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Rocky River residents riled over RITA requests for past tax information

By Sue Botos Rocky River Residents receiving requests from the Regional Income Tax Authority (RITA) for old tax information shouldn’t be alarmed. According to city officials, this is to be expected as the city continues its transition of income tax collection from the Central Collection Agency (CCA) to RITA. City finance Director Mike Thomas said […]

City revises inspection fees, building permits

Rocky River By Sue Botos With some changes to inspection and permit fees, city officials hope to create a solid foundation for residents and businesses hoping to improve their properties. During its last legislative session of 2016, City Council put the finishing touches on an update of permit, inspection and license fees which will put […]

City and firefighters agree on three-year contract

Rocky River By Sue Botos The administration and Rocky River Fire Fighters Association Local #659 have reached a three-year agreement which, according to city officials, corrects the issue of rank differential pay in the department. In addition, the contract calls for fire lieutenants to be paid on par with their police counterparts. Approved by City […]

Rocky River, Fairview Park residents were all aboard holiday Meal Train

Rocky River/Fairview Park By Sue Botos and Kevin Kelley Members of the Rocky River and Fairview Park police, fire and service departments were able to get a taste of home while working during the week of Christmas thanks to residents handy in the kitchen, and several local businesses. “It was a great effort by all,” […]