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Council considering 17 for at-large seat

Seventeen Akron residents have applied for a vacant at-large seat on Akron City Council, with one of them to be selected...   Full Story




Classic wheels roll into Stan Hywet

The annual Father’s Day Car Show at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens featured a selection of cars that are as old as the estate...   Full Story




Rediscover Copley Circle event June 27

The Copley Circle Advisory Board (CCAB) will host its first public event, Rediscover Copley Circle and Food Truck Feast...   Full Story




Copley Chamber proposes changes to sign regulations

The Copley Township Zoning Commission at its June 4 meeting continued dialogue on changes to township sign regulations...   Full Story




Independence Day celebrations get early start

Events get underway this weekend to begin the area’s Independence Day celebrations. Akron area residents and visitors will...   Full Story




Shared IT services OK’d for SWSCOG

Shared information technology services should be available July 1 to members of the Southwest Summit Council of...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Downtown Akron, Columbus, North Akron & Twinsburg   Full Story




Akron Community Foundation awards grants

Akron Community Foundation’s (ACF) Board of Directors approved grants totaling $3,591,793, including $3,086,293 in grants...   Full Story




Corbin Foundation awards grants

At its May 11 trustees’ meeting, The Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation awarded $386,000 in grants and gifts to...   Full Story




Medina County Women’s Endowment Fund awards grants

The Medina County Women’s Endowment Fund (MCWEF), a permanent philanthropic endowment of Akron Community Foundation...   Full Story




Falls Council considering charter changes

As recommended by the city’s Charter Review Commission, Cuyahoga Falls City Council now will contemplate putting four...   Full Story




Norton looking at ways to prevent flooding issues

A moratorium on property owners covering drainage pipes in ditches may be in the works to alleviate flooding issues...   Full Story




Copley trustees address nuisance properties

Copley Township trustees once again are exploring how becoming a home rule township could help them address nagging issues...   Full Story




Pay increases coming for Richfield Village Council, mayor

A divided Richfield Village Council voted June 16 in favor of increasing the pay for the mayor and Council members...   Full Story




Granger trustees considering solid waste management plan

The Granger Board of Trustees heard more information on Medina County’s proposed solid waste management plan update at the...   Full Story




Summer roadwork projects beginning around area

Road improvement plans have been finalized for $2.83 million worth of work, including pavement maintenance and three...   Full Story




New sewer line coming to Springfield

Hundreds of residents in a northern neighborhood in Springfield will have to hook up to new sewer lines coming to the area...   Full Story




Independence Day celebrations get early start

Events get underway this weekend to begin the area’s Independence Day celebrations. Akron area residents and visitors...   Full Story




Income tax issue headed to New Franklin ballot

New Franklin City Council approved two measures at the June 17 meeting to support an income tax increase....   Full Story




Storm brings down trees, wires around Portage Lakes area

Area residents are drying out and cleaning up after an early evening storm hit the area June 18. The National Weather...   Full Story




Green Council discusses Southgate parking lot site

Was the newly constructed parking lot in the City of Green’s Southgate Park purposed to service trail users or The Twisted...   Full Story




South Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Green, Ohio, Downtown Akron & Downtown Akron/Rootstown   Full Story




Springfield to ‘stabilize’ banks of Tritts Mill Dam

Springfield officials are moving forward with one part of a plan to make improvements to the Tritts Mill Dam area at...   Full Story




Springfield to ‘stabilize’ banks of Tritts Mill Dam

Springfield officials are moving forward with one part of a plan to make improvements to the Tritts Mill Dam area at...   Full Story




Summer road work to begin in area

Summit County Engineer Alan Brubaker announced road improvement plans have been finalized on $2.83 million in work that...   Full Story




Three Manchester Girl Scouts earn Silver Awards

Three girls from Manchester Girl Scout Troop 90559 installed a 15- by 32-foot butterfly garden and bat house near the...   Full Story




Akron Council considering 17 for at-large seat

Seventeen Akron residents have applied for a vacant at-large seat on Akron City Council, with one of them to be selected...   Full Story