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Oregon school board President P.J. Kapfhammer is hopeful that voters will renew a 2-mill permanent improvement levy on the May 7 ballot.

Kapfhammer has been making the rounds seeking support for the levy, most recently at Oregon City Council, which passed a resolution in favor of its renewal.

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A Clay Township resident has filed a lawsuit in Ottawa County Common Pleas Court against the township police chief and a patrol officer, alleging malicious prosecution.

The lawsuit, filed by Anthony Simon, of N. Genoa-Clay Center Road, also names Simon’s neighbors, Wayne and Dorothy Fondessy, as defendants.

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Oregon City Council on Monday approved a Special Use Exception permit to expand a self-storage facility onto the rear of a neighboring parcel on the property at 3310 Dustin Road.

Council approved the permit in a C-4 district. Jim Gilmore, commissioner of building and zoning, said the property required a Special use Exception because it was not zoned correctly. The property with storage units is zoned C-2, and the lot for expansion of the storage units is zoned C-4.

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Area’s water quality plan to be discussed 
Proposed updates to the region’s Water Quality Management Plan (208 Plan) can be reviewed by the public May 7 during a meeting to be held at the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments, 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Toledo.

The meeting is scheduled to start at 6 p.m.

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A former athletic trainer at Clay High School was arraigned in Oregon Municipal Court for allegedly having sexual relations with two underage male students in the last 18 months.

Melinda Rober, 35, was arraigned on Monday, April 22, and charged with two counts of sexual battery.

Rober, who waived her right to a preliminary examination, will be bound over to the Lucas County Common Pleas Court for a grand jury hearing. She was ordered to not have contact with the students.

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