Marathon to pay $2.9M fine

Marathon Petroleum Corp. will pay a $2.9 million fine and spend another $2.8 million on pollution controls at its distribution terminals in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday. It is part of a settlement reached over allegations of Clean Air Act...

Commissioners abandon Litter Landing project

By ALISA WARREN Staff Writer Hancock County’s commissioners will soon be looking at more cost efficient alternatives for renovations at the Litter Landing recycling center. The commissioners voted Tuesday to abandon the current Litter Landing project, which had an estimated...

Seven indicted for 2014 assault

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer Seven people were indicted Tuesday for assaulting a Toledo man in Findlay last fall. Tanner S. Straley, 20, of North Baltimore; Eric R. Wilhelm, 36, of Custar; Tyler J. Adams, 25, of Findlay; Hayley R. Workman, 19, of Findlay; and Jayden M. Edwards,...

Publicizing overdose reports discussed

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer Prompted by the report of four,non-fatal heroin overdoses in the city within 24 hours last week, law and health officials Tuesday discussed ways to publicize such reports regularly. During the Hancock County Community Corrections Planning Board...

Elimination of tax credit proceeding

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council is considering legislation to change the village income tax to help finance a revamped village emergency medical service. Council on Tuesday gave the second of three required readings to an ordinance...

City estimates $6.1M in revenues for 2016

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Despite a steady, yet dramatic drop in revenue throughout the past eight years, city officials are confident they can maintain business as usual heading into 2016. Just before the Great Recession drained pocketbooks all across the...

Bus garage location picked

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER Findlay school board gave approval for the purchase of property on the city’s east side for a new bus garage Monday night. The vote was 4-0. Board member Barb Lockard abstained, citing a conflict of interest. The property, located at 1710 Romick...

Board OKs pay hike for teachers

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER Findlay City School district teachers will receive a 1.5 percent wage increase next year, after a negotiated salary table with the Findlay Education Association was approved at a school board meeting Monday night. The district is entering the final...
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