G-TV Fate Depends on Chardon Council Payments

February 21, 2024 by Amy Patterson

Chardon City Council agreed Feb. 8 to hold a public comment session at their March 7 tax budget hearing on whether to discontinue paying cable franchise fees to local access provider Geauga-TV.

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S. Russell Mayor, Flaiz Butt Heads Over Latkovic Departure

February 21, 2024 by Ann Wishart

The decision not to reappoint Steve Latkovic to the South Russell Village Planning Commission was no surprise, said planning commission member and Geauga County Prosecutor Jim Flaiz.

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Middlefield Planning Commission to Study Limits on Dispensaries

February 21, 2024 by Staff Report

Middlefield Village Council decided Feb. 8 to ask the village planning commission to study the state law regarding marijuana dispensaries before making a decision on legislation.

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Commissioners to Seek Project Funding through Ohio Senate Capital Budget

February 21, 2024 by Brian Doering

Geauga County Commissioners Ralph Spidalieri, Jim Dvorak and Tim Lennon could be looking into funding county projects through the Ohio Senate Capital Budget.

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Kirtland ‘Melonheads’ Make the Movies

February 20, 2024 by Allison Wilson

For generations, people around Northeast Ohio have traveled to Kirtland to hunt the mysterious melonheads supposedly haunting Wisner Road.

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Russell Trustees Ban Adult Use Cannabis Operators

February 20, 2024 by Allison Wilson

Following discussion at two prior meetings, Russell Township Trustees officially voted to ban adult use cannabis operators at their Feb. 15 meeting. 

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Morrissette Trial Set for April 16

February 19, 2024 by Brian Doering

Brandon Morrissette, 18, the West Geauga High School student accused of bringing a gun to school last year with plans to kill several students, is set to appear before Geauga County Common Pleas Judge Carolyn Paschke for his jury trial at 8 a.m. April 16.

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Chardon Schools ‘Restricted’ on Details in Murray Investigation

February 15, 2024 by Cassandra Shofar

On the heels of Chardon High School Principal Doug Murray abruptly resigning after an internal investigation showed he altered student academic records, Chardon Schools Board of Education released an official statement Feb. 15 updating the community on the matter.

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Commissioners Sign CDBG Grant Agreement 

February 15, 2024 by Brian Doering

Geauga County Commissioners Ralph Spidalieri, Jim Dvorak and Tim Lennon put their pens to paper Jan. 30 to approve Ohio Development Services Agency funding under the Community Development Block Grant Program.

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City Council Accepts Willo Tree Preliminary Plans

February 15, 2024 by Allison Wilson

Following Chardon Planning Commission’s recommendation, Chardon City Council voted to accept preliminary plans to develop land near Meadowlands Drive by Willo Tree Development Inc. at their Feb. 8 meeting.

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