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Oregon City Council on Monday will consider approving a bid to buy 5,500 tons of road salt at a much cheaper rate per ton than what the city was charged last year.

Three bids were received, according to Public Service Director Paul Roman. The lowest and best bid was Cargill Inc., of North Olmstead, Ohio, at $46.88 per ton.

“The bid is through the City of Toledo,” Roman said at a committee of the whole meeting May 4. “It allows for Lucas County and the City of Oregon to purchase salt through the contract.”

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John Johnson might have come across as a gruff old football coach to some, but to Cathy Johnson he was like putty in her hands.

"She was a great lady," Johnson said. "I was married to her for 31 years. She was a great coach's wife. She was feeding kids, having them over…She really loved kids ... She was a good one."

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A majority of first time juvenile delinquents in Oregon who were referred to the juvenile diversion Achieve program last year have successfully completed their contracts.

The 12-year-old program allows youths 7-17-years-old who have committed misdemeanors to undergo counseling and participate in community service to avoid jail.

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There is $41.2 million in Envirosafe Services of Ohio, Inc.’s perpetual care fund, Oregon Law Director Paul Goldberg told city council last Monday.

Councilman James Seaman had inquired about the fund at a special council meeting on April 20.

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J. Bernie Quilter, Lucas County Clerk of the court of common pleas, will reopen the Oregon branch automobile and watercraft division office on Monday now that the state legislature has increased the title fee from $5 to $15. The adjustment takes effect on July 1.

The branch, at 3034 Navarre Avenue, along with the branch at Heatherdowns, closed January 30, due to budgetary restraints. The workload of the branches was shifted to the remaining branches at Madison Avenue, Toledo, and N. McCord Road, Sylvania.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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