Charlestown will host its Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 1 at 1 p.m. at the Charlestown Township Park on Rock Spring Road. The Easter Bunny will make an appearance to officially begin the hunt. The children will have the opportunity to have their picture taken and receive a special gift from the Easter Bunny.
Best wishes are in order to Linda (Dreman) Dehaven who is retiring from her job as the custodian of Charlestown Town Hall.
This meeting began with interaction between the trustees and visitors at the meeting. Three people were introduced and spoke briefly with the trustees, often with the trustees asking specific questions of visitors or providing information to them.
“The present fire station is super old. Some of it dates back into the 1920s,” township Trustee Chris Diehl said. “The building is just getting dilapidated. Times are changing, and we need to have better living quarters for full-time firemen with separate bathrooms, showers and all of that stuff.”
The former Southeast High School principal and an academic adviser are no longer employed by the district after a district investigation found evidence of alleged “sexual misconduct” that did not involve students.
My home was full of Christmas joy Saturday night when Santa surprised five excited kids with a special visit. I was hosting a family dinner when, chauffeured by the Charlestown Volunteer Firefighters, Santa and Mrs. Claus rolled up in a fire truck with the lights flashing!
Charlestown's Trunk or Treat was a huge success and the weather was perfect. There was a record number of residents who decorated their trunks and handed out candy.
Fall is in the air, so that means it's time to talk about Halloween! Trunk or Treat will be Sunday, Oct. 30, from 2-4 p.m. at the township park. Those passing out candy are asked to arrive between 1:30 -1:45 p.m. to be set up by 2 p.m.
Portage County leaders are asking residents to fill out a survey about their home internet connection, hoping to learn — down to each household — who needs better broadband access.
Summary and transcript of the May 9, 2022, Charlestown Township Trustees meeting. Trustees discussed a variety of topics, including the cemetery, rescue plan money and a scam artist.
State Rep. Gail Pavliga has introduced legislation to construct a major airport and transportation hub north of Ravenna, with multiple high-speed rail lines connecting to cities throughout Northeast Ohio.
On Monday, we reported that the Stow Street bridge in Kent is being narrowed until county engineers have a chance to evaluate and possibly patch up some minor degradation. But the Stow Street span wasn’t the only roadway flagged in the Portage County Engineer’s Office’s annual inspection last fall.