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Oregon council on Monday approved a $70,000 contribution to the Oregon on the Bay Regional Economic Development Foundation.

The city has contributed to the Foundation for the last several years.

The city used to match the amount that was raised by the Foundation, which gets its funding mostly from membership dues and fundraising, but no longer does so, according to Mayor Mike Seferian.

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Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins is bringing his T-Town Initiative Project to East Toledo neighborhoods.

“We are going to be changing something that is long overdue, and that is how we address blight in the neighborhoods,” Collins told 150 residents and community leaders at a town hall meeting hosted by the East Toledo Family Center.

East Toledo is the second community to begin the T-Town initiative, following only Point Place.

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The July meeting of the Lake Board of Education has been rescheduled. It will be held July 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the middle school media center.

Public art projects to be followed by music festival

First, 18 cement trashcans and eight planters were transformed from dull, gray cylinders to bright and creative works of art stretching along Main Street in East Toledo.

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B-C-S fills vacancies
To fill vacancies in the administration, the Benton-Carroll-Salem school board has tapped two people from the Fremont City School District.

The board last week agreed to hire Laramie Spurlock as assistant principal at Oak Harbor Middle School.

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