BAINBRIDGE — A group of residents have formed “Support and Save River Road Park” with the goal of gathering donations to rebuild the playground recently torn down due to deteriorating conditions.
After years of planning and discussion, construction is set to start on Oct. 11 for the new $12 million Bainbridge Library. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 18 at the library site at the northwest corner of Washington Street and Snyder Road, according to Ed Worso, direc…
Butterfly enthusiasts gathered last Sunday at Frohring Meadows in Bainbridge to tag monarchs before they embark on their 2,000-mile journey to Mexico.
BAINBRIDGE — Costs, priorities and funding sources made up the discussion last Saturday between township trustees and residents who want the River Road Park playground replaced.
BAINBRIDGE — Safety and property values are on the minds of Stone Ridge Colony community residents who are looking for assistance from the township concerning neighborhood houses in disrepair.
Of late, some communities are seeing an increase in door-to-door solicitors, possibly before the cold weather starts. Transient vendors are not always welcome, and some communities have “no-knock” regulations in place. In those municipalities, residents can sign up for the do-not-knock list.
The 11th Bainbridge Citizens Police Academy will start Sept. 3, and if some residents are there for a second or third time, it won’t be a surprise. The event held at the Bainbridge Police Station is free and open to all township residents. It runs for seven weeks, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. with th…
Beef roasting in a pit over hardwood coals for many hours has become a summer tradition at the ox roast event at Centerville Mills Park in Bainbridge. Last Saturday, the roast drew those eager to feast on the meals in the park’s dining hall as well as outside under the trees.
Residents filled the Bainbridge Trustees meeting space Monday to voice their support for playgrounds at township parks, especially at River Road Park on Chagrin River Road.
BAINBRIDGE — The wrecking ball has hit one more building at Centerville Mills Park on Crackel Road. The former home of the Aurora Cooperative Preschool is now gone.
Last May, a local veterinarian and two Bainbridge police officers went to the rescue of an injured bald eagle after a resident on Hawksmoor Way alerted authorities to a big bird on the ground.
BAINBRIDGE — Geauga Park District’s Holbrook Hollows Park will be an educational classroom for the future with its streams, forests, wetlands and natural habitat, Geauga Park District Chief Naturalist John Kolar said. He spoke at the official opening last Saturday of the park on Country Lane.
BAINBRIDGE — Trustee Lorrie Benza reported on Aug. 12 that a resident called to report trucks using engine brakes on Chillicothe Road (Route 306) north of East Washington Street.
Bainbridge Trustees want to hear from residents on their wishes concerning the need for park playground equipment in the township. Trustees met Monday with members of the Bainbridge Park Committee.
BAINBRIDGE — Two Café and Boutique has expanded its offerings to loyal patrons, including the addition of space vacated recently by a tanning salon next door.
Greg Weemhoff and David Randall grew up together in the Lake Lucerne community in Bainbridge Township. In addition to being friends for life, they have also participated together in the annual Crop Walk event which is now called the Greg Weemhoff Geauga County Crop Hunger Walk.
Bainbridge police are investigating the theft of an Automatic Teller Machine on July 30 at the Shell gas station at the corner of Chillicothe Road (Route 306) and East Washington St. In the incident, two vehicles pulled up to the station at about 3 a.m. One of the cars was driven into the bu…
When someone emails or calls offering to fix a computer by sending gift cards in payment, “Don’t fall for it,” local police said. That’s because it likely is a scam and such incidents are on the rise.
Bainbridge police are investigating the theft of an Automatic Teller Machine on July 30 at the Shell gas station at the corner of Chillicothe Road (Route 306) and East Washington Street. In the incident, two vehicles pulled up to the station at about 3 a.m. One of the cars was driven into th…
Renovations of a landmark building in Bainbridge are being completed to make it the new home of the Valley Enforcement Group’s Special Weapons and Tactics vehicles. The building on Bainbridge Road was the township’s early road garage.
For many years, the northwest corner at Chillicothe (Route 306) and Bainbridge roads was the site of the Bainbridge General Store or as some knew it, Sargent’s Store. Behind it was the house where the store keeper lived.
Mark Murphy has served 14 ½ years on the Bainbridge Board of Zoning Appeals, and over those years, his goal has remained the same – helping make the township a better place to live.
BAINBRIDGE — A request to rezone two parcels from professional office back to light industry restricted was aired in a public hearing Monday. Township trustees ultimately approved the request.
For the 13th year, Geauga County Job and Family Services will be providing an opportunity for all of the county’s children to start school on the right foot.
Gold medals are usually claimed by even-aged swimmers, but that wasn’t the case for a trio of triple-event winners during the 30th annual Bainbridge Invitational on Saturday at the Lake in the Woods outdoor pool at the north end of Haskins Road.
Hopefully, the 35 freshmen heading to Ohio Northern University with lacrosse sticks in stow for the 2016 season had packed plenty of coconut oil, because their growing pains no doubt would be full of stretch marks.
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.
AURORA — Representatives of the Pulte Group met late last month with city officials to further discuss details of a proposed mixed-use development on sections of the former Sea World site.
The encouragement to “follow your dreams” is usually nothing more than a pithy cliché, but Michael Kasey took the advice literally and is now organizing the first annual TEDx Chagrin Falls conference July 20 at the Chagrin Valley Little Theatre.
Bainbridge Township Trustees approved the purchases of two new fire trucks for the Fire Department during the board’s regular trustee meeting Monday.
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.
The week’s heavy rainfall made way for a sunny Summer Solstice last Friday as more than 250 volunteers and community members gathered at Chagrin Falls Park in Bainbridge for United Way’s Day of Action.
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.
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.
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…
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.