The latest Water Quality Status Report released by Ohio Farm Bureau

by General

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Addressing the challenges that threaten water quality is an important priority for Ohio’s agriculture community. The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation has released a report detailing its efforts to ensure safe and healthy water for the state.

Wind turbine project scuttled by condition; LEEDCo files appeal

by Marian McMahon

PAINESVILLE – People are used to hearing about good news / bad news scenarios, but it’s disconcerting when the bad news nullifies the good news. That is the case with Icebreaker Wind, a proposed Great Lakes offshore wind energy project.

Lake County Landfill odors no longer such a smelly topic

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY – County Sanitary Engineer Randy Rothlisberger reported at the June 25 Board of Commissioners meeting that the odor problems at the Lake County Landfill has been pretty well cleared up.

Four students receive PASS scholarships

by Marian McMahon

PAINESVILLE – The Painesville Area Service Society (PASS) was formed in the fall of 2007 when Kiwanis Club of Painesville members decided to disband and re-form as a new nonprofit organization. The decision was made so their dues and other funds could be used to do more good locally rather than send so much in dues to Kiwanis International.

Madison Township Trustees approve midyear budget projection

by Gabriel McVey

MADISON TOWNSHIP – A preliminary budget proposal for 2021 was approved for submission to the Lake County Board of Commissioners during a June 9 meeting of the Madison Township Board of Trustees.
Fiscal Officer Terry Ditchcreek said all information the budget proposal is based on comes from the Lake County Auditor’s Office projections given to the township in August 2019.

Proposed zoning change in Concord Township approved

by Gabriel McVey

CONCORD TOWNSHIP – A proposed change to the Concord Township zoning map that would allow a proposed subdivision north of Colburn Road between Timberlane and Rainbow drives to move forward was approved after a public comment period prior to the June 17 meeting of the Concord Township Board of Trustees.

Good News Happens - Teen Volunteers

by Christine Price

Amidst all the stress, anxiety, craziness and bad news, my goal is to spotlight and share the good news in our community.