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About a dozen residents stopped by the Genoa Town Hall Aug. 17 and took up Mayor Mark Williams on his offer to come in, sit down, and have a chat with the mayor.

“I’ve had a chance to meet some new people and the residents had a chance to meet me. I really enjoyed it,” Mayor Williams said.

Some of the residents stopped by during the afternoon for more than a meet and greet. Some came to discuss general concerns about the village with their mayor.

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Toledo Harbor Lighthouse fans take heed. The lighthouse is in fourth place in a competition to win new windows and doors. It needs your help in voting online to bump it up to first place by the contest’s Sept. 7 deadline.

The Toledo Harbor Lighthouse is one of 12 finalists competing for windows and doors in the annual JELD-WEN window/door competition.

Currently, the Toledo Harbor Lighthouse is in fourth place, losing out to Grand Traverse Lighthouse in Traverse City, Mich.; Bodie Island Light Station in North Carolina; and New Canal Lighthouse in Louisiana.

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By October, residents will be setting out their recyclables every other week in new 64 gallon, rolling containers.

Currently, residents use 18-gallon containers for weekly pick-up.

Council on Monday voted unanimously for the changes, which are part of a new five-year contract with Waste Management.

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The Oregon City School board agreed to place a 2-mill permanent improvement renewal levy on the Nov. 4 ballot.

The five-year levy will generate $1,251,932 annually for five years, according to School Board Member Jeff Ziviski.

The levy can only be used to fund for building operations and repairs, equipping and funishing schools, maintaining and purchasing buses, and computers.

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Oregon is considering installing its own monitoring wells in the right-of-way around Envirosafe Services of Ohio’s hazardous waste landfill on Otter Creek Road.

Currently, over 100 monitoring wells installed on Envirosafe’s property are tested by the company regularly to determine whether contamination is leaking from the landfill.

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