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City Council just says no to sales, cultivation of medical marijuana

By Sue Botos Rocky River As the legalization of medical marijuana wafts into the state, local governments are setting up their own legislation governing the distribution of the drug, citing the hazy guidelines provided by the state. Rocky River City Council joined these other communities by approving a measure prohibiting the cultivation, processing and retail […]

The Big Digs: Avalon, extended Wooster projects to be completed by year end

By Sue Botos Rocky River The good news is contractors are ahead of schedule on the Wooster Road water main replacement project. The bad news is drivers and businesses along Wooster, Hilliard Boulevard and Center Ridge Road will be dealing with more of a challenge, at least for a while. “We were going to do […]

RRHS teacher experiences ‘joyful’ African adventure

By Sue Botos Rocky River Asked to describe the people she met during her July journey to the African country of Mozambique, Rocky River High School biology teacher Ann Brokaw sums it up in one word: “joyful.” “For as little as they have, and the fact that they’re hauling water every day, and they’re cooking […]

Rocky River/Westlake police receive certification from state for adopting standards

By Sue Botos Rocky River/Westlake Both the Rocky River and Westlake police departments have been recognized by the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS) for their efforts to strengthen relations between police and the communities. According to information provided by the ODPS, the two departments join nearly 60 other agencies throughout the state to become […]