Among those votes were several surprises, ranging from the removal of several longtime elected officials, failed school levies, and the election of a township trustee who had been found guilty of embezzlement.
Deerfield Township residents elected Laura Lindberg to its board of trustees, replacing incumbent Mark Bann, according to unofficial results of the Nov. 7 vote.
Mantua Mayor Linda Clark and Hiram Mayor Lou Bertrand will turn over the keys of their respective village halls after over a decade of service, according to the unofficial results of the Nov. 7 election.
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.
Mayor Linda Clark faces challenges by Nicko Koutavas and Village Council President Tammy Meyer.
Township resident Paul Moore is challenging Trustee John Festa for the position of Mantua Township trustee in the November 2023 race.
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.
CT Consultants, Mantua’s engineering firm for over 20 years, has severed its relationship with the village, citing unspecified mistreatment of its employees.