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Marblehead Daze Pub and Art Crawl

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Marblehead Daze Pub and Art Crawl

Mike Roder (L), owner of the Catawba Island Brewery, and Matt Ritter (R), artist and Catawba Island Brewery employee, share a brew with a portrait of Frankenstein’s monster that Ritter...

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U.S. Gypsum makes recess colorful, fun a…

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U.S. Gypsum makes recess colorful, fun and educational in Oak Harbor

Employees hard at work painting the playground. The Intra-District Goals Committee for the B-C-S School District is thrilled to announce that a large-scale painting project was recently completed on the playground...

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Ohio and Michigan Senators urge NASA to …

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Ohio and Michigan Senators urge NASA to continue HAB project

With the growing threat of harmful algal blooms (HAB), United States Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Rob Portman (R-OH), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Gary Peters (D-MI) are urging the National Aeronautics...

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Compassionate Friends ‘Adopt a Highway’

The Compassionate Friends of Ottawa County recently signed up to help keep our highways clean through the Ohio Department of Transportation’s “Adopt A Highway” program.  Volunteer groups adopt a two mile section or an interchange along a State Route, United States Route or Interstate. The Compassionate Friends of Ottawa County adopted State Route 163 West from Route 2 for a two mile stretch to Lacarne.  

Groups who sign up with the program adopt for two years and pick up a minimum of four times each year. Participants in Adopt-A-Highway are volunteers and not paid to pick up litter. Groups can partner with others in adopting, but may not pay another group to pick up litter. The Department of Transportation provides safety training, trash bags, disposable safety vests and two signs to be used at the beginning of the two mile section. The only cost to each group is their time. The Compassionate Friends of Ottawa County’s Chapter Leader, Roseann Hickman, said “The parents of our organization are proud to be giving back to our communities that have given so much to us. Everything we do is for the memory of our children gone too soon.”


Board of Elections meeting

The Ottawa County Board of Elections will meet Friday, April 19, at 1:30 p.m. This is the board’s normal business meeting. It will be held in the conference room at the Board of Elections in the Veterans Memorial Building at  8444 West State Route 163, Oak Harbor.

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