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Although it has not been finalized, Public Service Director Paul Roman has submitted his list to city council for capital improvement projects for 2013.

Many of the projects next year, said Roman, will be ongoing from this year, such as repaving the rest of Dustin Road at an estimated cost of $982,000.

Residents of the Eastwood School District – at least those who took time to respond to a survey conducted by the district’s administration – appear to have positive comments about the Wood County district on how it manages taxpayer money, being kept informed about the schools, their children’s safety while in schools, and other related issues.

The countdown for the Genoa High School’s new gym opening has begun.

“They’re turning it over to us Dec. 14,” Superintendent Dennis Mock said Thursday afternoon.  Construction managers from Harp Contractors of Northwood had optimistically projected a Dec. 7 opening. That didn’t materialize though.

Gov. John Kasich’s proposal to not sell or lease the Ohio Turnpike but instead issue bonds backed by turnpike toll revenue to fund road projects has found support among some local officials.

Melanie Bowen, who chairs the Lake Township Board of Trustees, said Thursday that although she hadn’t heard details of the proposal it sounded “very creative.”

Woodville native Matt Hammer has a fun hobby. He builds things out of LEGOs.

Yes, that popular building toy that most people think of as a kids toy but has at least as large of an adult following all around the world.

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