Couple planning to open wine shop

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Economic items dominated Arlington Village Council’s attention Monday. An Arlington couple presented preliminary plans for opening a wine shop in a former apartment setting at 105 E. Liberty St. Stephanie and Dan Rader asked...

Arcadia to get school safety grant

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Arcadia students will have a safer route walking to and from school, thanks to a federal grant, the school board announced Wednesday. The village will receive a grant of $195,000 through the Ohio Department of Transportation. The Safe...

Village to assess condition of sewage treatment plant

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — The condition of the village’s wastewater treatment plant will be assessed, Village Council was told Monday. Kirk Brothers of Alvada will be asked to determine what should be fixed at the sewage plant. Recently, sludge was removed...

NB wants prior notice before crossing repairs

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council will consider a proposal to require railroads to give advance notice before closing a crossing for repairs. The village has been frustrated by multiple crossings being closed at the same time, causing...

Arlington to auction grass fire vehicle

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Arlington Council agreed Monday to auction off a grass fire truck. The 1969 Chevy truck became available for sale when council recently purchased a newer grass truck. Fire Chief Al Latta suggested a public auction be held, rather...

North Baltimore board approves sale of acreage

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore school board voted Tuesday to proceed with selling part of the former high school property to a car dealership. By a 3-1 vote, the school board authorized selling two of the four acres at the former school site...

Water treatment project planned

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb Council on Monday set in motion plans to improve the village’s water treatment facility, a project that would necessitate a water rate hike. The village has hired Utility Service Group, based in Atlanta, to draw up plans...

Replacement of windows considered

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARCADIA — The Arcadia school board Wednesday took a step toward replacing the aging windows in the school district’s buildings. RCM Architects of Findlay has been tapped to design plans and prepare bid specifications for new windows. For...

Rezoning of old school site moving forward

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — Reineke Motors’ plan to add parking spaces at the site of the former North Baltimore High School is moving forward. Village Council on Tuesday was informed the village Planning Commission had approved an application for...

Arlington waterline work nearly finished

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Waterline replacement on a portion of Main Cross Street and in the Sunset Addition is nearing completion, Village Council heard Monday. By the end of this week, the new waterlines should installed, according to village Engineer Kevin...