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The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is seeking help from the public to find who illegally dumped a container with an oily tar-like substance in East Toledo in early July.

The roll-off style container, approximately 15 feet by six feet, was dumped at a secluded site in the York Street, Otter Creek Road and Collins Park Avenue area sometime between July 9-11.

The box container has two pipes in the bottom running the length of it, according to the Ohio EPA.

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Oregon’s Public Utilities & Environmental Committee will meet Monday at 6:40 p.m. at the municipal complex on Seaman Road to discuss concerns about the monitoring wells at Envirosafe Services of Ohio, Inc., a hazardous waste landfill on Otter Creek Road.

Ohio EPA earlier this year issued Notices of Violations to Envirosafe regarding the monitoring wells.

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The Ottawa County Grand Jury has returned indictments against several local residents during its recent session.

• Marcelina L. Rivera, 42, also known as Marcey Rivera, 114 W. Main Street, Oak Harbor, was indicted on two counts each of passing bad checks and theft by deception – all fifth degree felonies.

Authorities say she passed two bad checks for more than $500 each in June 2007.

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The Lake Township trustees Wednesday approved a new three-year agreement to provide police protection for the Village of Millbury.

Under the new agreement, the village will pay $62,000 for the first year or protection. Increases of 3 percent will go into effect on Jan. 1 2009 and 2010.

Millbury Village Council has already approved the agreement, which requires the village to make quarterly payments in advance.

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The sounds of the infamous Ohio State Marching Band will resonate through Woodmore High School Oct. 17.

The band and Jon Waters, assistant marching band director, could not be happier about their return visit.

“I’m so happy they are allowing me to come home,” Waters said. “The timing was perfect. We are traveling to Michigan State University for a Saturday football game, The Wildcats play home on Friday and the Ottawa County Alumni are willing to host us for a second time in three years.”

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Ebola outbreak

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