Bill would ease consequences of not taking PARCC exams

H.B. 7 grants students safe harbor from any consequences if they do not take PARCC this year. However, we still need Senate passage for it to become law.
Grove City

Demorest-Alkire roundabout would be a waste of money

In regards to the proposed roundabout at the intersection of Demorest and Alkire roads: This is a blatant waste of taxpayer money.

In protecting area's ravines, CAC must learn from the past

The Clintonville Area Commission's response to their displeasure and that of concerned local environmentalists over recent commercial developments in ravine areas is encouraging.

Missteps abound as Raising Cane's rises on High Street

We don't need Raising Cane's to raise Cain in Clintonville.

Old Worthington needs pocket park, not condos

We do not need any more apartments or condos in Old Worthington.

Pocket park would be good near Lodge site

Regarding the proposed Showe redevelopment of the Masonic property, I think the city should develop a so-called vest pocket park on the eastern vacant lot on New England Avenue.
Westerville, Delaware County

Tell your legislators: Independent contractors needed in care of developmentally disabled

I am writing to the voters and families of Delaware County as a concerned parent and board member of the Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities regarding the governor's proposed 2015-16 budget, specifically the initiative to phase out Independent Providers for Medicaid Waiver services by 2019.

CAC should revisit idea of Bethel-Morse connector

Among the problems that should be uppermost in the minds of the CAC is the construction of the Bethel Road connector from Bethel Road to High Street and Morse Road.

City's problems here to stay without change in direction

I don't know what world Mayor Maggard lives in.

Kasich's plan is bad in at least three ways for Worthington schools

As I read the daily press reports, three proposals in Kasich's budget will affect the Worthington school district this way: