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Oregon council on Monday accepted the bids of four contractors to repair a list of roads as part of the 2014 Road Program.

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Officials in the Village of Oak Harbor hope an engineering study underway will detect leaks and offer ways to plug its hemorrhaging water line system.

At present, the Oak Harbor water distribution system has a whopping 42 percent water loss rate, according to the estimates of Interim Village Administrator Randy Genzman.

“We eat a lot of those costs,” he noted.

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History can be found in many places. Books, museums, photo albums, libraries or antique shops to name a few, but sometimes, we find history right beneath our feet. Such was the case this past month in Genoa when road crews, resurfacing a portion of Washington Street, unearthed dozens of old wooden railroad ties from a now-defunct electric interurban train that used to run between Toledo and the Lakeside-Marblehead area.

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Oregon School Board President P.J. Kapfhammer said he will not support placing an operations levy on the November ballot if the Oregon City Federation of Teachers seek a raise in teacher salaries.

The board is expected to enter negotiations this month to renew the teachers’ three year contract, which expires July 31.

The union, which represents 250 teachers in the district, is going to request a raise, according to Kapfhammer, which he said he will aggressively oppose.

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Years of growth and major projects have passed since the Northwestern Water & Sewer District prepared a master plan, says Jerry Greiner, president of the district, and now it’s time to prepare another.

A report of the new plan, which identifies long-term needs for water and sewer services throughout Wood County, is scheduled for completion by mid-summer.

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