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Community leaders say a new identity for East Toledo could be the answer to jump-starting a nearby historic business district and that surrounding neighborhoods that will be adjacent to the proposed Marina District development.

That’s partly what is being recommended from the Connecting the Pieces Final Plan for the Garfield Neighborhood and Main/Starr Business District.

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A sanitary sewer rehabilitation project in Oregon is expected to occur in several phases, according to Oregon Public Service Director Paul Roman.

The Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) provided a $200,000 loan with no interest to the city for phase I of the sewer rehabilitation project. The target area is the Wheeling trunk sewer service area.

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The Wood County Sheriff’s Department is again asking for information about a missing Pemberville-area woman.

Detective Jamie Webb is seeking information about Sheila Main, who was reported missing in August, 2006 and is focusing on a call to the Oregon Police Department on Aug. 17 at around 4:30 p.m. about a disabled vehicle in the northern part of the city.

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The Ottawa County Stormwater Committee is being reformed by a technician in the Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District office.

Crystal Dymond said the panel met last month to discuss control measures required by the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System.

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To fill a vacancy in its ranks the Genoa school board went with a former board member.
Board members in a special meeting Wednesday voted 4-0 to appoint Leslie Wyse to the seat vacated by Ernest Cottrell, Jr.

Mr. Wyse had served two terms on the board from 2000-2007 and then opted to not seek re-election. His appointment expires Dec. 31, 2009.

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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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