Jenera seeing fewer unpaid sewage bills

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer JENERA — The number of delinquent sewage accounts in Jenera has declined, but village officials still will issue another reminder next month to residents about the topic of unpaid utility bills. In May, Jenera Council distributed letters to...

Contract for new ballfields approved

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — A new school year in North Baltimore finds new laptop computers in some classrooms and plans for new ballfields. Maumee Bay Turf Company was awarded a $918,500 contract Tuesday by the North Baltimore school board for a new...

Village: Brown water ‘starting to clear up’

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — Village officials said Monday some progress has been made in the battle against brownish water coursing through McComb’s water supply, but residents still have water quality concerns. About 30 people gathered at Monday’s...

McComb dentist remembered for love of travel and Rotary

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — If there was a Rotary meeting being held anywhere, chances are Marion Arbogast found his way there. The McComb dentist made a habit of combining his world travels with attending Rotary meetings. “He would always come back with a...

McComb residents offered free bulk water

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — A Port Clinton company will deliver free bulk water to McComb today as the village continues to deal with the problem of brown water coming from household faucets. McRitchie Water Hauling of Port Clinton is donating 6,000 gallons of...

North Baltimore mayor’s race contested

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — The ballot will be light in North Baltimore this fall, but heavy in importance for the village. In the two contested November races, voters will elect a new mayor and two new council members, according to the Wood County Board...

McComb to pass out bottled water to residents

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — In response to complaints about water quality in McComb, village officials will make free bottled water available to residents on a limited basis, starting today. A limit of two cases of bottled water will be handed out to each village...

Arlington needs volunteers to flush village hydrants

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Arlington Council on Monday grappled with the declining number of volunteers who flush the village’s fire hydrants. In years past, members of the Fire Department and village workers have scheduled time to flush hydrants....

NB administrator stepping down

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — Applications are being accepted for the job of village administrator in North Baltimore. The current administrator, Donna Dettling, submitted her letter of resignation recently to Village Council and the mayor, maintaining the...

Arcadia School window project nearly done

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARCADIA — School bus routes and building upkeep were discussed Tuesday by the Arcadia school board as the district readies for another academic year. Windows have been replaced in the district’s buildings, while a final check for the work...