NB, township battle over EMS contract

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Frustrated with the lack of progress with reaching an EMS agreement with Henry Township trustees, North Baltimore Council on Tuesday pushed for yet another meeting with the trustees. Council had considered sending a letter to...

More street project funds possible for Arlington

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Arlington officials Monday expressed guarded optimism at the prospect of more state dollars being available to pay for the reconstruction of Main Street. Main Street, which also serves as U.S. 68, has been damaged by constant truck...

McComb ice rink assembly begins

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — Hockey night? In McComb? That was one idea offered Monday as Village Council was told that a new ice skating rink is being assembled for this winter on a ballfield at the village park. Thanks to donations totaling $6,200, an 84-foot by...

7 people indicted on drug charges

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER Secret indictments were handed up recently against seven people who were allegedly involved in drug-related activity. Kirbi J. Clark, 24, of Findlay, was indicted for aggravated trafficking in drugs, a third-degree felony, and trafficking in heroin, a...

NB coaches given contracts

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — The North Baltimore school board on Tuesday offered supplemental contracts to several coaches. Contracts were issued to Cyndi Hotaling as head varsity girls track coach and Mike Senour as head varsity boys track coach. Bradlee...

Arlington proceeding with pool repairs

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — In the wake of a levy being approved by Arlington voters earlier this month, Village Council on Monday began the task of undertaking significant repairs to the village park. On Nov. 8, Arlington voters approved a 2-mill, five-year...

Mount Blanchard lowers downtown speed limit

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER MOUNT BLANCHARD — The speed limit has been lowered on a portion of Main Street in Mount Blanchard. Village Council this month enacted a law reducing the speed limit from 35 mph to 25 mph in the downtown area. New speed limit signs will be...

Suspect in robbery indicted

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER A man was indicted by a Hancock County grand jury this week for allegedly robbing the Family Video store on Findlay’s South Blanchard Street last weekend. Paul D. Porter, 28, address unknown, was indicted for robbery, a third-degree felony....

Council awards waterline contract

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — A Norwalk firm was awarded a contract Tuesday to replace a section of waterline in downtown North Baltimore. Village Council will pay $228,556 to Buckeye Excavating and Construction to replace a waterline from State Street to...

McComb village tax forms available online

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb taxpayers will be able to download municipal income tax forms at the village’s website in January, Village Council announced Monday. Municipal tax forms will no longer be mailed to residents, a savings of $1,500 in postage,...