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Oregon City Council on Monday will consider increasing the fines against motorists who illegally park in handicapped parking zones.

Oregon Municipal Court Judge Jeff Keller requested increasing the fines to deter habitual offenders, Councilman Clint Wasserman said at a committee of the whole meeting last Monday.

An Oregon man has filed a lawsuit against three Oregon police officers in the Lucas County Court of Common Pleas.

Jamie Fox, of 810 Mominee, alleges in the lawsuit that he was arrested and detained without probably cause by Sgt. Tony Castillo and officers Lawrence George, Jason Druckenmiller and James Moore, after three women on Nov. 8 made false allegations against him.

It has been a holiday tradition for generations of local families - on the first Saturday of December, they bundle up and head out to find a place along the streets of East Toledo, waiting with anticipation to hear the first strains of music and catch the first glimpse of the annual Christmas Parade.

Like all those that came before, this year’s parade, held Dec. 6, featured festive music, floats, fire trucks and of course jolly old St. Nick himself. But something, or rather someone was conspicuously missing.

53-year-old Millbury resident starts nursing career

A 53-year-old Owens Community College non-traditional student, Jeff Burnside of Millbury, made his life-changing decision several years ago to leave the manufacturing industry because of its bleak outlook in Northwest Ohio.

It’s on the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Government (TMACOG)’s “to do” list — widen U.S. Route 20 through Stony Ridge to five lanes.

And, it’s a high priority — No. 5 on a list of 60 items from TMACOG’s 2007-2035 Transportation Plan Draft Project List compiled in February 2007.

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