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Mayor changes leadership at recreation department

The director and assistant director at the Westlake Recreation Department are swapping jobs.

Residents’ input sought on trash collection method

Under Westlake’s current five-year contract with Rumpke Consolidated Companies Inc., automated collection of trash and recyclable materials is scheduled to begin in August. However, the company can elect to alter the contract and continue the current collection method.

Cleveland man arrested in connection with shooting

Westlake police arrested a 74-year-old Cleveland man in connection with the April 5 incident in which five gunshots were fired at an office building.

Contract shows ‘true partnership’ between district, teachers

Under the contract, teachers will receive no percentage raises for the 2014-2015 school year, and step increases, or increases in pay based on years of service, will be frozen for one year. Teachers can still receive more money next year if they obtain a more advanced academic degree or reach milestones in steps toward such a degree.