Pierpont Township trustees make progress with a proposed sewer system

by Lauren Locke

PIERPONT – In hopes of making progress with a proposed sewer system, Pierpont Township trustees passed a resolution on Saturday, March 28, during a board meeting in order to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Ashtabula County commissioners for Pierpont Township.(From April 10 edition).

Colebrook Township trustees discuss roads, grants

by Lauren Locke

COLEBROOK – Information about roads, grants and other business was discussed by Colebrook Township trustees on Tuesday, March 24, during their monthly meeting.
According to Fiscal Officer John Dolan, the board approved the following resolutions:
• To advertise on Wednesday, April 15, for four miles of road chip and seal bids that will be opened on Tuesday, April 28.
• To pay monthly warrants 14187 through 14210, totaling $42,930.66
• To approve March financial reports.
It was also reported that one permit was issued in the zoning report, with several inquiries, along with a Colebrook Community Center Building permit.
In other business, it was noted that the NOPEC grants for 2020 were submitted. Trustees Ron Chutas and Edward Benton will be reviewing Storey Road with the county engineer regarding repairs. Dolan will be investigating grants to repair the cemetery head stones.
The township’s annual clean-up day has been postponed to a later date.
Colebrook Township trustees’ next board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28.

The Next Right Thing: Sweet Treats and Cool Eats opens for the season

by Lauren Locke

LINESVILLE – While their first day open to the public for the season on Friday, April 3, was much more distanced for The Next Right Thing: Sweet Treats and Cool Eats, at its location of 202 Penn Street in Linesville, Pa., owner Jaime Koontz is thankful to have the continual support from her local community. (From April 10 edition).

Grand Valley Girl Scout reaches out to the community with cookies and masks

by General

ROME – When 10-year-old Lily Ross, from Girl Scout Troop 80906 of Grand Valley, found out that all of her cookie booths had been canceled because of COVID-19, she decided to take selling into her own hands, by asking residents to donate cookies to local places where people work hard to protect others.

Andover residents start-up non-profit to make masks and shields for COVID-19

by General

ANDOVER – With what started as a couple of community members interested in Andover Public Library’s Maker Space Program is now serving a much-greater purpose thanks to Andover residents Brian, Cathy, Nate and Zach Morgret, Pete Hill, Lara Reibold and Carl Hopson, who recently started up the non-profit organization, “Pymatuning Fabrication Lab” in hopes of creating masks and visor/shields during the COVID-19 outbreak.