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Tax abatement request on trustees’ agenda

A property tax abatement request from a company wanting to expand its facility in Lake Township will be on the agenda of the township trustees’ March 5 meeting, according to Richard Welling, a trustee.

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Grant for Wood County bridge projects awarded
The Ohio Public Works Commission has awarded funding to assist with two Wood County bridge replacement projects.

The county commissioners were recently notified of the grant funding totaling $468,092, which will help fund the projects: Stearns Road at the intersection of Pursell Road in Perry Township and Pemberville Road over the Toussaint Creek in Troy Township.

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Misdemeanor charges were filed on Feb. 13 in Oregon Municipal Court against Oregon School Board President P.J. Kapfhammer after an altercation he had with a man with autism last week at Clay High School.

Kapfhammer has been charged with "menacing knowingly cause to believe serious physical harm" and "disorderly conduct recklessly by fighting, threatening harm or in violent turbulent behavior," according to court records.

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The fiscal officer in the Village of Genoa remains adamant in his opinion that a state proposal to collect local tax revenue violates the state’s constitution.

State officials began maneuvering in 2011 to allow the administration to centralize the handling of the nearly $4 billion in income taxes collected by local municipalities - a move that finance officers across the state contend would devastate the municipalities. They mounted a year-long attack against it.

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Toledo water

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