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Sheffield Lake weighs trying special election for tax levy

Sheffield Lake firefighters stand outside a home after a fire on Oct. 23. The city's full-time Fire Department will be disbanded after voters rejected a levy. CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

SHEFFIELD LAKE — A decision whether to hold a special election to try to pass a 0.5 percent income tax increase may come in January. Mayor Dennis Bring said after Tuesday’s City Council meeting that he wants to evaluate whether there is enough support for the levy to justify spending about $8,000 for a special Read More…

Do you know about Issue 6 on the Elyria ballot this November?

ELYRIA – For many voters, election day will be the first time they will learn that the city also hopes to change the city charter to define a municipal election to include both primary and general elections. City Council placed the issue on the November ballot as a safeguard in case Issue 5, which deals Read More…

Mandel visits North Ridgeville Schools, discusses merits of revised state program

Josh Mandel (AP photo)

Great visit to N Ridgeville schools who invested $9M in STAR Plus program. Andrea Vance is a hard-working principal! pic.twitter.com/7ZCvEkeDtl — Josh Mandel (@JoshMandelOhio) August 28, 2013 NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Earlier this month the city’s school district began to make use of a revised state program that enables schools, cities and other governmental subdivisions to Read More…