Commissioners execute Spire agreement

by Stefanie Wessell

JEFFERSON - Perhaps the final piece of the puzzle for the Spire matter was placed on Friday, Nov. 9, as the Ashtabula County commissioners executed the agreement created by state legislation specifically relating to Spire’s tax situation.

Junior Achievement volunteers honored

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As a part of Junior Achievement’s 100th anniversary celebration, area offices have the opportunity to recognize that truly extraordinary volunteer for their support of Junior Achievement’s mission with the JA Centennial Leadership Award.

Board of DD renewal levy passes

by Stefanie Wessell

ASHTABULA COUNTY - This election saw a much different reaction from Ashtabula County Board of Developmental Disabilities officials and supporters than last November.
Last November, voters failed to approve an increase to the Board of DD operating levy.

Specht beats two opponents in Eastern County Court judgeship race

by Doris Cook

JEFFERSON - Republican candidate Harold E. Specht Jr. won the three-way race for the Eastern County Court judgeship in the Nov. 6th general election. Specht garnered 7,892 total unofficial votes (47.70 percent), beating Democrat candidate Virginia K. Miller and Independent candidate Michael A. Hiener.

Voters turn down county-wide Issue 3 Special Education Levy

by Doris Cook

JEFFERSON - The Ashtabula County Schools Financing District special education levy, which would have supported the education and related services for Happy Hearts students, lost at the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 6, during the general election.