Mentor gas line rupture causes traffic problems

by Glen Miller

MENTOR - Hundreds of motorists we’re forced to detour around the intersection of Center Street and Tyler Boulevard March 11 after an excavation crew installing new street lights accidentally hit and ruptured an underground gas line, causing a major gas leak.

Perry Public Library seeks levy renewal

by Gabriel McVey

PERRY – The Perry Public Library is asking residents on March 17 to renew its 0.75-mill tax levy, originally passed in 2015, to support programs offered there.

Future of Willoughby-Eastlake schools is in passage of Issue 1

by Gail Stuehr

EASTLAKE – The future of the Willoughby-Eastlake Schools and its more than 8,000 students is on the line with Issue I on the March 17 ballot. The Willoughby-Eastlake School District serves students from Eastlake, Timberlake, Lakeline, Willoughby, Willoughby Hills, Willowick and part of Waite Hill.

Fairport Harbor School District asks for emergency levy to offset rising costs

by Gabriel McVey

FAIRPORT HARBOR – The Fairport Harbor Exempted Village School District is asking voters for passage of a five-year, $250,000 emergency levy to help offset rising expenses in the district associated with declining enrollment, rising healthcare costs, and a higher ratio of students deemed special needs.

Signature Health opening new men’s home in Mentor for those battling substance abuse

by Submitted

MENTOR - Cleveland-based Signature Health, a community health care agency providing primary medical care, mental health, and substance abuse services, is opening a new men’s residential home for those struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Located at 7621 Mentor Ave., the C.H. Everett Clinic, named after founding Signature Health Board Member Chandler Everett, will help men aged 18 and over on their road to sobriety. The new home will officially be open to the public on Monday, April 6.

New Homecare Program offered for Lake County seniors through Council on Aging

by Submitted

MENTOR - Seniors living in Lake County who need assistance with personal care, bathing, meal prep, light housecleaning, laundry and other essential tasks now have a new option for assistance if they meet eligibility requirements. This nonmedical program, administered through the Lake County Council on Aging, currently has several openings available for seniors, ages 60 and over.