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Negotiations on city-school real estate deals continuing

School district leaders are very eager to tell voters where the new elementary school will be located, as a Nov. 8 ballot issue will ask voters to approve a 1.3-mill bond issue and a 1.0-mill permanent improvement levy. The bond issue would raise $33.6 million for construction of a new, single elementary school campus, while the permanent improvement levy would raise money for continuing maintenance and capital improvements.

Bay appears ready to rehire animal control officer

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay Village officials appear ready to rehire an animal control officer for the city as part of its effort to toughen its laws in the wake of an Aug. 20 attack by two pit bulls which killed a smaller dog and injured its owner. During discussion of possible changes to […]

Hot topic: BOE considers adding Middle School gym AC to capital improvements list

By Sue Botos Rocky River With unusually warm weather greeting students returning to classes this year, air conditioning has been running full blast at district schools. However, at Rocky River Middle School, students and staff using the gym during physical education classes and all-school assemblies have been sweating it out in the un-air-conditioned facility. Parent […]

School leaders, student-athletes celebrate field’s new turf

Westlake City Schools Athletic Director Tony Cipollone said the project was as much about the community as an athletic facility.