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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…

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The Bainbridge Fire Department’s first fire academy in the spring was so successful that the department will be holding it twice a year now.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.