BAINBRIDGE — Kelly Clark, owner of Kelly’s Working Well Farm, said that her establishment remains in “limbo” when it comes to making the required repairs to safety and fire violations. With the public hearing that was originally slated for tonight (Thursday) now postponed to March, the clock…
There is a gem in Bainbridge Township’s town center, and many who pass by every day are not aware it exists. It is the historic Bissell-Tucek House, and it is occupied by a museum created by the Bainbridge Historical Society.
BAINBRIDGE — River Road Park is one step closer to getting new playground equipment as the township trustees gave the OK Monday night to move forward with fundraising toward a quote from Snider Recreation, Inc.
BAINBRIDGE — Kelly’s Working Well Farm appealed numerous health and safety citations to the Ohio Board of Building Appeals from the Bainbridge Fire Department, but was met with a denial during the Jan. 16 public hearing in Ashland. The farm will have six months to resolve the citations befor…
BAINBRIDGE — A Solon company is beginning to draft plans for housing, retail and other development on the former Geauga Lake amusement park site. But first, the developer needs to resolve zoning issues.
Visitors will soon have a much easier time finding the Bainbridge Historical Society with the proposal of a new sign to match its neighboring township buildings.
Kenston appeared to be the lone boys hoops team capable of giving defending Western Reserve Conference champion Brush (10-4, 7-0) a run for its money this season.
Kenston 138-pound junior Maison Benz and 145-pound senior Nick Nastasi rolled with some of Ohio’s best and brought home a pair of thirds during the 33rd Bill Dies Tournament Friday and Saturday at Akron Firestone.
BAINBRIDGE — Township trustees last week approved the establishment of two new tax incremental finance districts along the East Washington Street corridor in the township as well as the establishment of a township public improvement tax increment equivalent fund. The goal of the tax incremen…
It was standing room only at the Bainbridge Board of Zoning Appeals public hearing last week. On the Dec. 19 agenda was Chagrin Valley School at Kelly’s Working Well Farm, whose owners stated that Zoning Inspector Karen Endres had erred in revoking the organization’s conditional-use permit f…
The Hubs Square Dancing Club started in the late 1980s in Bainbridge, and they have been dancing ever since. And those who dance say square dancing is not only good exercise, but also challenges the mind.
Residents would likely recommend the Kenston Local School District to a friend. That was one of the results of a community survey presented to the board of education Monday by the Kenston Citizens Advisory Committee.
Bainbridge Township Trustees Monday took a step toward developing a tax increment financing district for the East Washington Street corridor. It would also include an area on Chillicothe Road (Route 306) to the South Russell border.
Bainbridge Township Trustees Monday approved promoting three lieutenant positions to full time on the fire department. James Riley, Phil Anders and Chuck Bolt, who are lieutenants, will take on the full-time positions. The salary for the positions is $72,347.22 They are full-time firefighter…
A group of children out shopping last Saturday arrived in style in cruisers with lights flashing and sirens blaring. They were greeted at the front door of Walmart in Bainbridge by staff members and Santa Claus.
BAINBRIDGE — Residents last week presented township trustees with a wish list for the River Road Park playground and discussed getting additional construction quotes for the project.
Bainbridge Civic Club member Chuck Hesse greeted those arriving last Saturday in the dark at Heritage Park next to Bainbridge Town Hall and the fire station to witness the holiday tree ceremony. In his lighted hat, he directed visitors to the park pavilion where Bainbridge Civic Club Preside…
A weekly meeting to water and weed resulted in a bounty of produce and community giving for a group at Kenston High School involved in a leadership and service learning project for students in Lake and Geauga counties.
Thieves looking for quick cash and possibly drug money are taking off with vehicle catalytic converters, especially school buses, according to area police. One of the latest targets was the Kenston Local School District bus garage.
BAINBRIDGE — In the wake of township officials closing the Chagrin Valley School at Kelly’s Working Well Farm due to health and fire safety violations, some parents are speaking out in support of the school.
Despite the cold weather, earth is being moved at the construction site of the new $12 million Bainbridge Branch of the Geauga County Public Library.
As Bainbridge continues to update its zoning code, officials are reviewing one amendment that involves the definition of prohibited uses. Those proposed prohibited uses include public shooting ranges, tattoo parlors as well as storage of hazardous or infectious waste.
BAINBRIDGE — The police and fire departments will be competing Friday to see who can collect the most items to benefit those in the military and their families through the United Service Organizations of Northern Ohio.
BAINBRIDGE — Dogs will not be able to play this winter at the township Centerville Mills Park canine park. Muddy ground forced officials to close the dog park on Nov. 1. It was closed earlier in the year when the grass was worn away from the heavy use.
Bainbridge Township officials said that they are concerned with some safety matters at Chagrin Valley School at Kelly’s Working Well Farm and are taking actions to resolve the issues. The township fire department has issued an order to stop operations and has issued a citation listing violat…
Bainbridge resident Henri Preuss has lived in the township since 1976. Over those years, he has seen the excellent service provided by the township departments to his family as well as to the rest of the township.
Family members gathered at the parking lot of the Chagrin Falls Park Community Center in Bainbridge last Sunday as Girl Scout Troop No. 70852 held their dedication ceremony to present the product of their Silver Award project.
As part of the Bainbridge Fire Department’s Fire Academy, participants are currently getting an up close look at how the department operates in fighting fires and responding to emergency calls. It is also an opportunity to see just how their taxes are spent on keeping them safe.
BAINBRIDGE — About 100 people showed up Sunday to help pack 15,000 meals at Valley Presbyterian Church to send to individuals impacted by poverty, drought, flooding and other natural disasters.
Karen Young of Bainbridge has long enjoyed a variety of crafts, from knitting sweaters to creating felt applique calendars, soft ragdolls and reversible toddler bibs.
BAINBRIDGE — An Ace Hardware is expected to open early next year in the shopping center at the corner of Chillicothe Road (Route 306) and Washington Street in the space once occupied by Drug Mart.
BAINBRIDGE — The progress of upgrades and work at the private Wembley Club in Bainbridge received a review by members of the Bainbridge Zoning Board of Appeals on Oct. 17.
Though it was a bit nippy outside, the group gathered last Saturday at Frohring Meadows was enthusiastic as the Geauga Park District representatives prepared to cut the ribbon on the newest addition at the park in Bainbridge.
Some of the diners at the BW3 restaurant in Bainbridge last Friday were no doubt surprised when they observed a 5-year-old dressed in a police uniform pursuing a thief, “Poison Ivy,” with the help of Bainbridge police and K-9 officer Ozzie.
Longtime members of Lord of Life Church in Bainbridge have seen their church grow, needing four additions over the years. And now, they are celebrating 50 years of the church serving the community.
BAINBRIDGE — Costs of extending a waterline on Bainbridge Road to township buildings are expected to be reviewed and discussed by township trustees. Geauga County Department of Water Resources is looking at extending the waterline and sharing some of the costs.