Seven tax issues on Hancock ballot

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Two countywide levies, both seeking tax increases, will appear on the Nov. 8 ballot in Hancock County. Five other tax issues will be on ballots in parts of the county. The filing deadline for tax issues was 4 p.m. Wednesday. Voters throughout Hancock...

Hancock-Wood plans solar project

Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative will break ground on a solar project east of Findlay at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19. Community members are being invited to attend. The OurSolar array will offer a green-energy option for the nearly 11,000 residential homeowners served by...

Dave Clark, ex-council clerk, dies

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Dave Clark, who served the city of Fostoria as a councilman, council clerk and council president, died Wednesday after a two-year battle with lung cancer. He was 57. Clark was first diagnosed with cancer on July 18, 2014. The...

Hancock GOP supports Trump

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Hancock County Republican chief Jim Baker on Tuesday blamed party factions and “conspiratorial” thinkers for a rumor that the county party is withholding support for Donald Trump. It is false, “absolutely not true,” said Baker,...

Findlay city offices being rearranged

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER There will be plenty of shuffling of offices in the Findlay Municipal Building in coming weeks. The moves will create more space for the municipal court on the second floor and relocate part of the Police Department. The project, estimated to cost...

HPD board delays action on hunting ban

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER The Hancock Park District commissioners on Tuesday took no action on a resolution to discontinue hunting at Litzenberg Memorial Woods. The hunting, which is offered through an annual August lottery, has been available since 1993, according to a report...

Robertson’s return expected this week

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County Commissioner Brian Robertson, who has been out of state since early July, is expected to return to the commissioners’ office this week. Commissioner Phillip Riegle said he learned Tuesday afternoon that Robertson is returning...

Findlay’s financial website now live

Findlay’s financial transparency website, FindlayOhioFinances.com, is now live. The website was created by the Findlay Auditor’s Office and Tyler Technologies, the company that owns the city’s financial software system, MUNIS. Findlay’s website, which will...
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