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New 9-1-1 system expected to be operating this month

A major upgrade of Ottawa County’s 9-1-1 emergency system is expected to go online sometime in January.

“It’s being built as we speak,” said Sgt. James Lucas, head of the communications division of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office. “I will travel to Michigan in a couple of weeks to check it out.”

The Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project Phase 2 in Oregon may cause some disruptions on Wheeling Street next week, according to Oregon Public Service Director Paul Roman.

The project consists of rehabilitating local and trunk sanitary sewers to reduce inflo/infiltration into the city’s sanitary sewer system. Part of the project includes lining the inside of existing sanitary sewers and manholes on Wheeling Street, between Navarre Avenue and Bleeker Street, and Pickle Road, between Grasser Street and Wheeling Street.

Genoa school officials have decided to hold another informational meeting for families of students to discuss the district’s crisis emergency plan.

The meeting is scheduled for Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

For nearly a year we’ve had the pleasure of travelling the state to meet with thousands of Ohioans to talk about our highway system. We have asked people what they would like ODOT and the Ohio Turnpike to do to address our state’s highway budget deficit as we conducted a 10-month, in-depth study of our state's only toll road as it fits into the bigger transportation picture.

Oregon City Council at a meeting on Dec. 17 passed the 2013 budget.

Included in the budget is $16,471,490 in the general fund.

City officials were pleased by the outcome.

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