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Bay likely to keep trash fee, award new pickup contract to BFI

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village City officials are opting to stay with what’s worked for Bay Village’s trash and recycling programs. Bay Village City Council Monday introduced legislation to maintain the temporary trash fee introduced several years ago to help combat the diminishing financial revenue and tight municipal budgets. In addition, it also introduced legislation […]

Army accident, chance encounter make 2 Westshore vets like family

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore Two Westshore area veterans – one a doctor who recently received one of the Army’s highest honors and the other a member of an elite air assault unit – recalled this Veterans Day how the doctor saved the other’s life and shortly afterwards met the soldier’s mother unexpectedly. As a result, […]

Butternut Primary site a likely site for district offices, bus garage

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Butternut Primary School appears to be the location where the North Olmsted School District likely will move its administrative offices and school bus garage as part of the $90 million capital improvements program for the district. During a presentation to the North Olmsted school board at its Nov. 5 work […]

Four of five North Olmsted charter amendments Ok’d

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Voters approved four of the five charter amendments on the Nov. 3 ballot – rejecting only a proposal to eliminate the Parks and Recreation Commission but did approve eliminating a primary for council’s three at-large positions. Voters approved proposals to merge the Board of Building Code Appeals with the Board […]