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A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday for the expansion and improvements of the Northwestern Water and Sewer District facilities on Middleton Pike.

The $3.5 million project will add 1,600 square feet of customer service area and another 19,000 square feet of existing space will be renovated.

Poggemeyer Design Group is looking at an alternative alignment of a new bike path that may ease concerns of nearby property owners worried that it is too close to their homes.
 
The bike path is part of the Stadium Road Bikeway Phase 2 project, which will connect the existing Municipal Complex Connector, currently ending on Corduroy Road on the Clay High School frontage, to the existing Stadium Road Bikeway that currently ends just north of Eagles Landing Drive. The bikeway will be a 10-foot wide asphalt multi-use path with two foot wide treated shoulders and will be 8,100-feet long.
  
Charles Carson, of Corduroy Road, told council at a recent meeting that he is opposed to any alignment of the bike path on the south side of Corduroy because it would be too close to his house. He would prefer to see the path go on the north side of the road because there was more open field.
 
Public Service Director Paul Roman said he was aware of Carson’s concerns about the bike path on Corduroy.

If you knew of a man who had recovered from a broken neck that left him temporarily paralyzed and recently conquered cancer, you'd likely believe that man had credibility when it came to dealing with hardships and motivating others to do the same.
 
Meet Bruce Boguski.

Two area bridges in central Ottawa County will be closed to traffic when renovations begin in May.
 
B. Hillz Excavating Inc. was recently awarded the $220,902 contract for replacement of two bridges over LaCarpe Creek on Behlman Road and Benton-Carroll Road, according to Ottawa County Commissioners’ records.

In observance of Earth Day, Terra State Community College will host its third annual Community Recycling Day
April 26 from 2 to 6 p.m.
 
During recycling hours, area residents can drop off a wide variety of items including computer CPUs, monitors ($10 charge), speakers, keyboards, mice, electric typewriters, word processors, televisions ($20-25 charge), sweepers, fans, stereos/boom boxes, copiers, printers, game consoles, telephones, small kitchen appliances, ham radio equipment and just about anything with a power cord except large kitchen appliances, dehumidifiers, air conditioners and any device containing Freon.

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