Donation accepted for scoreboards

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey school board approved a resolution accepting a nearly $59,578 donation from Continental Structural Plastics, Carey, to purchase scoreboards and electronic signs for the new school. In a related matter, the board this week approved...

Seneca, Tiffin justice center agreement gets approval

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — The Seneca County commissioners approved a cooperative agreement with Tiffin to operate the joint justice center, planned for construction on the former county courthouse property downtown. The agreement covers use, management and lease...

Carey Council OKs road paving work

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council approved the bid of Shelly Co., of Findlay and Carey, for $118,699 to repave two streets and two alleys this fall. Village Administrator Roy Johnson told council Monday paving will be done by the end of November on the...

HPD to seek replacement levy

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Voters will decide a 0.8-mill, eight-year replacement levy for Hancock Park District operations in the March primary. The park district board approved a resolution requesting the county Auditor’s Office determine the amount generated for the levy...

Village offices contested in Carey

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER UPPER SANDUSKY — Carey voters will elect a mayor, two council members and two school board members when they go to the polls Nov. 3, according to the Wyandot County Board of Elections. There are no countywide issues on the fall ballot, but...

Village requesting funds for sanitary sewer projects

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — An emergency ordinance to apply for a $420,000 grant/loan combination was approved by Carey Council on Monday. Village Administrator Roy Johnson was authorized to submit the application to Ohio Public Works Commission. If approved, the...

Fostoria park to get HPD grant

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Fostoria will utilize a previously approved Community Park Improvement Grant from the Hancock Park District for concrete work at Gray Park as part of a project to install a donated shelter. A foundation, concrete slab and a sidewalk will be installed....

Carey organizes ‘legacy committee’ for old school building

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — In the fall of 2016, Carey students will move into a new school building under construction on South Vance Street. But a “legacy committee” has been meeting to discuss what should be brought over from the old building to the...

Putnam proposal prompts questions

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — A proposed countywide water and sewer district in Putnam County met with some resistance Thursday night during the first of three planned public meetings. About 60 people attended the session in Ottawa. Some in the audience questioned if...

Water, sewer district plans in the works for Putnam County

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — By the end of the year, the Putnam County commissioners hope a countywide water and sewer district will be established. It has been more than a 2½-year effort, county Commissioner John Love said. A public informational meeting about the...