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During a joint meeting with Burton council last week, the Board of Public Affairs approved a resolution on first reading amending rules of home inspections for sellers that would give the village legal protection.

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Laughter and tears filled the halls of Burton Elementary last week as former students bid their final goodbyes to the school, which will close at the end of the year to make way for the new $42 million all-grade Berkshire Local School District building opening in January of 2022.

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Members of the Village of Burton Historic District Review Board Monday discussed plans for meeting with the property owner on West Center Street who installed a metal roof on his home without the needed permit from the board.

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Burton Village Council members on Monday held another round of discussions with the Historical District Review Board regarding a recommendation for penalties if homeowners install metal roofs without a permit.

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Muskets, cannons and flags, both Union and Confederate, were in full display on the grounds of the Century Village Museum in Burton last weekend during the 2021 Civil War reenactment.

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BURTON — There was a full house at the Village Council meeting on Monday. After more than a year of negotiation between Burton Village and Burton Township, a public hearing was held seeking input on the proposed creation of a joint economic development district for Berkshire Local School Dis…

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BURTON — The village Planning Commission last week approved a lot split that would pave the way for the Demko family to develop an $18 million senior living community on 41 acres southwest of Route 87.

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Burton Village Council approved the purchase of a new copy machine from Lake Business Products of Cuyahoga Falls last week.

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Geauga County Commissioners took the final steps last week to approve an annexation of land into Burton Village, but their action sparked further discussion about the cost to taxpayers.

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Director of the Geauga County Soil and Water Conservation District Carmella Shale informed commissioners on Tuesday that the district is looking into reports of silt running into the county fairgrounds in Burton.

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A third attempt by Burton Township Trustees last week to resolve a revenue-splitting agreement with Burton Village on two township properties put a hold on the village’s plans to go it alone.

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Averting a near complete collapse in talks last week, Burton Village officials were able to strike a deal with Berkshire school officials for payment on an estimated $315,000 water tap-in fee.

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Burton Village Council moved quickly Monday to provide access to its water for the new Berkshire Local School District pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade campus as council pondered another tax-sharing proposal from Burton Township on the school and a senior living community.

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BURTON — The pig races proved to be a huge hit at the 197th Annual Great Geauga County Fair this year, drawing a crowd of more than 100 spectators to see the swine race around the track in pursuit of an Oreo cookie. The crowd roared as the pigs raced, and the tiny tots cheered on their favor…

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BURTON — Firefighters from Hambden, Montville and Geneva took their skills to the main grandstand at the 197th Annual Great Geauga County Fair last week for the firemen’s water battle. Despite the long-standing rivalry at this event between Montville and Hambden, Montville firefighters took …

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The Geauga County Board of Commissioners gathered someplace a little different last week: the Great Geauga County Fair. The meeting itself was different, too, as the commissioners honored Totally Dogs 4-H Club, the Geauga County Soil and Water Conservation District and Vern Holden of Nebraska.