Bath hires full-time firefighter/paramedic

A new full-time member of the Bath Fire Department was sworn in at the Sept. 5 Bath Board of Trustees meeting. Trustees approved the hiring of Trevin Morrison as a full-time firefighter/paramedic. Morrison, who will be on probation for one year, has worked for the department part time for a little more than four years. “I’m very proud to join […]

Revere board hears more details on new building designs

At a special meeting Aug. 29, the Revere Local Schools Board of Education heard from representatives from Perkins + Will and BSHM Architects Inc., the architectural firms designing the district’s two new schools, and ICON Construction Co., which is responsible for the construction of the new buildings. The representatives of all three companies met with teachers from Revere High School […]

Norton seeks new funds with school levy

NORTON — Norton City Schools officials are asking residents to support a request for a 2.9-mill continuing levy to address a need for more operating funds. Voters will see the issue, which has not yet been numbered by the Summit County Board of Elections, on the Nov. 7 General Election ballot. If passed, the new levy would provide the district […]

Lakemore moving on water rate increase

LAKEMORE — At Lakemore Village Council’s Sept. 5 meeting, the first regular meeting following its August recess, members heard second reading of legislation to adjust sewer base rates for residents and commercial users. Council has determined regular annual increases in service rates are necessary to meet operating expenses and debt obligations and to aid in addressing capital needs in the […]

Council bans marijuana dispensaries in city

Following a public hearing Sept. 5, Fairlawn City Council voted unanimously to “prohibit the cultivation, processing and retail dispensing of marijuana” in the city. Previously, Fairlawn had imposed a temporary moratorium on zoning certificates “that would enable the cultivation, processing or retail sale of medical marijuana.” Mayor William Roth said a total ban protects Fairlawn against any possible changes to […]

Springfield headed toward trash aggregation

SPRINGFIELD — After more than one year of looking into the matter, Springfield trustees have decided to take another step toward creating a trash aggregation program for residents in the township. At a special Aug. 31 meeting, trustees authorized legal counsel to negotiate a refuse and recycling service contract as an addendum to the City of Canal Fulton contract, which […]