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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.
Frances S. Steube

Services held April 16 for city resident, public servant

Services will be held Wednesday, April 16, for Frances S. Steube, longtime Canal Winchester resident and public servant, and the woman for whom the city's community center is named.

Prosecutor mulls charges against former fair officer

David Brobst's lawyer said last week a "moment of weakness" caused by a cash-flow problem on his family's farm led his client to "loan" himself $211,755 between 2010 and 2012 from the Franklin County Agricultural Society while he served as its treasurer.

Garden sign-ups are on cities' spring calendar

With spring in full swing, community garden sign-ups are on the agenda in Groveport and Canal Winchester.

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.
Bed tax grants

Fund distribution, applications are likely to change

Tweaks to the way Canal Winchester's bed tax grants are awarded likely will mean less money for Destination: Canal Winchester and a more detailed application process overall.
Canal Winchester High School

Internships offer students real-world experience

Two new internship programs are giving Canal Winchester High School seniors a chance to test-drive possible career paths before they enter college.

Members ponder changes to council committees

All members of Canal Winchester City Council would sit on all committees under the terms of a change proposed by the rules committee at its March 31 meeting.

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