Arlington looking at ways to grow

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Meetings are being scheduled with Arlington community leaders to “brainstorm” ideas for the village’s future. Village Council on Monday was told the initial meeting has been slated for noon Aug. 20 at Jac and...

NB board OKs ‘blizzard bag’ use

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — As the mercury reached 90 degrees Tuesday, the North Baltimore school board was discussing blizzard bags. During the recent harsh winter, Ohio schools exceeded the limit of “calamity days” allowed by state law....

Arlington voters to see fire levies

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Arlington Council on Monday agreed to place two levies on the fall ballot to fund Fire Department equipment and trucks. A new 1-mill levy for five years will be sought to pay for equipment such as a fire truck or a water tanker for...

McComb’s doctor retiring this year

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — A McComb-based doctor is retiring from his practice, but plans call for keeping the medical facility open, Village Council announced Monday. Dr. James Doone is retiring in September. In the summer of 2001, Blanchard Valley Health System...

NB hires new administrator

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council on Tuesday hired a new village administrator. Donna Dettling will fill the role starting Aug. 11 with an annual salary of $70,000. Dettling, now the village manager of Dexter, Mich., will replace Kathy...

N. Baltimore to hire village administrator

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — The manager of a Michigan village is likely to become the next village administrator of North Baltimore. During a special meeting scheduled at 7:15 p.m. today, North Baltimore Council will consider legislation to hire Donna...

Arlington may put two fire levies on ballot

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — A pair of levies — a new one and a renewal — are expected to appear on the November ballot to help fund the Arlington Fire Department. Village Council on Monday gave the first of three required readings to ordinances that...

Sewer rate changes under consideration

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — In response to negative public reaction to recent sewer bill increases, North Baltimore Council will consider a new rate schedule. Village Council on Tuesday was set to give a first reading to an ordinance lowering sewer rates,...

Reineke looking to expand car lot

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — A North Baltimore car dealership intends to expand its lot on land that once housed a village high school. The North Baltimore school board this week approved a letter of intent with Reineke Motor Inc. to sell two acres of land...

Former NB school site to be sold to Reineke

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — A deal is in the works for a North Baltimore company to purchase half the land of the former North Baltimore High School, despite objections from a village businessman who submitted a bid on the property a few years ago. The...