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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.

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BAINBRIDGE — The township trustees touched on the possibility of implementing an architectural review board as a subcommittee to the Zoning Commission, but cited concerns of this potentially leading to burnout among its members or overcomplication with the addition of more public bodies.

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BAINBRIDGE — Kari’s Play World will very soon be open to children at River Road Park with assembly complete, signage underway and a new bench courtesy of a local Girl Scout troop soon to be installed as part of their Silver Award project.

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BAINBRIDGE — Due to pending court action, township trustees couldn’t share everything in the works thus far between Bainbridge and Industrial Commercial Properties for the Geauga Lake property, but they were able to address residents’ concerns and give insight to their vision of what they ho…

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BAINBRIDGE — Trustees are still mulling over unanswered questions regarding potential zoning impacts on the waterline extension in the works in the township with the latest route iteration potentially running through property with a conservation easement.

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Planning for the largest mixed-use development in Geauga County is taking place right now in Bainbridge Township. It is to take place at the former Geauga Lake Park property involving approximately 325 acres on property now owned by Industrial Commercial Properties of Solon. The goal of the …

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BAINBRIDGE — The township trustees wrapped up the year with some cleanup items in a special meeting Monday, including accepting a Bureau of Workers’ Compensation refund, as well as the completion of a grant application for a 2021 road project and the reallocation of funds.

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BAINBRIDGE — With the demolition of the former Ruby Tuesday restaurant having been completed this past spring, plans are underway for a popular coffeehouse and Mexican fast-food chain, each with their own drive-thru, at the Marketplace at Four Corners site.

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BAINBRIDGE — Trustees continued discussions regarding a waterline extension in the township and have decided a meeting with county officials is necessary to address unanswered questions surrounding the zoning impact of such a project.

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BAINBRIDGE — Residents across Northeast Ohio will once again have long-awaited access to the Geauga Lake property in the township with a partnership with Industrial Commercial Properties. The partnership will kick off the development of the former amusement park site with a Menards supercenter.

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The Kenston Board of Education on Monday issued a commendation to Timmons Elementary School staff members Kathleen Bower, Holly Gedeon, Eileen Kubas and Linda Nutter for receiving the Ohio Department of Education’s Purple Star designation.

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BAINBRIDGE — Township officials accepted the third installment in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act money from the state with more than $412,000 and are looking to potential subgrantees to spend it before the Nov. 20 deadline.

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BAINBRIDGE — After stretching the public hearing for a rezoning near one of the busiest crossroads in the county, the township trustees finally brought it to a close Monday night. A vote on the matter, however, is still yet to come.

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It was unanimous as Bainbridge Township and the City of Aurora settled on the Geauga Lake Joint Economic Development District that has been months – or years – in the making, paving the way for potential development of the site.

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BAINBRIDGE — Several Kenston High School students were present when a Black Lives Matter sign was recently burned, according to Superintendent Nancy Santilli. She said that the person burning the sign was not a Kenston student, but an unknown number of other Kenston students were at the scene.