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With plans to break ground this fall on the new $12 million Bainbridge library branch, construction is expected to take about a year on the 30,000-square-foot structure, according to Geauga County Public Library System Director Ed Worso.

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BAINBRIDGE — Township trustees are suggesting better direct communication from the Geauga Park District to residents, as well as a possible screening compromise, as they fleshed out a resolution draft regarding the construction of pavilions at Frohring Meadows on Savage Road.

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Bainbridge resident Fabiola Vazquez, 13, a ninth-grader at Hathaway Brown School, was named Miss Ohio Teen 2019 Princess of America in competition held recently in Dayton, Ohio. She will now be going on to national competition to compete for the title of Miss Teen USA Princess of America.

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A mutual agreement between Bainbridge Township Trustees and the Geauga Park District over new picnic shelters at Frohring Meadows could be finalized soon, averting threatened legal action.

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BAINBRIDGE — Trustees said they have tried to meet with the Geauga Park District and amicably discuss the ongoing Frohring Meadows picnic shelter construction, to no avail. With that in mind, Trustees Lorrie Benza and Jeff Markley agreed Monday to authorize Geauga County Prosecutor Jim Flaiz…

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A picnic shelter being built at Frohring Meadows in Bainbridge was the center of discussion by Savage Road resident Norm Schultz Jr., Geauga Probate and Juvenile Court Judge Timothy Grendell and Geauga Park District Director John Oros. They met together at the Geauga Park District Park last week.

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BAINBRIDGE — Despite the afternoon heat Saturday, Toby, a beagle and bull dog mix, was totally engrossed in chasing his toy around the dog park at Centerville Mills Park in Bainbridge. The park re-opened that day after grass was replanted in areas that had turned to mud and other improvement…

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The Geauga Park District Board of Commissioners met in the rustic garage of the Russell Uplands Preserve Tuesday morning and approved a reduced levy renewal of 0.9 mills to hit the upcoming November ballot and discussed the district’s 2020 temporary budget draft.

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AURORA — Density of the houses planned by Pulte Home representatives at the former Sea World of Ohio parking lot remains an issue for many. Pulte’s conceptual plans were reviewed for a second time on June 5 by the Aurora City Planning Commission.

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Three Bainbridge police officers are being credited for their part in responding to a house fire Sunday and saving the resident’s life. At the house on Lookout Drive, the homeowner Craig Hairston, 45, was trapped in a second-floor bedroom as heavy smoke filled the house from a cooking fire. …

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BAINBRIDGE — Another former camp building is slated to come down in Centerville Mills Park. A structure near the park dining hall off Crackel Road has been leased for several years by the Aurora Cooperative Preschool, which will move out on June 30.

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BAINBRIDGE — New shopping opportunities are in the works at Marketplace at Four Corners. Representatives of The Morgan Companies told township trustees during a May 28 meeting that there are plans in the works to build a structure replacing the closed Ruby Tuesday restaurant.

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In a roundtable setting, members of Bainbridge Zoning Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals spent time on May 11 discussing zoning matters with Bainbridge Trustees, something that hasn’t been done in several years. They reviewed a variety of topics and what was described as “pertinent a…

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Images of Memorial Day are generally filled with veterans conducting ceremonies to honor the women and men who lost their lives while serving in the U.S. military.

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AURORA — A conceptual development plan with houses, town homes, offices, retail stores and walking paths on about 247 acres that once were part of a summer entertainment complex was presented by representatives of the Pulte Group last week before the city Planning Commission.

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United Way of Geauga County’s annual Day of Action will take place in the Chagrin Falls Park community in Bainbridge on June 21, the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. Volunteers are being sought to participate in the projects to support the community and those who are struggli…

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State Rep. Sarah LaTourette, R-Chester, has long been an advocate of children, particularly those in need. Now, Ms. LaTourette who is serving in her third term in the 76th House District plans to vacate her seat and move on to a more involved role with youth as the executive director of Ohio…

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BAINBRIDGE — Roger Weiss and his dog Sunny are among those anticipating the re-opening of the dog park in Centerville Mills Park. It was closed earlier this year when the grass was so worn that many of the areas were turning to mud.

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A property in Bainbridge, often called the “ugly green awning” building, is behind in taxes and the Geauga County Treasurer’s Office is seeking to collect about $132,484 in property taxes which continue to accrue. Records show that the building belongs to William E. Shaw who also owns the Wa…

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Bainbridge library patrons gathered last week to learn about progress in the design development stage on the new library to be built on adjoining property to the existing library. They had the opportunity to see the design and what the building will look like.

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BAINBRIDGE — Township Trustees invited FirstEnergy representatives to their meeting Monday to talk about how FirstEnergy serves the township. Their invitation follows the incident involving a heavy wind storm in late February that took down trees and electrical wires. Many homes in the Lake …

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Communicating the needs and thoughts of the Kenston School District community is one of the goals of the Kenston Citizens’ Advisory Committee which completed a survey last year. Now, it is working on a second one.

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The plight and the ultimate success of a homeless deaf dog is the subject of a children’s book that underlines the need to accept the differences in everyone, including animals. “Deafinitely Awesome, The Story of Acorn” is a true story written by Bainbridge resident Timy Sullivan as told by …

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It was only fitting that the Lady Bombers carried the load in defending the combined team title during the Kenston Greg Lusk Coed Relays on Friday at their home track in Bainbridge Township.

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BAINBRIDGE — Nature trails, a lodge and a nature themed playground at Geauga Park District’s new Holbrook Hollows are calling to those who love the great outdoors. The 129-acre park at 7250 Country Lane is open now for walkers and joggers who are already using the scenic trails. The lodge an…

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A table covered with 13,000 colorful, plastic eggshells took up the atrium of the Fellowship Bible Church’s worship room this past weekend ready to be stocked with up to 40,000 pieces of candy as volunteers and church members lined up to prepare the eggs for Fellowship EasterBlast.

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Geauga Department on Aging has been searching for a new location for its senior center in the Bainbridge area and now it has found that place at the Bainbridge Community United Church of Christ.The church on Chillicothe Road (Route 306) at Bainbridge Road in Bainbridge is an icon in the comm…

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Pets for Vets is seen as a bridge that brings together U.S. veterans and pets, helping to change their lives forever. As the organization says, it is a matter of “Changing the lives of veterans and rescue pets, one lick at a time.” The national group’s mission is to match veterans and shelte…