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A significant harmful algal bloom has spread in Lake Erie, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), reported on Aug. 14.

A settlement agreement between the Woodmore school board and a teacher has been reached with board members approving the agreement during their Aug. 15 meeting.
Under the agreement, Megan Sander will be issued a three-year contract. 

An Aug. 14 barn fire on N. River Road, Pemberville, remains under investigation.
The Pemberville-Freedom Fire Department was alerted to the blaze shortly before 10 p.m. and assisted by crews from departments from Bradner, Wayne and Center, Troy and Woodville townships.
Crews were at the scene for approximately six hours.
It is the third barn fire in the Pemberville area in two months.

A columbarium will be installed in the Lake Township Cemetery next month, Ron Hanely, cemetery sexton, reported Tuesday to the township trustees.
 
Hanely said the site for the 48-niche columbarium has been prepared and Franklin Monument Co. will complete the installation “some time in September.”

Four residents of Bailey Road in Lake Township voiced concerns Tuesday to the township trustees about the impact of a growing pile of leaves and other lawn debris at a parcel along Woodville Road.
 
The residents said they feared the large pile wasn’t being worked properly for compost and were concerned the property owner doesn’t have a suitable drainage system in place.

 

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