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Copley Town Hall hosting general store exhibit

Copley Historical Society has reimagined the township’s early retail emporiums with its Seth Minor’s General Store exhibit...   Full Story




Nondiscrimination ordinance considered

City of Akron officials want to see Akron join the list of more than a dozen cities in the state that have enacted laws...   Full Story




County engineer floating proposed storm water utility

Summit County Council will have the final say on whether a surface water management district gets established on a...   Full Story




Keith reflects on year as Council president

Serving as president of Akron City Council is not something Marilyn Keith (D-Ward 8) planned to do when she was initially...   Full Story




West Side News & Notes

News & Notes for Peninsula, West Akron, Downtown Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, Columbus & Fairlawn   Full Story




West Side Political News & Notes

Political News & Notes for Downtown Akron, Greater Akron & Columbus   Full Story




AARP cancels Tax-Aide program at Norton, Portage Lakes libraries

Senior citizens who scheduled appointments with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers at the Norton and Portage Lakes...   Full Story




Fairlawn Council passes ‘very conservative’ budget for 2017

During the March 20 meeting, Fairlawn City Council approved a budget for 2017 that Mayor William Roth said is “only 1...   Full Story




Trustees appoint committee to explore economic development

Fifteen Copley Township residents have been named to a steering committee formed to explore creation of a community...   Full Story




Bath trustees waive zoning permit fees for observatory

The Bath Township Board of Trustees at its March 20 meeting waived zoning permit fees for the proposed Bath Nature...   Full Story




Clerk grateful for Easter collection support

Norton City Council Clerk Karla Richards extended her thanks to the Norton community for stepping up to provide Easter...   Full Story




Changes coming to Sharon Township Cemetery

At the Sharon Township Board of Trustees meeting March 14, trustees agreed to move forward with adding a columbarium to...   Full Story




Copley-Fairlawn Kiwanis helping burn victim

The Copley-Fairlawn Kiwanis Club is helping a Millersburg boy’s rehabilitation from burns over 90 percent of his body with...   Full Story