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Eastwood School Superintendent Brent Welker said deputies of the Wood County Sheriff’s Department will be at the high school campus “intermittently” this week as district officials and the department try to determine who was responsible for leaving ammunition in a restroom Friday at the high school.

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A zoning case in Allen Township that twice went to the Sixth District Court of Appeals has been decided in favor of the township’s zoning board.

The appeals court last week upheld the zoning board’s decision to issue a conditional use permit to Charles Palmer, who sought the permit to open an auto repair shop in a building behind his township home.

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Area businesses, social service agencies, and schools were recognized Wednesday at the 20th annual Prism Awards ceremony sponsored by the Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce.

The General Excellence Award was presented to The Future Wave Salon, Navarre Avenue, Oregon, owned by Jodi and Lee Eckman, who’ve incorporated environmentally-friendly products and services into their business model.

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The Ottawa County Commissioners have renewed an additional 0.25 percent sales tax and are now hoping it sticks.

The board held two public meetings prior to approving the additional sales tax on Feb. 28.

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Jerusalem Township Fire Chief Harold Stanton said he will vigorously defend himself at a hearing next week against charges that he allowed someone from outside the fire department to assist personnel on a fire call on February 23.

“I’m being blamed for something I didn’t do,” said Stanton, who has been part-time fire chief since 2008. “There’s a serious lack of evidence.”

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$15 Hourly wage

The "Fight for $15" campaign proposes a $15/hour wage for fast food workers. Do you agree?
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