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Canal Winchester and Groveport

Cities anticipate more revenue and spending in 2016 budgets

Canal Winchester and Groveport officials are preparing for the new year by approving appropriation budgets for 2016.
Madison Township Fire Department

Officials expect to see new fire truck delivered in spring

The Madison Township Fire Department moved up its timeline for replacing an aging fire truck.
Charity Newsies

Extra, extra! Group's newspaper sale set Dec. 12

It will be a familiar sight for central Ohioans: Charity Newsies volunteers will hit the streets Dec. 12 to raise money to help clothe Franklin County's school-age children in need.

City asked to provide more data about water quality

Canal Winchester city council member-elect Mike Walker followed up his campaign promises by suggesting the city provide more timely information regarding water quality improvements.

Aqua Ohio: 'Flushable' items can block sewer lines

Some Madison Township residents learned the hard way last month that items marked "flushable" frequently are not. A sanitary sewer overflow occurred recently behind residences and a school near the Blacklick Estates water treatment plant.

Despite setbacks, band keeps pumping out oldies

Gas Pump Jockeys, the local oldies band, could just as easily have gone the way of gas-pump jockeys, the job: fading into the past.

Coming up

Lithopolis Pet Parade, 2 p.m. Dec. 5. Pets of all shapes and sizes and their owners are invited to participate in the annual Pet Parade with Santa, with free pictures to follow. For more details call 614-837-4705.

College notes

Canal Winchester area students who received degrees at Kent State University's 2015 summer commence-ment ceremony are Sharon Myers, bachelor's degree, and Hannah Spicer, master's degree.
Operation Evergreen

Trees carry messages of hope and home to troops overseas

Volunteers lovingly tucked ornaments, notes and cards around 100 fragrant Fraser firs and white pine trees last week, hoping to put a smile on a soldier's face by sending holiday cheer from home through Operation Evergreen.

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