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Village council in Oak Harbor has selected a new engineering firm to help the village fix its sewer system overflow problems.
 
At a special meeting, council voted unanimously to hire Jones & Henry Engineers Ltd. for its environmental needs regarding the sewer system, councilman Jon Fickert said. The company has offices in both Toledo and Cincinnati.
 
Council then directed Administrator Robert Pauley to negotiate a contract with the firm.

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Woodville officials are planning a review of the village’s policies covering the maintenance and planting of trees, hoping to make residents more aware that while trees bring many benefits to a community they can also cause problems.

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 A grant awarded to Wood County to help pay for the resurfacing of a stretch of East Broadway was welcomed by Lake Township officials, who say the project is sorely needed.
 
The county commissioners recently approved an agreement with the Ohio Public Works Commission for a grant of $325,000 to partially pay for the project, said Andrew Kalmar, county administrator.

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Pam Brown is worried...not about how she’ll get her Christmas shopping done, or what kind of ham to buy for Christmas dinner.
 
Her worries are bigger. Pam’s husband, Randy, is already dealing with health problems that require him to go for dialysis three times a week.

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Oregon City Council on Monday agreed to move the combined positions of law director and prosecutor into classified services.
 
Council’s act, which amends the municipal code, creates the position’s pay range, which is consistent with that of the police chief and fire chief.
 
Oregon Law Director Paul Goldberg and Prosecutor Tom Dugan retired this month after years of service.

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Giving money to people along road

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