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Some on Oregon City Council at a meeting on July 23 said they were disappointed that some areas of the city were unkempt and needed improvements.

“I’m a little disappointed at the corner of Navarre Avenue and Wheeling Street, right across from St. Charles Hospital,” Councilman Mike Sheehy said of the city owned property. The city in the past improved the small area with a mound and plantings, but it has not been kept up. “I think we can do much better. We do have water there.”

The Oregon City Schools District, according to an updated five year forecast, shows its expenses will soon exceed its revenues.

District Treasurer Jane Fruth, at a public information meeting on July 25, called the forecast “a snapshot” of projections of the school district’s revenue and expenses in the next five years based on the current budget.

Lake Schools Superintendent Jim Witt compares the newly constructed high school building to a “Chevy or Buick.”

Witt explains that he would rather have a functional building designed to serve a purpose over an “over-the-top Mercedes-Benz.”

An appeals court has affirmed the conviction of an East Toledo man for having a firearm while under disability – a third degree felony.

The Sixth District Court of Appeals upheld the conviction of Lawrence Mick, Federal Street, who had also been convicted of  animal cruelty and discharging a firearm.

A Martin man accused of stabbing another man early Sunday morning in Curtice is free on a $67,000 bond. 

Juan G. Lopez, 25, has been charged with felonious assault and aggravated burglary following the incident at a multi-family complex at 22555 Front Street, Ottawa County Sheriff Steve Levorchick said Tuesday.

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