Chardon’s ad hoc theater committee will soon move forward with hearing proposals from different local arts organizations who want to use the spaces that the Geauga Lyric Theater Guild formerly occupied at 101 and 106 Water Street in Chardon.
Chardon Township Fiscal Officer Ilona Daw-Krizman told trustees last week that she pinpointed $35,000 in the township’s spending plan that could be delayed.
The Chardon Local School District formed a back-to-school task force consisting of 30 staff members, parents and school board members, Superintendent Dr. Michael Hanlon announced last week.
The Chardon Planning Commission recommended on Monday that City Council make an amendment to the Planning and Zoning Code in regard to temporary election signs that residents place in their yards.
Rainfall failed to discourage patrons from heading to open-air patios as area bars and restaurants offered outdoor table service this past weekend for the first time since the state closed sit-down dining nine weeks ago to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
When Claridon Community Helps! recently hit a budget shortfall after expanding its lunch deliveries to children, one of the volunteers used her credit card to keep the program going.
Most parents want the Chardon Local School District to follow tradition by opening the upcoming academic year in August and holding mostly in-person classes.
The city of Chardon could see a $1.2 million loss of revenue this year due to the impact of closed businesses and job losses as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
Ten Gadsden flags bearing the slogan “Don’t Tread on Me” fluttered in the unusually cold 45-degree spring air last weekend as an estimated 100 people gathered on Chardon Square to protest statewide business closures and stay-at-home orders over the last two months during the coronavirus pandemic.
In response to Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s decision to keep public school buildings closed through the end of the 2019-20 academic year, the Chardon Board of Education on Monday authorized a distance learning plan and made changes to the evaluation process for teachers.
Many local governments are not holding public meetings remotely during the current stay-at-home order, despite the passage of House Bill 197 signed into law on March 27, allowing Ohio communities to do just that during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chardon City Council last week approved updates to the employee paid sick leave policy to correspond with changes made by the state due to the nationwide health crisis.
The Chardon Local School District last week put its lunch services on wheels to reach out to children at home under the statewide school closure due to COVID-19.
During the Geauga County Board of Commissioner’s emergency meeting on March 13, the board members addressed how to best communicate updates on the coronavirus and other emergencies to municipalities.
The Geauga County Board of Commissioners held their meeting like business as usual Tuesday morning, but noted possible cancellations to future meetings in the wake of “social distancing” along with closing off department buildings to the public where possible.
After two emergency meetings, the Geauga County Board of Commissioners took steps to help employees in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, known as COVID-19, to ease community challenges associated with recent state mandates.
While many precautions have been recommended for coronavirus prevention, stocking bottled water is not one of them, Chardon City Manager Randal Sharpe said last week.
CHARDON — City Council members are ready to move forward with the hiring of a commercial development firm and last week asked the company to propose a contract.
Chardon city officials appear poised to take the next step in economic development with the hiring of a professional firm to begin analyzing its customer base and marketing the city.
Chardon Township Trustees are hoping to supplement their budget by making use of grants available for roads, parks and energy savings at town hall.
Chardon city planners unanimously recommended last week that City Council approve a zoning change for a proposed 90-home development in the southern part of the city.
Chardon City Council asked for quantifiable data last week to show city officials what it is getting for a $15,000 contribution to an organization promoting economic growth in the city.
Geauga County Commissioners are seeking to remove Geauga County Probate Judge Timothy Grendell from hearing appeals on sewer assessments for two Chardon Township residents.
About 150 business, political, community leaders and residents turned out last week to hear the State of Geauga talk that featured some of the county’s oldest traditions, some of its newest opportunities and what challenges it faces.
Committed to preserving its main asset, Chardon Square, Chardon city officials agreed last week to set aside money that can be used to acquire properties on the square for future development.
Chardon Square shop owners asked last week what rights they have after City Council rescinded an ordinance on begging on the public square in December.
A representative for the U.S. Census appealed to Chardon Township Trustees last week to assist in finding workers within the township to fully count its residents.
Despite warning for the city of Chardon that their actions may violate Ohio’s Constitution and laws, Geauga County Commissioners moved forward last week with their plans for building new offices outside the city.
Kenston senior Rachel Apshago and sophomore Catara DeJarnette were lighting up the basket, as the Lady Bombers owned a 44-36 lead entering the fourth quarter of a home affair with league foe Chardon on Saturday night in Bainbridge.
Chardon city is focused on expanding its recreational opportunities in the coming year, a trend begun in 2019, while keeping an eye on growing its residential and business base.