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Oregon’s Parks & Recreation Committee met Jan. 21 to hear about the needs of seniors in the community, and which services might be funded by the $250,000 revenue expected this year from the senior levy passed last fall.

City Administrator Mike Beazley said Mayor Mike Seferian, Councilman Terry Reeves, chairman of the committee, and council will be putting together a committee to make recommendations on which services may be funded by levy dollars “with appropriate oversight.”

A 44-year-old woman on S. Wynn Road reported to police last month that she was a victim of telecommunications fraud after she received a phone call from someone alleging to be from the Internal Revenue Service claiming she owed thousands in taxes.

Mercy pulls permit for $8.6 million, 90-bed addition

Given the recent cutbacks and employee buy-outs from Northwest Ohio’s two major healthcare institutions, our region is getting an unexpected dose of good news from Mercy St. Charles. Danis, a nationally-known healthcare construction company, has pulled a building permit for an $8.6 million expansion of the hospital, according to Jim Gilmore, commissioner of the City of Oregon’s Building and Zoning Inspection Department.

The Village of Oak Harbor is looking for a new administrator.

Members of village council accepted the resignation of administrator Robert Pauley in the final moments of Tuesday’s council meeting.

Pauley sat silently at his desk adjacent to council as Mayor Bill Eberle read the resignation letter submitted to him a week ago. No one on council seemed surprised.

Oregon is considering purchasing a waterline easement from Aldi on Navarre Avenue so that a fire hydrant can be installed on adjacent property owned by Rudy’s Hot Dog.

The city has been talking with the owner of Rudy’s to build a restaurant on the property, though it is just in the talking stage, according to Administrator Mike Beazley.

Marijuana

Recreational marijuana recently became legal in Washington, D.C. Should Ohio follow suit?
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