Deerfield Township residents elected Laura Lindberg to its board of trustees, replacing incumbent Mark Bann, according to unofficial results of the Nov. 7 vote.
There were a number of levies seeking support from voters across Portage County. Overall, 16 of 17 passed, including all of the township and village-related levies and almost all of the school district ones, with the Ravenna schools being the notable exception.
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.
Voters easily passed the three county-wide levies on the ballot for Portage County residents.
Ohio voters strongly supported two contentious issues on the Nov. 7, 2023 ballot: Issue 1 on abortion rights and Issue 2 on the legalization of marijuana.
A bill introduced by a local Ohio lawmaker could cause a popular pornography website to go dark in Ohio, at least according to one news report.
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.
Portage County’s Board of Commissioners have budgeted up to $2 million dollars to modify a dam that’s not even in the county and that nobody really wants.
Three candidates are vying for the position of Deerfield Township trustee: Laura Lindberg, Stephanie Barringer and incumbent Mark Bann. One of them, Lindberg, in June settled a civil lawsuit accusing her of embezzling from her own mother’s estate, according to Portage County court records.
Village council recently passed legislation to extend the contract one more year from April 1, 2024, to March 31, 2025, for trash pickup and recycling for the village.
I wanted to take a moment to respond to the paid ad placed by John Kuhar in Wednesday’s digital edition. Throughout his “letter,” Mr. Kuhar touted a record of service for Kent residents, and prioritizing their safety. Unfortunately, Mr. Kuhar left a few details out.