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City utility rates

Slight increases coming to water, sewer bills

Westerville residents will be looking at minimal cost increases to water and sewer services as well as a drop in solid waste collection and disposal costs in 2015.

Crowe receives OSBA all-Ohio award posthumously

In front of 10,000 of her former peers, longtime Westerville school board member Cindy Crowe was posthumously honored with the Ohio School Boards Association's most coveted award.

Blendon Township hosts heroin information forum

As communities throughout central Ohio encounter a growing influx of heroin, Blendon Township is joining the ranks of those choosing to educate their residents rather than ignore the issue.

Caring & Sharing gears up for Holiday Project

The requests are coming in. Now begins the work to meet them.

Central moves on in state playoffs

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College notes

Jennah Rawenah of Westerville has been awarded the 2014 Society of Women Engineers Turner Construction Company Scholarship. Rawenah is a sophomore civil engineering major at Ohio University's Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology.

City crews take season's first snowfall in stride

After his first snow as Westerville Public Service Director, Kevin Weaver says he's happy with the early indications of how his workforce handled a mid-November snowfall on the morning of Monday, Nov. 17.

Westerville boasts 5-star library for 5th straight year

For the fifth year in a row, the Westerville Public Library was named a five-star library in the November issue of the Library Journal.

TIF would extend Hoff Road west of State, toward Westar

Westerville staff has proposed the creation of a Tax Increment Financing district at the Dill-Perkins project along the west side of State Street, north of County Line Road, to help fund an extension of Hoff Road.

Year-long project to create new restaurant nears finish

In the midst of a restaurant boom in Uptown, Greek business partners Orion Trifoni and Ilias Strovolidis are nearing the opening of Koble Greek-Italian Grill at 7 N. State St.
Police beat

Westerville: Resident reports multiple break-ins -- with nothing stolen

Westerville police were called to investigate a resident's report that someone had been in her house in the 200 block of Mary Avenue multiple times without stealing anything.

Theater productions to benefit Honor Flight

Proceeds from two Westerville theatrical events in November will benefit Honor Flight, celebrating veterans with paid trips and tours of Washington, D.C.
Police beat

Westerville: Teacher reports man exposed himself outside office

A teacher at a business in the 600 block of Park Meadow Road reported to Westerville police that a man exposed himself outside the facility on the evening of Nov. 3.

Westerville's Troop 64 is veritable Eagles nest

Only a small percentage of Boy Scouts attain the rank of Eagle Scout but one Westerville Boy Scout troop is bucking the trend.

Mark Twain Elementary to celebrate 40th birthday

Quite a bit has changed at Mark Twain Elementary School over the last four decades, and administrators at the Westerville school say that change should be celebrated.

Spreading 'positive truth' is exchange student's goal

Pakistani exchange student Ali Akmal Chaudhry believes many Americans have the wrong idea about his home country.

Car crashes into rear of Roush Hardware

Days after a woman drove into the back of Roush Hardware at 609 S. State St., the reason for the crash is still uncertain.

College notes

* Courtney Jones has been named to the summer 2014 dean's list at Carleton College. Jones, a graduate of Westerville Central High School, is the daughter of Hugh Jones and Patricia Jones.

8 State restaurant hopes to clear city hurdles, open Dec. 8

For the first time since the historic State Theater closed its doors in 1975, movie posters will soon be hanging on the walls of 8 N. State St. in Uptown Westerville.

Canding & Sharing announces holiday schedule

Planning for Westerville Caring & Sharing's 2014 Holiday Project is underway. The goal of the program is to provide all Westerville students, families and senior citizens who might otherwise not be remembered during the Christmas season with items from their wish lists and, if funds allow, a gift card.

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