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Oregon Council recently approved the appointment of Melissa M. Purpura to be the city’s new prosecutor and law director.

Purpura, of Perrysburg Township, was one of four finalists interviewed by Mayor Mike Seferian, City Administrator Mike Beazley, and councilmen Jerry Peach, Jim Seaman and Council President Dennis Walendzak.

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Next August, district to provide laptops to Clay students

Oregon City Schools’ five-year technology plan includes a focus on wireless, technical support, professional development, textbook adoptions, and other new provisions for all buildings.

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The Black Swamp Conservancy, which has been allocated $564,320 to purchase agricultural easements through the state’s Clean Ohio Fund, will hold an informational meeting Jan. 20 to discuss farmland preservation.

The meeting will be held at the W.W. Knight Preserve, 29530 White Rd., Perrysburg.

The Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program provides funding for the purchase of easements to preserve Ohio farmland. An easement allows a landowner to retain ownership and management of the land while ensuring the property is used primarily for agriculture in perpetuity.

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Oregon lumber company customers want to remain loyal

When 94-year-old Charles Schroeder passed away on Jan. 12, regular customers of his Oregon lumber company were caught by surprise.

They thought he would never stop working.

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Unused funds raised by the Walbridge Centennial Committee are being donated back to village organizations.

Darlene Limmer, president of the committee, told village council Wednesday that donations of $1,000 each will be made to the bicycle unit of the village’s auxiliary police force and to the Walbridge Fest Committee, which provided funding to the centennial committee to pay for start-up expenses.

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Ebola outbreak

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