Streetsboro City Council on Feb. 26 approved a $6,495 contract with Rock The House Entertainment Group to provide a temporary stage for this year’s Streetsboro Family Days celebration. The previous stage was dismantled about five years ago when it fell into disrepair.
In her 11th State of the City address, Aurora Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin celebrated a decade of accomplishments and looked forward to even more.
As one of two headliners at Aurora’s Feb. 21 State of the City event, Aurora schools Superintendent Michael Roberto highlighted the district’s achievements and looked forward to even more.
Aurora City Council on Feb. 26 granted a four-year, $200,000 tax credit to Atlas Cinema Barrington LLC, which is soon to open a 10-screen movie theater in Barrington Plaza.
Mogadore Village Council will be bringing legislation to take bids for the replacement of water lines, sanitary sewer lines and new pavement for sidewalks for the Herbert Street extension between Marion Avenue and Meadowridge Road and also for Meadowridge Road from Herbert Street south to the Springfield Township line.
A Portage County judge has dealt a blow to Kent’s housing code, calling at least part of it “unconstitutional.” This time, the target is a prohibition against landlords renting to more than two unrelated people.
Poised to disband the Kent Architectural Review Board on Feb. 21, city council instead unanimously decided to further debate the matter.
Kent is poised to disband the city’s Architectural Review Board, in past years a source of consternation to some local entrepreneurs. Formal debate on the matter will begin during council’s regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21.
The 2024 State of the City Luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21 at The Bertram Inn Hotel & Conference Center at 600 N. Aurora Rd.
The Portage County Board of Elections is looking for civic minded citizens who would like to be a part of democracy in action and serve as Precinct Election Officials for the March 19, 2024 Primary Election.
Portage County’s representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives joined the majority Jan. 31 in passing a bipartisan tax package that would include a child tax credit expansion.