Story

Free fire alarms, installation available from Red Cross

In the wake of a fatal house fire that claimed the lives of two adults and two children in North Hill, the American Red...   Full Story

County Council looking at cost of medicine at jail

Summit County Council’s Public Safety Committee recommended Dec. 5 that Council agree to extend a contract for medical...   Full Story

Burton D. Morgan Foundation grants awarded

Burton D. Morgan Foundation trustees recently approved nearly $700,000 in grants to organizations that promote...   Full Story

Fairlawn Holiday Lighting Contest to be judged Dec. 13

Judging for the Fairlawn City Women’s Club Holiday Lighting Contest will take place Dec. 13 starting at 6 p.m., weather...   Full Story

Bath trustees considering proposal for observatory

The Bath Township Board of Trustees heard details during a Dec. 5 meeting about a proposal for the construction of an...   Full Story

Richfield looking to bring back winter festival

Richfield area residents may once again have a winter festival if plans for the proposed event are approved. At the Dec. 1...   Full Story

Richfield Village receives covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA Voluntary Action Program

Richfield Village has received a covenant not to sue under the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Voluntary...   Full Story

Granger trustees discuss cemetery, zoning fees

The Granger Board of Trustees discussed cemetery and zoning fees in Granger at the meeting Nov. 29. Trustee Teri Berry...   Full Story

Scout siblings earn awards

This summer Highland High School sophomore John Naizer, with help from his fellow Boy Scouts in Troop 511, completed his...   Full Story