The Mantua Township Service Department has begun winter season preparations. Trucks have been serviced for cold weather, snow removal equipment has been cleaned and prepped, salt spreaders have been readied and fitted onto removal equipment, and tires and brakes are good to go.
The Village of Hiram is considering installing traffic cameras for speeding vehicles. The chief of the Hiram Police Department is looking to other communities that have these cameras to see how they are working.
The Freedom Community Park Boosters will host their Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Freedom Town Hall and Pavilion at 8966 state Route 700.
A Freedom Township woman is suing to shut down the dog training business next door to her house, calling it a nuisance and seeking $20,000 plus punitive damages.
Freedom Township residents may gain curbside recycling services through the county recycling center.
Freedom Township’s historic one-room school house is in line for a makeover.
Garrettsville Summerfest 2023 will take place Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25. The annual event will kick off at 6:30 p.m. Friday with the festival commencement and grand marshal presentation to Mark Apple and Summerfest sponsor Daystar Ford.
Mantua’s Triple Trail Fest will be held from 3:30-9:30 p.m. on Friday, June 2 and from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 3 on the Headwaters, Buckeye and Cuyahoga River Water Trails.
Portage County’s Board of Commissioners learned in February that the federal government was cutting SNAP’s Emergency Allotment program at the end of the month. Appalled, they took matters into their own hands.
The Village of Hiram proposed a resolution that would make the use of cell phones (actually holding a phone to one’s ear) and computers while driving a minor misdemeanor for the first offense.