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 The application of sludge from the City of Toledo’s wastewater treatment system to a field in Lake Township has drawn concerns from a resident adjacent to the field, Mark Hummer, township administrator, informed township trustees last week.
 Hummer reported to the trustees during their meeting Tuesday the resident hadn’t been notified the sludge – called Class B biosolids – was being applied to a 73-acre field along Ayers Road, east of I-280.

 A bill designed to alert police officers of motorists with communication problems may be passed by the state legislature this year, Representative Theresa Gavarone, R – Bowling Green, informed the Lake Township trustees Tuesday.
 Rep. Gavarone said H.B. 115 passed in the House of Representatives by a vote of 96-0 and has been referred to the Senate Government and Oversight and Reform Committee.
 She gave sponsor testimony to the senate committee in June.

 Proposals for establishing a case manager position to assist gifted students and to provide a program for online alternatives to the traditional educational setting were presented to the Benton-Carroll-Salem school board last week.
 Superintendent Guy Parmigian said he and the board have been discussing ways to better meet the needs of gifted students.

Northwood’s second feature film as part of its free “Movie in the Park” program will be on Saturday, Aug. 5 at 8:45 p.m. in Brentwood Park.
 
“Moana,” is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney Studios released last year that features Dwane Johnson. The film went on to gross over $642 million worldwide. It is the last Movie in the Park for this season. 

Oregon City Council on Monday voted 6-1 for a new three year contract with the Fraternal Order of Police, the union that represents the police department’s command officers.
 
The union consists of 10 command officers, including one lieutenant and nine sergeants. 
 
“It is the first of our negotiated contracts from different divisions in the city,” said Mayor Mike Seferian at a council meeting on July 24. 
 
The contract includes a pay raise of 3 percent retroactive to July 1 of this year, a raise of 2 ¾ percent starting July 1, 2018, and a 2 3/4 percent raise starting July 1, 2019. The contract will expire on June 30, 2020.

 

gun control

Should the U.S. tighten gun control laws in the wake of the mass shootings in Las Vegas?
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