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City's license tax will increase to $20 in 2015

Canal Winchester City Council unanimously approved an increase in the motor vehicle license tax April 7, joining the majority of municipalities in Franklin and Fairfield counties charging the maximum allowed by law.

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Council OKs release of funds for water plant

After several setbacks, Groveport will be moving forward with the construction of a new water treatment facility, likely to be completed by the summer of 2015.

City leaders recall Steube's no-nonsense style

Family and friends, along with Canal Winchester residents and civic and business leaders, came together last week to honor Frances Steube, an iconic figure in town who was "without peer."

Farmer says mulch company is dumping on her land

Madison Township farmer Kathleen Walsh says she's turned to goat-herding to overcome long-term unemployment, but due to a dispute with neighbor Ohio Mulch, her new pastures aren't looking very green.
Canal Winchester school levy

Supporters plan education night, literature drop

Members of the Canal Winchester school levy campaign committee are trying to make each second count to get enough "yes" voters out May 6 to pass a five-year, $5.83-million substitute emergency renewal levy.

Preliminary hearing set April 25 in murder case

Madison Township resident Gary A. Ritter is scheduled for a preliminary hearing in Franklin County Municipal Court Friday, April 25, on a murder charge in connection with the stabbing death of his mother.

Sold-out Harlem Wizards game was a slam-dunk

The Harlem Wizards' basketball game against a team of local volunteers was a slam-dunk for the community as far as Canal Winchester Rotary Club member Brent Foley is concerned.

City will renegotiate contract for police service

Canal Winchester City Council agreed April 7 to follow a recommendation from the finance director and renegotiate a contract with the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office to provide police service.
Groveport Madison schools

Online materials may replace science textbooks

Groveport Madison students could be ditching their science textbooks for electronic versions if a new science curriculum is approved at the April 23 school board meeting.

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