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        Public meetings to discuss the state’s draft plan to reduce phosphorus from entering Lake Erie have been scheduled for Sept. 12 and 13.

        The Ohio Lake Erie Commission released the draft, which includes a goal of reducing phosphorus loading into the lake by 40 percent by 2025.

        Construction of a new Habitat for Humanity home in the Village of Walbridge is set to begin in April 2018.

        Walbridge mayor Ed Kolanko and Mark Ohashi, executive director of the Habitat for Humanity of Wood County, completed the deed transfer last week of a parcel on Guy Street in the village.

        Habitat has announced it will construct a single-family home on the lot.

        The Electric Auto Association of Northwest Ohio will hold its fourth annual National Drive Electric Week Ride-and-Drive event Sept. 9 at the Town Center at Levis Commons, Perrysburg.

        Trevor Johnson, of Port Clinton, has been appointed director of the newly-formed Drug Addiction  Response Team (DART) in Ottawa County.

        James VanEerten, county prosecutor, announced the hiring last month after the prosecutor’s office  cited the need for additional resources to battle the opiate epidemic in Ohio.

        For those who drive down Pickle Road in Oregon, seeing the Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School and Saint Kateri Catholic Academy sign in the schools’ front lawn is a familiar sight.

        However, for a brief period on the morning of Thursday, Aug. 31, the sign was covered with red cloth. School President Father Eric Schild and Principal Kevin Parkins held a press conference on this morning to officially unveil the academy’s name revision: Cardinal Stritch Catholic Academy.

 

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