Officials close pallet fire investigation

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — No criminal intent was uncovered in an investigation of a fire last month at a North Baltimore pallet yard, prompting this case to be closed, authorities said Tuesday. The enormous, late-night blaze occurred on July 17 in the...

Loan possible for justice center project

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — The Seneca County commissioners were asked to support an application to a state loan program that can be put toward the proposed joint justice building. John Davoli, executive director of the North Central Ohio Regional Council of...

Fostoria Council OKs tax credit programs

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — Fostoria City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance meant to create and retain jobs by providing tax credits to large and small businesses. Under the new ordinance are the Municipal Jobs Tax Credit Program and the Job Creation...

Golden Apple: 9 semifinalists

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Findlay Rotary Club announced its nine semifinalists for the 2014 Golden Apple Award on Monday. Rotary annually chooses three teachers from the elementary level, three from the middle school level, and three from the high school level to compete for...

Electric system equipment purchase OK’d

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council on Monday approved a consultant’s recommendation for more than $1.18 million in equipment to construct a new electric substation near Continental Structural Plastics on Wyandot County 96. GPD Group, Akron, recommended...

Fostoria board OKs school bus purchase

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Fostoria City Schools will soon be adding a new school bus to its fleet. The board of education approved the purchase of a 77-passenger bus Monday night, authorizing Treasurer Norm Elchert to accept an $80,296 bid from...

Watershed agency seeks continued support

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Representatives from the Blanchard River Watershed Partnership spoke to Bluffton Council on Monday night, asking the village to renew its deal to provide funds to help with the agency’s efforts. The village has been giving...

Maintenance issues discussed

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Arlington Council handled an array of maintenance issues Monday, including repairs at the water plant’s clear well tank and at the village park. Minor cracks are being sealed this week on the clear well tank that holds finished...
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