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Groveport Heritage Society presentation

Canal cook 'Evie' will discuss life on the water

The Groveport Heritage Society will play host to an historic guest when they celebrate "Canal Life" at its March 31 Town Hall program.

City project requires unexpected purchase of property

Canal Winchester will pay $10,000 to buy land officials thought the city already owned in order to keep construction of a new Public Works facility on schedule.

Toledo named to school district curriculum post

The principal of Winchester Trail Elementary School will be the next director of curriculum and instruction for the Canal Winchester school district, effective Aug. 1.

Coming up

Groveport Heritage and Preservation Society, program centered on life during the Canal period of the 1830s, 7 p.m. March 31, at Groveport Town Hall, third floor, 648 Main St. The program will begin with the film Ditches to Destiny, which gives an overview of the construction and workings of the Ohio canal. The presentation of "Pink Teas and Frying Pans: A Cook's Life on the Canal" will follow. A local resident will portray what life was like on a canal boat. It is part of the Echoes in Time series from the Ohio History Connection and should last about 30 to 40 minutes with a question and answer period at the conclusion. Refreshments will be provided.

New company hired to mow township cemeteries

Madison Township trustees approved a new 2015 cemetery mowing contract last week after some debate over whether to bring the work back in-house as a cost-saving measure.

City will investigate water-quality complaints

Canal Winchester resident Linda Kletrovets took city officials to task over water-quality issues at the March 16 Canal Winchester City Council meeting.
Groveport Madison schools

Two finalists to be interviewed for treasurer's post

The Groveport Madison Board of Education will interview two finalists March 31 in choosing the district's next treasurer.

Immunization clinic set up for children

Franklin County Public Health will offer childhood immunizations by appointment only at a clinic set for 9:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 17 at the Canal Winchester Community Center, 22 S. Trine St.

Prescription drug drop-off day set for April 25

Prescription Drug Collection Day is scheduled for April 25, with several drop-off locations. The Canal Winchester collection will be held at the Diley Ridge Medical Center parking lot, 7911 Diley Road. Canal Winchester, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Stivers seeks entries for art competition

U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers (R - Upper Arlington) invites high school students from Ohio's 15th Congressional District to participate in the 2015 Congressional Art Competition.

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