2007-03-03 E-Edition

Letters to the Editor



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Tax help available



BUCKEYE LAKE – AARP offers free tax preparation and electronic filing is available to all taxpayers with low to moderate income. Appointments are encouraged. AARP tax services available at Zerger Hall, 745 E. Main St. Newark, (740) 345-0821 daily Monday thru Friday and at LEADS-Buckeye Lake (740) 928-4481 each Monday.

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Maple Syrup Madness- Saturday, February 24 – Saturday, March 10, 2007, 10am – 5pm, daily except Sunday, 1 – 5pm, From treetop to tabletop, the history of syrup production is fascinating. The Maple Trail will lead curious hikers from the shelter house to the Log Cabin where they’ll finda […]

Telephone tax refund available



WASHINGTON – This year, telephone customers can request a one-time refund of taxes they paid on long-distance and bundled telephone service. Individuals, businesses and tax-exempt organizations can request this refund as a credit on their 2006 federal income tax returns. Over 146 million individuals and more than 14 million businesses and tax-exempt organizations are expected to request the refund. This […]

Planning Commission recommends zoning change



By Scott Rawdon B U C K E Y E L A K E – Developers of a proposed Buckeye Lake subdivision are one step closer to receiving a zoning change for the development’s property, but there are still many steps before any ground is broken. F e b . 2 0 , t h e B u c k […]

Beaver Run to close



JACKSONTOWN – Beaver Run Road, between Ohio 79 and Thornville Drive, will close Monday, March 5 as part of the Thornwood Dirve connector road project already under construction. The closure will allow relocation of 3,000 feet of railroad track and construction of a cul-de-sac just west of Ohio 79. That portion of Beaver Run will be closed through the end […]

Thornville administrator resigns



THORNVILLE- Thornville Village Administrator Josh Eg g l e s t o n s u bmi t t e d h i s resignation to the Thornville Village Council Monday night, effective Wednesday, April 4. He’s held the village administrator position for 14 months, and it is his first position in public management. In a statement to council, Eggleston said, […]

Trustees present firecontract to village



By Charles Prince MILLERSPORT – Walnut Township Trustees didn’t want to talk about a firecontract with the Village of Millersport at their Tuesday night meeting. The agenda stated there would be no discussion of the firecontract. True to their word, trustees unanimously approved the contract without comment or discussion and signed it. Millersport officials got their first look at the […]

Hebron is taking another look at a firedistrict



HEBRON – Village council members invited Union Township Trustees to their combined committees meeting Monday night to discuss a potential firedistrict. Village Administrator Mike McFarland said part of the drive to look again at a district is the expectation that state legislators will cut local government funds. Part of the justificationfor the cut, he added, is to end duplication of […]


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