Arlington leaf pickup to begin next week

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Curbside pickup of leaves in Arlington will start next week, Street Commissioner Kyle Crist told Village Council on Monday. A leaf box attachment is being added to a village truck. Residents should not include grass clippings or tree...

Village honors K-9 unit donor

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb Council on Monday thanked the donors who were responsible for the village police department’s K-9 unit. Mayor Robert Schwab said he was “very, very grateful” for the involvement of Mike and Fran Mygrant, of...

North Baltimore gets park grant

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore’s village park will be upgraded thanks to a Wood County Park District grant, Village Council announced Tuesday. Village officials expressed gratitude for a $21,189 grant that will pay for playground...

Arlington plans meeting on proposed wine shop

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — A public meeting will be held this month in Arlington to provide drawings and details of a proposed wine shop, Village Council heard Monday. On the November ballot will be a liquor option for the proposed Hull Trace Wine Cellar, 105...

Dog joins McComb’s police force

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — McComb’s newest police officer is already on the streets. And he sports a fur coat. Officer Agi, a 16-month-old German shepherd, has been on the beat a few weeks, village officials said Monday. “We should be very proud to...

Sod installed at football field

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — A new den for North Baltimore’s football Tigers is closer to becoming a reality. Volunteers were thanked this week for installing the sod at the future football field of North Baltimore High School. The field is located...

Findlay man indicted for rape

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER A Findlay man is facing four first-degree felony charges involving the alleged rape of a female in Union Township last March, according to indictments issued by a Hancock County grand jury Tuesday. Also, eight people were charged in drug-related...

NB administrator interviews held

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council held two closed-door sessions this week to interview candidates for the soon-to-be vacant post of village administrator. No action was taken after the sessions, according to village officials. Executive...

Financing sought for street project

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Looking for financial help to fix the weakened condition of the base pavement of its Main Street, Arlington Council on Monday agreed to consider a grant/zero-interest loan package. The village may do the work in two phases. A...

Arcadia board considers purchase of school bus

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARCADIA — The Arcadia school board Wednesday discussed buying a new school bus. The district last bought a bus two years ago, according to school officials. One bus needs body work, according to Arcadia officials. A school bus could cost about...
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