Lakewood OH

Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Businesses on Madison Avenue form alliance, bike lanes proposed for its revival

By Nicole Hennessy Lakewood Old plazas along Detroit Avenue are new again. What was once rundown strips of retail shops are smooth sidewalks, rust-free lampposts, bike racks, signage, patios and new neon signs that glow throughout the night, a constant reminder that they’re open for business. While there is some contention that the city is […]

Westlake doing ‘pretty well’ financially, mayor says

In the 2013 budget, the estimated property tax revenue next year will be $10.6 million, down roughly $100,000 from this year and $400,000 lower than in 2010.

School board to consider launch of citizens finance committee

Rocky River By Sue Botos In an effort to keep a finger on the public pulse when it comes to school financing, Rocky River administrators are discussing the establishment of a citizens finance committee. At its recent work session, the school board heard from Lowell Davis, a school finance expert called in for support after […]

Longtime North Olmsted official leaving office

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted For City Council President Duane Limpert, a nearly 20-year public official, the numbers add up: It’s time to retire from municipal service – at least for now. Limpert, who is nearing the end of his third year as city council president, told West Life and some government colleagues prior to […]



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