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Sewer bill relief options debated

Some Akron City Council members would like voters to weigh in on a proposal to help residents with unusually high water...   Full Story




Firestone alums get last, first looks at schools

Members of the Firestone High School Class of 1966 had one question June 25 before they were let in to see their old...   Full Story




Council learns of drug treatment options

“If I have a constituent with a heroin problem, where do they go?” Summit County Councilman Jerry Feeman (D-District 6)...   Full Story




Plusquellic steps back into spotlight

Former Akron mayor Don Plusquellic has been out of the public eye since leaving office unexpectedly more than a year ago...   Full Story




Copley-Fairlawn D.A.R.E. impact shows in essays

Patrolman Sarah Shendy has read a lot of sixth-graders’ essays in her six years as Copley D.A.R.E. officer, but this...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Downtown Akron, Greater Akron, Cuyahoga Falls & South Akron   Full Story




Falls Council honors Acme with street naming award

The longest continuous business in the City of Cuyahoga Falls is in the forefront of the community, as it celebrates 125...   Full Story




Trustees hear updated plan for Cuyahoga Falls-Boston JEDD area

At the Boston Township Board of Trustees meeting June 22, trustees heard two presentations related to improving the...   Full Story




Norton Council discusses proposed donation of cemetery

At the June 27 Norton City Council meeting, Council discussed a resolution recently approved by the Norton Parks and...   Full Story




Falls mayor to unveil new city logo

Mayor Don Walters will unveil the new City of Cuyahoga Falls logo tomorrow, July 1, at 8 p.m. during the Riverfront...   Full Story




Richfield trustees proceed with road levy

The Richfield Township Board of Trustees decided June 23 to proceed with placing a renewal of a 2.3-mill road levy with a...   Full Story




Granger trustees discuss zoning issues

The Granger Board of Trustees discussed zoning and legal matters with Medina County Assistant Prosecutor Brian Richter at...   Full Story




Food sensitivities explored

A free presentation on food sensitivities, “Kids in Motion,” is planned for today, June 30, at 7 p.m. at Sharon Town Hall...   Full Story




Norton Kiwanis welcomes member, presents check

Ohio Kiwanis Division 16 Lt. Gov. Elwood Palmer and Norton Kiwanis President Jim Bennett recently re-inducted Jim Little...   Full Story




Norton officials participate in Special Olympics Torch Run

Representatives from the Norton Police Department participated in the 30th annual Ohio Law Enforcement Torch Run for...   Full Story




Green eyeing ‘aggressive paving’ schedule

The City of Green has an “aggressive paving” schedule for 2016, said Mayor Gerard Neugebauer, and with a lower than...   Full Story




Freedom rings in Green

Summer celebration FreedomFest featured music, entertainment, family fun and fireworks June 24-25 at Boettler Park...   Full Story




Coventry Financial Commission agrees to hold off on levy

The Financial Planning and Supervision Commission agreed to hold off on placing a levy before voters that would help...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Greater Akron, Akron, Summit County & South Akron   Full Story




New for-profit school gets another green light in Springfield

The Springfield Board of Trustees gave the go-ahead June 23 on a change to the township’s zoning code that will allow...   Full Story




Sewer bill relief options debated

Some Akron City Council members would like voters to weigh in on a proposal to help residents with unusually high water...   Full Story




County Council learns of drug treatment options

“If I have a constituent with a heroin problem, where do they go?” Summit County Councilman Jerry Feeman (D-District 6)...   Full Story