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At the request of the Wood County engineer’s office, the Lake Township trustees have approved a list of three bridges to be considered for replacement.

Two of the bridges are on Lemoyne Road at Cedar and Dry creeks and the third is on Luckey Road at Henry Ditch, according to a resolution the trustees approved Tuesday.

Richard Welling, a trustee, said all three were constructed through the Works Progress Administration when Franklin Roosevelt was president.

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In honor of Memorial Day, the Toledo Area Humane Society is offering reduced adoption fees on all adult cats and kittens and on several dogs.

Starting on May 23 through Sunday, May 26, all adult cats, kittens and several dogs will all have their adoption fees reduced to $27 for those adopters who donated canned cat and/or dog food to TAHS.  All military personnel and veterans will receive the adoption discount regardless of whether or not they donate canned cat or dog food (must show military ID). 

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The school day for Starr Elementary School will start at a new time for the 2013-14 school year.

Starr, which currently begins the day at 8:35 a.m., will change to 9:15 a.m. next year, the same starting time as Coy and Jerusalem Elementary schools.

Last month, plans called for Fassett Junior High School and Eisenhower Intermediate School to change their start time from 7:40 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. But now, it has been decided to keep the start times at 7:40 a.m.

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Humid temperatures earlier this week rekindled talk of pool permits in Genoa.

The village planning commission met prior to the regular council meeting on Monday and discussed the renewed enforcement of pool permits for this summer, Village Administrator Kevin Gladden said.

The village undertook a major awareness campaign last year to inform residents they needed pool permits for any pool larger than 12 feet in diameter and 18 inches tall. Fences are also required if the pool sides measure less than 54 inches.

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Walbridge Centennial Committee will hold a Renewal of Wedding Vows event Saturday, June 8 at Grace Bible Baptist Church, 116 E. Union St. (Union at Grove).

The first church in Walbridge was founded in 1869 by some early settlers and was organized in 1887 as Union Church which was incorporated in 1888. The original building was erected in 1889-1890; United Brethren and Universalists worshiped there. The timber came from the land of settlers.

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