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The Oregon school board, by a vote of 3-2, on Tuesday renewed the contracts of several administrators earlier than planned, despite the anticipated loss of $3 million in revenue in 2013, and $11 million in 2016.

The reduction in revenue is due to lower property valuations, a tax appeal from Toledo Edison’s Bay Shore power plant, the partial closure of the plant, and a loss in “hold harmless” payments from the state.

The Village of Genoa has applied for a solid waste management district grant to help pay for a pirate ship play structure at a municipal playground.

The structure, created by the Akron-firm Bright Idea Shops, cost about $7,000. The village would be expected to pay for about half the cost, said Village Administrator Kevin Gladden.

The president of Walbridge Village Council says the vote by him and two other councilmembers to not excuse the absence of Mayor Dan Wilczynski from the Feb. 15 council meeting reflects an attempt to improve communication between council and the mayor’s office.

Ed Kolanko, who, as council president assumes the responsibilities of acting mayor when the mayor is out of town on personal business, said last week he’s repeatedly asked Mayor Wilczynski to provide his business travel schedule for him and others on council.

Oregon police are investigating the break-ins last week of seven trailers at 159 N. Lallendorf Road.

The thefts occurred on Friday, Feb. 17.

The trailers were located behind a business for storage, according to Oregon Police Sgt. Tim Zale.

The Lake Township trustees have approved an automatic aid policy that calls for the township fire department to assist the Northwood Fire Department with structure fires.

According to the resolution adopted unanimously by the trustees Tuesday, the township fire department will:

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