In a board report during the West Geauga Board of Education meeting Monday, Board Member Kathy Leavenworth informed that, based on preliminary information, the Newbury referendum petition did not acquire the requisite number of signatures to put an issue on the March ballot pertaining to the…
The West Geauga Local School District approved three shared service agreements with the Newbury Local School District during a regular board of education meeting Monday evening for the 2019-2020 school year.
On the lower level of their home off of Wilson Mills Road in Chester Township, Jeff and Adrienne La Favre have a room with boxes full of electrical supplies, a couple of computers and even a 3D printer. Mr. La Favre, the primary adviser of Geauga Engineering and Robotics 4-H club, pulled out…
The Geauga County Educational Service Center Governing Board set two dates Tuesday to decide whether to finalize the territory transfer of Newbury Local Schools to the West Geauga School District after hearing proponents and opponents on that transfer.
The West Geauga Board of Education on Monday approved the purchase of Chromebooks to continue the district’s 1-to-1 technology initiative, raises for supervisors, the hiring of a teacher for Chinese language classes and an agreement with University Hospitals of Cleveland sports medicine for …
While the West Geauga Board of Education still needs to vote to confirm its willingness to move forward with a proposed territory transfer with Newbury Local Schools, school officials are completing their due diligence on how the consolidation would impact the district.
Terry and Jerry Wagner had a brothers’ weekend at LaureLive among the thousands of people who attended the fourth annual music and arts event in Russell and Chester townships.
The West Geauga Board of Education made several staffing decisions at its regular meeting on May 28, including the approval of administrative contract extensions, hiring of new teachers and one reduction in force for a classified staff position.
After taking the oath of office last week for a seat in the Ohio House of Representatives, veteran politician and former judge Diane Grendell said, “It is wonderful to be back at the House serving the great people of the state of Ohio and the 76th District.
Kevin Peterca is an avid hiker and every time he walks, he can’t help but notice the litter. But he always takes time to pick up discarded plastic bags, plastic water bottles and other litter.
A project to restore important sections of the Griswold Creek, a tributary of the Chagrin River, is designed to prevent flooding and erosion, according to experts who were supervising activities last week.
The Hawken School boys tennis program was gutted by the loss of its top three singles players and a first doubles racket from last season, but the Hawk aces showed their resilience in sectional play last week.
State Rep. Sarah LaTourette, R-Chester, has long been an advocate of children, particularly those in need. Now, Ms. LaTourette who is serving in her third term in the 76th House District plans to vacate her seat and move on to a more involved role with youth as the executive director of Ohio…
Community members gathered at the West Geauga Board of Education meeting room last week to hear from district administrators at the State of the Schools address.
Some of David Patterson’s earliest memories involve trudging through mud in the woods gathering maple sap from buckets on his family farm. His wife Pam has helped produce maple syrup for more than 20 years since before they were married. Being part of producing sweet maple syrup is a part of…
Geauga County Commissioners asked county Department on Aging Director Jessica Boalt Tuesday to look at the big picture as the board renewed a lease for the West Geauga Senior Center in Chester Township.
A Chester Township resident was sentenced to five years of probation on Tuesday by Chardon Municipal Court Judge Terri Stupica in a case involving two malnourished thoroughbred horses found near death on a township farm last year.
As preparations progress for the expected approval of Newbury Local School’s territory transfer to West Geauga Local Schools by the Geauga County Educational Service Center in the summer, Newbury Township residents are continuing to talk with each other and processing the decision.
With major projects on the horizon for West Geauga Local Schools, the Board of Education opted to maintain certainty and stability at the top in the coming years.
Tears, cheers and sometimes jeers marked Newbury Board of Education’s meeting Monday as the board voted 3-2 to enter into a territory transfer with the West Geauga Local School District.
A 36-year-old mother of five who played a pivotal role in the defrauding of $1.8 million of Geauga County taxpayer monies evaded a prison sentence last week in Geauga County Common Pleas Court.
Newbury School District’s announcement Tuesday that it would become part of with West Geauga schools was approved by the board, according to Newbury Board of Education member Terry Sedivy.