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Oregon council recently approved by a vote of 5-2 a permit for the outside storage of car dealership vehicles at 2260 Woodville Road.

Council President Tom Susor and Councilman Terry Reeves voted against the permit.

Mohamad Tawil, agent for Interface Active Properties, Inc., had requested a Special Use Exception in a C-2 General Commercial District to store vehicles on the property.

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Ohio Supreme Court to hear Clay Twp. residents’ dispute

The Ohio Supreme Court will hear a case that began in Ottawa County where the common pleas court agreed to a request by a Clay Township woman to issue a civil protection order against her neighbor.

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As an avid bird watcher, 10-year-old Delaney Hayes worries about the effects of trash on her feathered friends.

Hayes, along with her mother Tiffany, a volunteer conservation outreach specialist, and Black Swamp Bird Observatory director Kim Kaufmann, shared their concerns recently with the Benton-Carroll-Salem School Board.

Delaney read her report to the board about the dangers of balloon releases that she presented this autumn before 122 people at a young birders conference at Toledo Zoo. The Oak Harbor Middle School student spoke for all the birds, turtles, fish and farm animals that face daily challenges as the fallen debris ensnares them in their habitat.

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Oregon will have to collect revenue next year from a senior levy passed by voters last month to expand services at the James “Wes” Hancock senior center because the election results have been certified by the county.

“We have talked with the auditor’s office,” said Administrator Mike Beazley. “The city does not have a choice in choosing to collect that tax. The tax commission met for the county and certified it.”

He said city council could still decide to withhold the revenue from the 0.5-mill, five year levy in subsequent years.

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Oak Harbor police continue to look for the person who slipped into an occupied home undetected recently, stole a few dollars and then took off.

The home invasion happened at an East Ottawa Street home the evening of Nov. 11, Police Chief Steve Weirich said.

“The wife was home that night in her bedroom. She heard a noise but didn’t really think that much about it,” the chief said.

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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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