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A safety issue was the chief reason Covenant Harbor manager Sue Perrin said she visited Oak Harbor Village Council on Monday.

Since the village opened parking on the north end of Veterans Park for the flag football league, parking issues have posed serious problems for nearby Covenant Harbor, a senior living community on Finke Road, Perrin told council. Game spectators have been parking along the apartment complex driveway and on the grass.

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Oak Harbor Village Council is on the hunt for a new engineering firm to help solve its sewage back flow problem.

Council voted unanimously Monday night not to hire its regular consultant Poggemeyer Design Group of Bowling Green to undertake a proposed two-phase “no feasible alternatives study” to  investigate  malfunctions that left some  residents mopping up messes in their homes after heavy rains.

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Agencies seek millage for continuing services

Social service agencies in Wood and Sandusky counties are asking for additional millage Nov. 5 to maintain programs.

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East Toledo — is it a second tier portion of Toledo?

Incumbent Mike Bell was on the defense during much of a Toledo mayoral forum hosted by the East Toledo Club and The Press Thursday.

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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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