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 About 14 plates under manhole covers in the Millbury area have been intentionally damaged, resulting in storm water draining into sanitary sewer lines, according to the Northwestern Water & Sewer District, which has reported the damage to the Lake Township Police Department.

 If you’re a resident of the Village of Elmore who’s turned on a water faucet or flipped on a light switch, you may want to tip your hat to Buck Stoiber, the village superintendent.

 And on July 28 residents will have their chance to do just that at an open house to mark Stoiber’s retirement after 36 years of working for the village.

 The Ohio Rail Development Commission plans to hold an on-site inspection meeting of a rail crossing in Lake Township next month to determine if there is a need for safety improvements.

 An email message from the ORDC to local authorities was read during Tuesday’s meeting of the township trustees by Jeff Pettit, who chairs the board of trustees.

Al Thompson left Northwest Ohio on June 4 to resume his bicycle ride around the perimeter of the United States in an effort to raise

funds for Habitat for Humanity and Save the Children.

Here is an excerpt from his blog, which you can follow by going to and clicking on the icon on the upper right corner.

Ohio Sea Grant, on behalf of The Ohio State University, The University of Toledo and the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) has released the second-year research progress update for the statewide Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative (HABRI), which seeks solutions for harmful algal blooms in Ohio.

The initiative consists of more than 30 science teams working on different critical knowledge gaps identified by front-line state agencies that include the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Ohio Department of Agriculture, Ohio Department of Health, and Ohio Department of Natural Resources.




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