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The Ohio Department of Transportation plans to purchase property in Northwood’s right-of-way at Wales and Drouillard roads as part of the $22 million Wales Road grade separation project.

The project includes the construction of two overpasses on Wales Road, one over the CSX tracks, the other over the Norfolk Southern tracks. Plans call for Wales Road to be relocated to the south, just west of the municipal building.

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Public outrage over the planned re-opening of a group home operated by Lutheran Homes Society, Inc. in Lake Township has swayed the non-profit organization to abandon its plans and look for another site in Toledo.

Harry Blackmon, Executive Director of LHS Family and Youth Services, said Thursday the home at 1320 Bradner Road will be repaired and offered for sale.

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Organizer Debra Benko, a member of Port Clinton City Council, said she is hoping the April 25 summit fosters future collaborative efforts among members of councils.

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Army Pvt. Jon W. B. Hooks has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

The son of Jon Hooks, of Curtice, he is a 2008 graduate of Clay High School.

Oregon City Council last Monday approved ordinances for several infrastructure projects.

Council authorized the purchase of property and structures at 1053 South Wheeling Street for $237,150, plus a $73,250 payment for relocation and moving expenses, from Raymond and Helen Bihn for the Wheeling Street improvement project.

Public Service Director Paul Roman said the cost includes a main house, a duplex, and two garages.

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Giving money to people along road

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