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Embankment and stream habitat restoration has begun at Centerville Mills Park in Bainbridge thanks to a $333,250 grant awarded to the township from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

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The Geauga County Commissioners on Tuesday discussed and approved a partial payment of $465,704 to Viking Industrial Painting for the repainting and improvements of the two water towers, one in Bainbridge and one in Munson.

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For 45 years, Bainbridge resident Frank Lanza operated his business Highway Garage in the township before retiring in 2018. Since selling the business, he is spending even more time in what he has always done – giving back to the community he loves. Much of his time now is devoted to the Cha…

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Joann Fariello was inspired to start the adult dementia support group, Companions on the Journey, in July for herself and fellow members of her church after a conversation with a minister on how God helps bring out the good in everything.

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During the general election on Tuesday, township residents gave Michael Bates and incumbent Jeff Markley the winning number of votes for two seats on the Bainbridge Township Board of Trustees come January.

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Sitting high above Bainbridge Road in Bainbridge Township is a house that played an important part in the township’s history. Most, however, would never guess the home’s origins. Built in the 1870s, it was once a red barn, housing cattle and hay. As part of a farm, it sat on the south side o…

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Angela Borland, 44, of Bainbridge on Sept. 20 pleaded guilty to a fourth-degree felonious grand theft charge and a third-degree felonious telecommunications fraud charge, according to Geauga County Common Pleas Court records. She appeared before Common Pleas Court Judge David M. Ondrey.

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Jeffrey Markley, Michael Bates and AJ Khoury are competing for two seats as Bainbridge Township trustees during the Nov. 2 general election. 

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BAINBRIDGE — Thanks to an improved safety rating, township residents may see a 10- to 20-percent reduction in their homeowner’s insurance premiums, according to fire Chief Lou Ann Metz.

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BAINBRIDGE — After two years in “limbo,” Kelly’s Working Well last week filed a motion in the Geauga Common Pleas Court to dismiss an injunction against the farm prohibiting visitors, claiming it be “moot” with the relocation of the Chagrin Valley School.

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BAINBRIDGE — America may run on Dunkin, but not so far away, residents will soon have another big-name brewer in the township with construction anticipated to begin this month.

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BAINBRIDGE — Talks of going green have sprung up throughout the Chagrin Valley and Geauga County as the Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council is introducing a new initiative for cleaner electricity.

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BAINBRIDGE — The township Board of Zoning Appeals voted to table the hearing on the Sapphire Creek Winery & Gardens’ variance for maintaining an unpermitted pavilion until October in an effort to fill a vacancy for a full voting board.

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There is a uniqueness in the Chagrin Valley and its scenic surroundings. That has forever impressed artist John Corrigan, who has been painting scenes from the valley for many years. Many of his renditions focus on the Village of Chagrin Falls and surrounding areas including an aerial shot o…

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The first day of school can be fraught with anxiety for many, especially following months of closures as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But with the help of a local group of moms on Facebook, school supplies shouldn’t be cause for concern for those in need within the Chagrin Valley.

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BAINBRIDGE — After having completed improvements to the township recycling center earlier this year, trustees declared that illegal dumping will be prosecuted after seeing the return of mattresses and large furniture left at the site.

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For Bainbridge Township Trustee Lorrie Sass Benza, the township form of government holds a special place in in her heart. She is completing her 12th year as a trustee in the township where she and her husband Michael Benza, a criminal defense attorney, and their three children have lived for…

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BAINBRIDGE — With the lack of an alternate for the township Board of Zoning Appeals, a variance request for Sapphire Creek Winery & Gardens has been continued again until the next regular August meeting.

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BAINBRIDGE — Originally seeking a potential variance to county road standards for the boulevard entrance to the Geauga Lake District, Industrial Commercial Properties may continue with different plans for the soon-to-be entrance of the property.

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BAINBRIDGE — The Chagrin Hunter Jumper Classic starts today at a new location, Chagrin Valley Farms. The annual horse show, although it has some variations this year, remains a popular summer tradition in the Chagrin Valley.

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BAINBRIDGE — The township may have missed out on pit-roasted beef last year with the cancellation of the Bainbridge Civic Club’s annual Ox Roast, but the local nonprofit plans to come back this summer with some changes to the beloved event.

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BAINBRIDGE — After the replacement of a street light on Oak Street resulted in residential complaints due to the high lumens, township trustees are exploring their options to prevent the problem from recurring down the road.

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Purple balloons surrounded the new playground and bounced in the cold wind at River Road Park in Bainbridge last weekend. Temperatures barely climbed into the 40s on the cloudy day, but that didn’t stop residents and donors from coming together to commemorate the grand opening of Kari’s Play…

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Artist Rylee Fisher always is excited to exceed her clients’ expectations. As an 18-year-old business owner, some people did not take the Bainbridge Township resident seriously or questioned her ability to get the job done. Still, Rylee started her own business, Muralist Cleveland, and has n…

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BAINBRIDGE — With support from the Chagrin River Watershed Partners, the township is throwing their hat in the ring for a NatureWorks grant to support a proposed three-phase playground replacement project.

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BAINBRIDGE — The typical Chagrin Hunter Jumper Classic, a AA-rated horse show, is on hold this year. Trustee Karen Schneider said that the group did not get the go-ahead from the United States Equestrian Federation soon enough to plan the AA show, so this year they are hosting an A-rated sho…

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The commencement ceremony for Kenston High School is slated to take place on May 25 at 6 p.m. at Bomber Stadium. The ceremony is usually held at Parkside Church in Bainbridge, but this year the graduation will be outdoors and socially distanced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, school officials said.