More Canal Winchester News

Officials regrouping after OPWC rejects request

City officials are trying to determine their next step after learning that Canal Winchester will not receive state funds to improve the intersection of Gender and Groveport roads.

Parking banned on hydrant side of Dorchester St.

Groveport City Council voted unanimously last week to follow the recommendation of the Madison Township fire chief and restrict parking on Dorchester Street.
Canal Winchester High School

AC project will cost district $813,000

The Canal Winchester Board of Education voted unanimously Jan. 12 to pay Brewer-Garrett nearly $813,000 to replace the high school air conditioning unit and to add air conditioning to the 1976 wing of the building.

Coming up

Violet Township Women's League, meeting and game night, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 27 at the American Legion Hall, 7725 Refugee Road, Pickerington. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Pizza will be included. Participants are asked to bring hats, gloves, mittens and scarves for the charitable donation of the month, benefiting Fairfield County Family Services. For more information go to, email vtwl07@gmail. com or call Linda Fersch at 614-397-8434.
Groveport Madison

School board approves two construction contracts

Groveport Madison school officials approved two more construction contracts at the first school board meeting of the year Jan. 14, keeping the district on target for building a new high school.

Variance extended so AEP can complete project

Groveport City Council agreed Jan. 12 to extend a temporary use variance for a lot on Hamilton Road so AEP Ohio can complete installation of new utility poles in the city.

Williams hired to fill post as city's finance specialist

The city of Canal Winchester has hired a new finance specialist to replace retired Finance Assistant Grace North, expanding the position's duties to meet the additional responsibilities of the growing city.

A helping hand

Park and Ride

Council approves rezoning for COTA project

Canal Winchester City Council unanimously approved a contentious rezoning request Jan. 5 that will allow the Central Ohio Transit Authority to take the next step toward building a new Park and Ride.

Military news

Army Pfc. Cedric S. Roberson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

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