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...

Brown water stirring up ire of McComb residents

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb water customers vented their frustration to Village Council Monday concerning the brown water coming from their taps. Brown water has been an ongoing problem for many years in the village, but has it has been worse this summer....

Former North Baltimore billing clerk indicted

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — A former municipal billing clerk for North Baltimore has been indicted on two felony counts of theft in office, according to court findings. A Wood County grand jury recently handed up two, third-degree felonies of theft in...

Arlington Festival to kick off Friday

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Two parades, crafts, music and food are among the activities planned for the 2015 Arlington Village Festival, slated for Friday and Saturday at the village park. Residents have resurrected this event, which had been known as the...

NB school board hires special services director

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — To streamline special education services and save money, the North Baltimore school board on Tuesday hired a special services director. The director will oversee the services once administered by three supervisors from the Wood...

McComb approves participation in joint fire district

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — The Northwest Hancock Joint Fire District is closer to becoming a reality. McComb Council on Monday approved a resolution agreeing to form a fire district with Pleasant and Portage townships. The district will pool resources and taxing...

Board reaffirms principal’s hiring

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARCADIA — During a special session Tuesday, the Arcadia school board narrowly reaffirmed its choice of a new high school principal. The vote was taken to remedy a procedural error made at the school board’s May 20 meeting, when Bill...

Damage reported at village ballfields

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Arlington Council will decide what repairs a co-ed softball league will be responsible for as a result of recent damage to soggy ballfields at the village park. Five members associated with Arlington co-ed softball league, which...

Arcadia school board appoints athletic directors

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — To lessen the workload of the athletic director, the Arcadia school board Wednesday hired two coaches to serve as co-directors. Derek Uitto, who is a Redskins baseball coach and former athletic director, and basketball coach Paul Dunn...