More Canal Winchester News
COTA Park and Ride
A plan for a new COTA Park and Ride lot in Canal Winchester will get a public hearing, along with City Council's consideration, after the city's Planning and Zoning denied a rezoning request.
The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission has released its Top 40 Regional High-Crash Intersection report, with a handful of Canal Winchester-area intersections making the 2011-13 list.
Canal Winchester schools
Canal Winchester Superintendent Jim Sotlar told the school board Monday, Oct. 20, that the Ohio General Assembly should be fighting a battle against the state's high-stake testing -- not against the Ohio Department of Education's Common Core standards.
Canal Winchester officials have decided not to act on a petition from residents of John Drive who requested the city alter parking restrictions put in place earlier this year.
As the year winds down, officials in Canal Winchester are considering several contract renewals for city services.
Social media threat
The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office is expected to file delinquency-related charges against eight or nine Canal Winchester High School students for allegedly helping to spread rumors on social media that a student planned to bring a gun to the school.
Groveport and Madison Township residents complained to two separate sets of elected officials last week about the traffic speed, congestion and noise that accompany increasing development in their communities.
Deal with ODNR
As Groveport officials continue to work through residents' concerns related to city ponds, a new 10-year agreement with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources is aimed at alleviating some of the city's responsibilities.