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Friday Jul 25 | Aurora Advocate

Aurora referendum petition fails; parking lot issue won't be on ballot

A referendum petition that would have allowed residents to vote on whether they wanted a new parking lot downtown has failed to gather enough valid signatures, according to the Portage County Board of Elections.

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Related Topix: Aurora, OH

Friday Jul 25 | Aurora Advocate

Hit-skip charge so far in Kent traffic death; investigation continues

A woman arrested for a July 17 hit-skip crash in downtown Kent has not been charged in connection with the related fatality, officials said.

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Related Topix: Kent, OH, Rootstown, OH

Friday Jul 25 | Recordpub.com

Marozzi opposes EPA plan for Portage waste

I am writing this letter to oppose the privatization of waste management services in Portage County.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Aurora Advocate

Aurora parking lot referendum petitions submitted; will be validated by Board of Elections

Referendum petitions that aim to halt the city's plans to construct a Town Center parking lot and remove a ballfield have been submitted to Town Hall, after which they will be handed over to the Portage County Board of Elections.

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Related Topix: Aurora, OH

Thegatewaynews.com

Carol Nutter honored for her 90th birthday with luncheon

A light luncheon recently was served in the sun room at the Gardens of the Western Reserve in Streetsboro in honor of Carol J. Nutter's 90th birthday.

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Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH

Cleveland.com

Cleveland man among duo accused in two Twinsburg Township burglaries

Two men are accused of breaking into two homes here and stealing a rifle and a car, among other items, and police in a nearby community arrested the two while burglarizing another home, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Twinsburg, OH, Aurora, OH

Thegatewaynews.com

Streetsboro to receive two mobile computers through Homeland Security grant

The city's police department will receive two mobile computer tablets for its police cruisers from a state Homeland Security grant.

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Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH

Aurora Advocate

Aurora Police Reports

Domestic violence: An near west side of Aurora man was charged with domestic violence July 12 after making threats toward his girlfriend.

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Related Topix: Aurora, OH, Moreland Hills, OH

Aurora Advocate

In The Portage County Region

Opponents of a $5 vehicle license fee increase in Portage County have come up short in the number of signatures required to put the issue to a referendum vote in November.

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Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH, Ravenna, OH, Mogadore, OH

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Thegatewaynews.com

Streetsboro drive at City Park to be repaired

The city will pay up to $15,500 to repair a drive at City Park that city officials say was damaged by large trucks carrying dirt from The Collection Auto Group's construction site on Route 14. City Council unanimously voted July 14 to approve repairs to the drive between Field No.

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Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Recordpub.com

'Pet'acular to bring furry friends to Family Days

One event at Streetsboro Family Days is making sure that all members of the family can participate -- including man's best friend.

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Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH

Recordpub.com

More musicians coming to Streetsboro Family Days

Been a Long Time, 4:30 p.m. July 24: Formed six years ago, the band tour Portage County area, playing hits from the '70s, '80s and '90s.

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Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH, Metal, Anthem, Rock-N-Roll

Recordpub.com

Board of DD to meet Wednesday

The Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the board room, at the Dennis M. Coble Administration Building, 2606 Brady Lake Road, Ravenna.

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Related Topix: Ravenna, OH

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Aurora Advocate

'Put Growth First' co-founder to address Portage TEA Party

The Portage County TEA Party announced that Jack Boyle, co-founder of Ohio based "Put Growth First," will be it's featured speaker at the groups monthly meeting July 23 at Maplewood Career Center, 7075 State Route 88 just North of Ravenna.

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Related Topix: Ravenna, OH

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Plain Dealer

Police stop car going 2 m.p.h. on Chillicothe Road: Russell Blotter

When asked if he was having mechanical trouble, the driver said he left a party earlier on his motorcycle and lost his cell phone.

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Related Topix: South Russell, OH

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Recordpub.com

Joseph Thorton found guilty of Windham Township murder

Joseph Thornton has been found guilty of murder in the shooting death of his nephew Jason Canan on Dec. 25, 2013 in Windham Township.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Ravenna, OH

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Aurora Advocate

Aurora Police Reports

Domestic violence, DUI: An Aurora woman was charged July 6 with domestic violence and driving under the influence after police said she assaulted four family members on Page Road.

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Related Topix: Aurora, OH, Chagrin Falls, OH

Aurora Advocate

In The Region

The Ohio Highway Patrol made 749 arrests for impaired driving and 318 for drug-related charges over the July 4 holiday weekend July 3-6.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Summit County, OH, Cleveland, OH

Thegatewaynews.com

Police Reports

Man charged with receiving stolen property: A 39-year-old Painesville man was charged with receiving stolen property June 20 at 9:52 a.m. on Route 303 after police caught him driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen in Lakewood.

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Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH

Aurora Advocate

Portage to celebrate in August

What's so special about Portage County? A group of residents who studied that question for months will show you, sponsoring a Portage County Celebration Week in August.

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Related Topix: Aurora, OH, Ravenna, OH

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