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        A groundbreaking ceremony for the NSG float glass plant in Troy Township is planned for April 17, the company has announced.

        The groundbreaking will be held from 10-11 a.m.

        NSG Group said the new plant will support its plan to expand production capacity of transparent conductive oxide coated glass to support the growing solar market.

       A bill requiring boards of county commissioners to receive voter approval before enacting an increase on a county sales or use tax has had one hearing in the state legislature.

        In recent testimony to the House State and Local Government Committee, Rep. Niraj Antani, R – Miami Township, said he is sponsoring HB 92 to allow voters to be heard on tax matters at the county level.

        In its current form, the 2020-2021 biennial budget proposed by Gov. Mike DeWine provides about $550 million in funding for what the administration is calling “Student Wellness and Success.”

        The funding for K-12 grades is targeted for mental health counseling, mentoring, after school programs and other support services. School districts will be encouraged to partner with local agencies such as alcohol, drug and mental health boards, county board of developmental disabilities, local health departments, local departments of Jobs and Family Services and non-profit centers with experience working with children.

Northwood Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver of a red Jeep at a gas station on Woodville Road that was next door to a used car dealership, the scene of a murder nearly 23 years ago.

Michael Bollman who was the Car Corral’s finance manager, was shot multiple times on Dec. 20, 1996, at approximately noon. He was working alone at the time of the murder, which happened to be his 26th birthday. The case has grown cold since then.

         Following the recent murder of a teenager in East Toledo, local officials have organized a public meeting at the Waite High School cafeteria on Thursday at 6 p.m. to find ways to reduce crime and improve the community.

        “We wanted to get together and talk about issues facing East Toledo,” said Lucas County Clerk of Courts Bernie Quilter, who was raised in East Toledo and now resides in Oregon. “We want to hear ideas from residents about how to make East Toledo vibrant again.”



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