NB Council approves contract for EMS runs

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council on Tuesday signed a formal agreement to provide ambulance runs to Henry Township residents living outside the village. Township trustees recently approved the contract, which will pay North Baltimore...

Arlington Village Council approves funding for ball field work

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Arlington Council on Monday appropriated money to repair neglected ball fields at the village park. Council set a limit at $49,999 for Dura Edge of Michigan to repair and add top dressing to the fields. A lip of soil surrounding...

Arcadia school building proposal reviewed

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Arcadia school board on Wednesday examined a revised proposal for school building improvements. In years past, RCM Architects of Findlay has worked with the school district on plans to upgrade school facilities in order to replace...

McComb swimming pool admission hike considered

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb Council on Monday gave the first reading to an ordinance that would increase admission fees for the village swimming pool. With a new agreement with the Northwestern Water and Sewer District, village officials said the village...

NB considers EMS contract

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council on Tuesday considered legislation that calls for the village to receive an annual payment from Henry Township for emergency medical runs made to township residents living outside the village. Council...

Bringing back junk pickup day discussed

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Bringing back a modified version of the village’s junk pickup day was discussed at the Arlington Village Council meeting Monday. In years past, the village hired a trash-hauling service one day each spring to collect beds,...

Utility services projects discussed

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb Council on Monday was presented an array of improvements to its water and sewer services to be considered this year. Some projects are underway, according to the Northwestern Water and Sewer District, a Bowling Green firm that...

Grants help pay for North Baltimore projects

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Thanks to various grants, North Baltimore was able to finance some projects during 2016. During her annual state-of-the-village address Tuesday, Mayor Janet Goldner highlighted plans from last year, some of which will carry...

Village seeks bids for pool repairs

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Swimming pool and village park projects dominated Arlington Council’s attention Monday. Council is grappling with finding competitive firms to fix bad concrete at the swimming pool. Alvada Construction has provided a quote of...

Metcalfe named board president

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — The Arcadia school board on Thursday named Eric Metcalfe as board president for 2017. Board member Carol Metzger was selected as vice president for the year. The board agreed to continue holding its meetings on the third Wednesday of...