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Few major purchases of equipment or vehicles are planned in the 2013 budget for Lake Township but a grant the township received to purchase radios for the fire department may allow for the early retirement of debt incurred to buy a truck for the department.

The township’s appropriations for the year include a general fund budget of $1.13 million. Total appropriations, which were approved by the township trustees at their last meeting, are $4.79 million.

Mark Hummer, township police chief and administrator, described the budget as “status quo an

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The proposed expansion of the Collins Park Water Treatment Plant in East Toledo drew about 45 residents living near the plant to the Birmingham Branch public library on Tuesday to voice their concerns about the project, which calls for the city’s purchase of several homes in the area.

Some wanted to know if the expansion would affect the nearby Collins Park, and whether their homes would be taken by eminent domain if they did not want to sell them to the city.

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Brandon Brywczynski has been a bird watcher since he was 10-years-old. Now he's a young, married adult with one child and another on the way who substitute teaches at Four County Vocational School.

His birding had always been a past-time, but he became serious about it after watching the movie “The Big Year” starring Jack Black, Steve Martin, and Owen Wilson.

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Court records indicate the victim of a fatal shooting Wednesday allegedly by her estranged husband    had filed for a divorce last year but reconsidered less than a month later and withdrew her complaint.

According to records in Sandusky County Common Pleas Court, Amy Ross filed a divorce complaint on April 19, including a motion for a mutual restraining order, but then filed a dismissal notice on May 15.

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The cause of a fire that destroyed a barn containing several horses and other animals at the Vail Meadow Equestrian Center on Cedar Point Road in the early morning hours of March 21 was likely electrical in nature, Oregon Fire Chief Ed Ellis said on Wednesday evening.

“There’s no official report yet, but the State Fire Marshal’s Office is leaning towards electrical,” said Ellis. “There was electricity in the building. There were warmers in buckets of water to keep it from freezing over so the horses could drink.”

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