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Bay parking lot work could extend into spring

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Work on making the City Hall and municipal tennis courts parking lot into a more “green” facility could extend into the spring after City Council reversed an earlier decision and approved awarding the contract at a special meeting Aug. 17. “We are moving forward with the project,” Mayor Debbie Sutherland […]

Teen barking up a storm in effort to find lost dog’s owner

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village A 17-year-old Bay Village teenager could be a lost dog’s best friend after the Eagle Scout recently rescued it from a precarious perch near Porter Creek − and the teen is now trying to find its owner. Dillon Forsythe went looking for the dog Aug. 3 after his mother saw […]

City mulling best ways to regulate rental property in North Olmsted

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City officials are considering different ways of better regulating rental properties within the city. Proposals dealing with exterior and interior property issues on rental properties were moved back to the full City Council by the Building, Zoning and Development Committee after its Aug. 12 meeting. The move came after committee […]

Downspout disconnection law designed to help stop flooding

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay Village officials are considering legislation that clarifies how people can have downspouts disconnected on their property to aid residents trying to prevent flooding on their property. City Council discussed the proposal during its Aug. 3 committee of the whole session, before a special council meeting. Prior to the meetings, […]