Snow removal policies clarified

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Arlington Council on Monday sought to clarify its snow policies following a weekend storm. Some residents and businesses shoveled snow from driveways onto village streets, which hampered snowplowing. Village plows struck those piles...

Carey considers purchasing former Bosserman property

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council approved an emergency ordinance Monday allowing the village administration to make an offer to purchase the former Bosserman Aviation Equipment property at 2327 Ohio 568, west of the village limits. A second emergency...

Bluffton Council OKs zoning change

By Hannah Dunbar STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Bluffton Village Council members on Monday approved a petition by Stanley Clemons to adjust the zoning classification for property at 54 Ohio 103 from a residential zone to a commercial zone. In addition, an ordinance to vacate Ewing...

Chilly, wet February recorded

PANDORA — The month of February was a lot colder and wetter than normal, according to Guy Verhoff, U.S. weather observer in Pandora. Verhoff recorded an average temperature of only 14.8 degrees during the month. The normal average temperature in February is 28.6 degrees....

Search for director taking time

By JULIE CARR SMYTH ASSOCIATED PRESS COLUMBUS — Hiring a replacement for fired Ohio State University marching band director Jonathan Waters is taking longer than the school anticipated. As of the end of February, the university has overshot the time frame of four to six...

Stolen tractor-trailer found near Van Buren

VAN BUREN — A semi was located west of Van Buren shortly after it was reported stolen from a North Baltimore truck stop on Thursday, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office said. Delwara Singh parked the unlocked truck at Love’s Travel Stop, 13190 Deshler Road,...

Mount Blanchard crash injures one

MOUNT BLANCHARD — A Forest woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash Thursday morning on Ohio 37 in Mount Blanchard. According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, Shelba D. Webb, 77, was driving north on Ohio 37 around 10 a.m. when she slid off the road near...

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TODAY Carey Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, municipal building. Arlington Council, 7 p.m., municipal building. Rawson Board of Public Affairs, 7 p.m., town hall. Hancock Soil and Water Conservation...
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