Issue 29: Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities, renewal tax levy (combining two levies), programs and services, 2.9 mills for 10 years commencing in 2024, first due in calendar year 2025.
Issue 30: Replacement tax levy, programs and services, 1 mill for 10 years commencing in 2024, first due in calendar year 2025.
County residents who find themselves with hard-to-recycle items now have another local option.
Serious toxic mushroom exposures are on the rise across Ohio, including Portage County, the Portage County Health District said earlier this week.
Participants in Saturday’s drug march gathered in front of the Portage County courthouse to pray, enjoy refreshments, and hear speakers....
University Hospitals has relocated its urgent care facility in Kent from its home near the corner of state routes 261 and 43 to the building on East Main Street anchored by a Starbucks.
Seeing fewer fireflies this year? If you are, there could be many reasons for it, only one of which is completely normal and natural.
The Feb. 9 coroner’s report is brief. Remains belonging to a “John Doe” had been found in the woods by 408 Devon Place, site of University Hospitals medical facilities and a nearby Bob Evans restaurant. No trauma or suspected cause of death could be identified.
The Rev. Carl Kish is being honored with a retirement reception on Sunday, June 25, beginning with celebration of Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Robert Bellarmine Church in Cortland. The reception will follow from noon to 4 p.m. After 61 years as a priest in the Diocese of Youngstown, Rev. Kish is retiring on July 1. Friends and former parishioners are all invited to attend.
The Portage County Solid Waste Management District will make its last scheduled Kent rounds this week and pick up residents’ recycling bins immediately after emptying them. Republic Services, which already provides trash collection to Kent, will begin dispersing its recycling totes this week and assures residents that its collection days will remain the same.