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A CHIP grant, new construction projects, and agreements with the Northwestern Water and Sewer District, and Evergreen Recycling and Disposal Facility, were among the accomplishments in Northwood last year, according to Mayor Mark Stoner in his state of the city address he gave to council last Thursday.

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Lauri Perkins has been a barber for about 20 years, which is about two decades longer than her mother, Nancy Lohberger, figured would happen.

"When I first wanted to cut hair, my mom said, 'You're too short,' " said the five-foot Perkins, who found a way to overcome her lack of height on the job. “I just stand on my box. Some people pick on me when I stand on my box, but we all take it in good humor."

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About 30 people packed into the Harbor View village hall Wednesday to hear the latest offer from FDS Coke Plant, LLC, which wants to build a coking plant about a half mile away.

The company recently offered the village $500,000 over five years if it dropped its appeal before the Environmental Review Appeals Board (ERAC) in opposition of the coke plant, which will be built on land owned by the Port Authority in East Toledo and Oregon.

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Buy six and they’ll throw in a nacho machine.
Looking for vehicles for his department, Lake Township Police Chief Mark Hummer traveled to the Michigan State University Surplus Store where he purchased six 2005 Chevy Tahoes that had been used by campus police.

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One order of business for the Lake Township trustees at their next meeting will be to set a pay rate for the acting fire chief.

Melanie Bowen, a trustee, said last week she was surprised by the resignation of Fire Chief Eric Larson but expected the board of trustees next month to establish a stipend for Todd Walters, the volunteer fire department’s deputy chief who was appointed acting chief.

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