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...

NB seeking to augment EMS staff

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council on Tuesday agreed to consider making arrangements with an ambulance service and two area hospitals to provide emergency medical service staffing for the village. Council currently is transitioning its...

McComb may pursue ‘Safe Routes to School’ grant

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — The McComb Police Department is pursuing two new safety ideas, Village Council learned Monday. Information is being put together to apply for a state Safe Routes to School grant, according to Police Chief Greg Smith. Funding is being...

Arcadia’s sewer plans advancing

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARCADIA — A pre-construction meeting is scheduled in Arcadia next week to finalize plans for replacing some storm drainage in the village. About 700 feet of tile from Ohio 12 to Brown Road will be replaced with a storm sewer, along with...