Downtown work tops 2017 North Baltimore projects

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Replacing waterlines in downtown North Baltimore was a significant undertaking for the village during 2017. In the annual state-of-the-village address, Mayor Janet Goldner on Tuesday pointed to the waterline work in the...

Some Arlington water, sewer bills to be delivered late

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Water issues required much of Arlington Council’s attention Monday. Due to a problem with the bulk mailing system, the delivery of water and sewer bills to some Arlington customers has been delayed, village officials said....

Arcadia seeks levy renewal

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — The Arcadia school board on Thursday set in motion plans to place a renewal emergency levy on the May ballot. A proposed 2.52-mill, three-year levy would generate $305,000 annually to fund general operations. Currently a 3-mill levy is...

Tami Thomas elected North Baltimore board president

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Tami Thomas was selected as president of North Baltimore school board for 2018 during its first meeting of the year Wednesday. Jaimye Bushey will be vice president. The oath of office was administered to a board newcomer and...

Council members take oath of office

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — During its first session of 2018, McComb Council on Monday welcomed a new member and saw three incumbents return to office. Newcomer Cathy Schroll, who collected the most votes in November’s election, took her seat on council...

Water, sewer chief leaving Arlington

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — One of Arlington Council’s first tasks of the new year will be to find a new water and sewage superintendent. Casey Glick stepped down last month to take another job, village officials said Wednesday. Village Council said a...

North Baltimore council members sworn into office

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — During its first session of the new year, North Baltimore Council on Tuesday welcomed two new council members and two familiar council faces, who each won election last fall. Sworn into office by Mayor Janet Goldner were...

Hancock County’s traffic fatalities plunge in 2017

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER The number of fatal accidents on roadways in Hancock County and Findlay declined significantly in 2017 from the previous year. Four travelers perished on local roadways last year, down from 18 who died in 2016, according to the Hancock County...

Two injured in weekend accidents

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER Holiday weekend traffic accidents in Findlay and Hancock County injured two people, authorities report. A three-vehicle crash injured one motorist in the 500 block of West Bigelow Avenue at 1:55 p.m. Sunday, the Findlay Police Department reported....

Levy renewal request discussed

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Arcadia school officials are taking steps to place a levy renewal before school district voters next spring. The school board on Wednesday set in motion a resolution of necessity to calculate the millage needed for a renewal emergency...