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The Oregon school board is focusing on making significant changes in the district’s core curriculum that are expected to be implemented within the next few years.

“This is going to apply to all of our students within the context of our school districts,” Diane Gadus, vice president of the school board, said at a special meeting on March 5. “This is a major overhaul of our educational system here in Oregon City Schools. In essence, it’s going to change the context of education as you and I had experienced when we were back in elementary, middle school and high school. So it’s going to look nothing like we’ve experienced.”

Coffee klatch for Walbridge businesses

Walbridge village officials are inviting local business owners to offer their opinions of the municipality over a cup of coffee.

Coffee With The Village is scheduled for March 22 at 8 a.m. in the council chambers on Main Street.

Helena-area resident Uwe Eickert often has to explain why he develops military strategy board games based on historical battles.

“It’s funny, because I go to a lot of these conventions and a lot of military people come up to me and say, ‘We love your training games. It’s great. How do you do it? What branch of the military were you in?’

Ohio townships freeload on the backs of Ohio’s cities.

That’s the claim made by The University of Toledo Urban Affairs Center, which recently recommended Ohio force townships to take more responsibility for delivering services. That could mean a change in state law to allow townships to enact a sales or income tax.

The Oregon Planning Commission recommended at a meeting last month that a zoning change on vacant land on Navarre Avenue be approved to make way for a commercial office building.

Plans call for the unidentified business to create 80-100 well paying jobs at the site. City council is expected to vote on the Commission’s recommendation at a meeting on March 26.

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