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CHAGRIN FALLS — Members of the village Architectural Review Board got a first look at plans for 87 West St., Tuesday morning, but in the end asked restaurant developer Rick Doody and architect Rick Siegfried to revise and resubmit the project.

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In light of two positive COVID-19 cases, the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District has its sights set on mid-November for potentially “flipping the switch” to an all-in learning model, Superintendent Robert Hunt said last week. He said he expects to make a formal recommendation to t…

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CHAGRIN FALLS — While village Architectural Review Board members indicated they did not oppose demolition of an existing garage on the historical Bancroft house property, their Tuesday morning vote to OK the move was put on hold pending approval of the structure which would take its place.

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With the goal to “sustain Chagrin,” Superintendent Robert Hunt and Treasurer Ashley Brudno nailed down the importance of passing the 3.85-mill school levy on the Nov. 3 ballot in a virtual town hall with district residents. The biggest message was that approval of Issue 20 will not raise taxes.

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CHAGRIN FALLS — David Walker and Angela Huang, co-owners of Winds of Change and Gypsy Sole, have been named in a civil lawsuit alleging sexual harassment. Three former employees who are residents of Bentleyville, Hudson and Mentor, filed the complaint in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court on…

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Superintendent Nancy Santilli said that Kenston Local School District is following its established protocols for a confirmed case of COVID-19. She informed parents and staff on Sept. 1 that an individual at Kenston High School has the virus. On Sept. 2, Mrs. Santilli told the Times that a pa…

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CHAGRIN FALLS — How will the closing of East Washington Street – during the major sewer and waterline replacement project – affect U.S. Postal Service branch office customers seeking services and voters wanting to cast their ballots Nov. 3 at polling booths located at the high school Perform…

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CHAGRIN FALLS — Police reports of dogs attacking people and pets this summer prompted the village Safety Committee to pen a “keeping of dangerous dogs” ordinance based on successful regulations adopted by nearby communities.

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CHAGRIN FALLS — Last spring developer Andrew Brickman expressed confidence he would meet his goal for a late August groundbreaking on Riverhaus, a six-building Cleveland Street townhome project which has been in the planning then re-planning stages for three years.

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At least one member of the Chagrin Falls Parks Commission is questioning the wisdom of allowing weddings to take place in village parks and other spaces such as the stairway to the falls overlook.

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In a show of solidarity and appreciation for long term merchant citizens of Chagrin Falls Mayor William Tomko on Monday offered a proclamation congratulating Peter DiBlasi on his 40 years in business on Main Street as owner/operator of Peter’s Store for Men.

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CHAGRIN FALLS — Village Council added to its collection of public parkland on Monday by accepting a gift from the Western Reserve Land Conservancy and Little Rooster LLC, of land at the southeast corner of North Main Street and West Cottage.

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Proposed bipartisan legislation called the Local Journalism Sustainability Act is looking to provide funding to help encourage readers, news operations and advertisers alike to take part in local journalism efforts. Some local Ohio legislators are showing interest.

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Kaitlyn Ernst, 14, is forging a new path in scientific research with her science fair project this year. A rising freshman at Laurel School, Kaitlyn presented her project on capturing heat energy from a compost pile to make energy, leaving a net zero impact on the environment. This project r…

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School may start a week later than originally anticipated for the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District, and even later for kindergarten, with proposed changes to the academic calendar as officials draft plans to open schools during the coronavirus pandemic.