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Jerusalem Township trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to appeal a recent court decision to reinstate ex Fire Chief Harold Stanton to his former position.

Trustees met with the township’s attorney, John Borell, of the Lucas County prosecutor’s office, to consider their options at a special meeting on Wednesday.

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Water, sewer district has vacant board seat
The Wood County commissioners are seeking candidates to fill an unexpired term on the Northwest Water and Sewer District Board of Trustees.

The term will commence upon selection and expire on Dec. 31, 2018.  Applicants must live within the District and cannot be an office holding elected official.

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Oregon City Council will hold public hearings on Monday, Aug. 26, at 8 p.m. to hear requests for a Special Use Exception application for a new assisted senior living/residential care facility, and a Conditional Use application for the construction of a gas station.

Applicant Hussien Shousher, agent for Adams-Huron Investments, Ltd., is seeking a Special Use Exception in an R-2 Medium Density Residential District for the purpose of constructing the senior living facility at 3450 Seaman Road.

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Local boaters take on identities of actual sailors

Perrysburg Township residents Jerry Reitzel and his wife Jerri Lynn are going to get the spoils of war.

The couple have volunteered to enlist as American crew members during the September 2 reenactment of the Battle of Lake Erie as the bicentennial of the War of 1812 is celebrated.

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Citizen’s police academy has openings
The Wood County Sheriff's Department says it has six seats available for the Citizen's Police Academy, which will be held Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. beginning Sept 12.

The academy will run through Nov. 14 and the sessions will be held at the sheriff’s department in Bowling Green.

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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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