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Authorities are still investigating bomb threats that occurred at the end of the classes Monday at two Oak Harbor schools.

No suspects have been found as of Wednesday, Oak Harbor Police Chief Steve Weirich said.

Officers are attempting to trace the source of the calls made to the Oak Harbor High School and Middle School shortly after 2:30 p.m. They believe the calls were made by a cell phone that can’t be tracked, the chief said.

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Landlord Adam Snyder is accustomed to additional costs popping up at his rental properties. It’s to be expected when he owns dozens of units around the Village of Oak Harbor.

What he won’t stomach though is coughing up cash for somebody else’s old utility bill that the village refuses to take off its books.

Snyder recently addressed village council with his concern. His issue: the $469 outstanding utility bill for a three-apartment building at 115 ½ Ottawa St. he bought in a foreclosure deal with a bank.

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The Lake Township trustees plan to place a levy on the November ballot to continue funding for the fire department but are undecided whether to seek a renewal of an expiring levy or to replace it.

A 1-mill, 5-year levy is set to expire at the end of this year.

Fire chief Bruce Moritz Tuesday reported to the trustees that the fire department is looking to replace a 1994 fire engine housed at station 2 in Millbury.

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The Lake Township trustees plan to place a levy on the November ballot to continue funding for the fire department but are undecided whether to seek a renewal of an expiring levy or to replace it.

A 1-mill, 5-year levy is set to expire at the end of this year.

Fire chief Bruce Moritz Tuesday reported to the trustees that the fire department is looking to replace a 1994 fire engine housed at station 2 in Millbury.

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