The bridge by the corner of Newton Falls Road and Holcomb Road has been closed by Portage County until a new bridge is built. Brick barriers were put up on both sides.
Paris Township will hold its annual “Breakfast with Buddy” – Buddy the Elf – from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Shearer Community Center at 9355 Newton Falls Rd.
Voters in the Southeast Local Schools district will not see Issue 26 on the November ballot after a unanimous Oct. 9 decision by the district’s board of education.
The Rootstown Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at NEOMED at 4209 state Route 44. There will be some 40 vendors showcasing their businesses and passing out candy. There will also be a Trunk-or-Treat and a Touch-a-Truck with the fire department, service department and sheriff’s office.
Paris Township contracted Davey Tree to remove 10 trees on Gilbert Road that were causing much havoc — including downed power lines — with the recent bad storms. The cost of the project is $7,200.
Southeast teachers have reached a tentative agreement with the district’s board of education, averting a strike that could have had district students starting the year with substitute teachers.
Teachers in the Southeast Local School District have authorized their union leadership to issue a 10-day strike notice if a bargaining session set for Aug. 9 doesn’t get them closer to their requests for better working conditions.
Rootstown is in the process of improving its two parks, Rootstown Township Park and Gracie Fields. The township will use federal grant money it received to put a sewer through Township Park by the pavilion so it can install restrooms.