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Council OKs $450 million capital budget

More than $450 million in projects got the go-ahead from Akron City Council Feb. 8 after approval of the city’s annual...   Full Story




Chili Open golfers warm up for spring

The frozen tundra of past events wasn’t too frozen for the Feb. 6 Akron Rotary Chili Open Golf Classic at Hale Farm &...   Full Story




Summit County Council welcomes Walters

Summit County Council welcomed new member Democrat Elizabeth “Liz” Walters to an at-large seat at their Feb. 8 meeting...   Full Story




Aggregation, personnel on Akron ballots

City of Akron voters will see two issues before them in the March 15 Primary Election. Issue 1 asks voters to decide if...   Full Story




Roundtable staying true to mission

Akron Roundtable has been having important conversations for 40 years now, and to celebrate, the group has called on...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for South Akron, West Akron, Akron, Downtown Akron & Brecksville   Full Story




Copley Boy Scout troop celebrating 60 years

Boy Scout Troop 382 will celebrate its Diamond Anniversary this year with 60 years of continuous service. Although a...   Full Story




Two Fairlawn Fire officers promoted during Council meeting

During the Feb. 8 Fairlawn City Council meeting, a pair of Fairlawn Fire Department officers received their official...   Full Story




Norton continues discussion of Nash Heights project

Prior to the regular Norton City Council meeting Feb. 8, a work session was held to discuss the Nash Heights sanitary...   Full Story




Copley trustees approve funds for road repairs

Copley Township Service Director Mark Mitchell got approval from the Copley Board of Trustees Feb. 3 for what he termed a...   Full Story




Falls addressing issues at Broad Boulevard railroad crossing

An area of Cuyahoga Falls where traffic backups frequently occur soon will be improved for safety reasons. At the Feb. 8...   Full Story




Richfield Village celebrating 50th anniversary next year

A jubilee celebration will mark the 50th anniversary of Richfield Village next year, Mayor Bobbie Beshara told Village...   Full Story




Richfield trustees get update on antidrug programs

Antidrug programs in school should continue beyond the middle school years, Richfield Police Chief Keith Morgan told the...   Full Story




Granger trustees approve budget for 2016

The Granger Board of Trustees approved permanent appropriations for 2016 at the Feb. 8 meeting. According to township...   Full Story




Green may get another assisted-living site

Plans are underway to provide the City of Green with an additional assisted-living facility, but one local developer is...   Full Story




Middle-schoolers forging bond with French students

Green Middle School (GMS) French teacher Lisa Mullett is bringing the world to her classroom with the click of a...   Full Story




Summit County Council welcomes Walters

Summit County Council welcomed new member Democrat Elizabeth “Liz” Walters to an at-large seat at their Feb. 8 meeting...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Green, South Akron, Coventry, Norton & Akron   Full Story




New Franklin Council updates income tax filing regulations

New Franklin City Council reviewed income tax filing regulations for retirees and set new hourly rates for police doing...   Full Story




Akron Council approves $450 million capital budget

More than $450 million in projects got the go-ahead from Akron City Council Feb. 8 after approval of the city’s annual...   Full Story




Green renews Constellation contract

City of Green officials announced Constellation Energy Services has been chosen as the gas aggregation program supplier...   Full Story