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The Geauga County Educational Service Center backtracked last week, giving new life to a petition drive to stop the territory transfer of Newbury schools to West Geauga.

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The Geauga County Educational Service Center is shifting into reverse this week in its drive to join Newbury and West Geauga school districts.

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Newbury Township Trustees agreed last week that they will remove themselves from the Newbury Joint Recreation Board in the future, but want to move slowly to allow for a smooth transition to an independent organization.

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Newbury Township Trustees agreed last week that they will remove themselves from the Newbury Joint Recreation Board in the future, but want to move slowly to allow for a smooth transition to an independent organization.

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While awaiting a vote from the Geauga County Educational Service Center on a potential territory transfer of the Newbury Local Schools into the district, the West Geauga Local School District is moving forward with preparations of various tasks that will need to be accomplished in the year b…

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With several large ongoing projects, including the proposed territory transfer with Newbury Local Schools and a potential bond issue for new construction and building renovations, the West Geauga Local School district is opting to make communication with parents, residents and stakeholders a…

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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.

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After several fits and starts along the way, medical marijuana became available to patients with doctor recommendations at dispensaries throughout Ohio beginning in January. Six months later, the program is running fairly smoothly but there is still room for improvement, industry officials said.

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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.

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The Newbury Board of Education Monday approved the resignation of five district educators and coaches, including the high school assistant principal. The board also reappointed supplemental positions for the 2019-2020 school year.

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Two residents have entered the race for the expiring seats on the Newbury Board of Education during the general election in November, both focused on uniting the township and ensuring a smooth transition if the proposed territory transfer with the West Geauga Local School District moves forward.

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As promised, Newbury Board of Education began cutting staff Monday, citing the continuing declining enrollment.

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The former Wicked Woods Golf Course in Newbury and Burton townships has a new name, and its banquet facilities will be open for limited rentals starting next month.

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While Geauga Park District Natural Resource Management staff continues to formulate a comprehensive land management plan for the former Wicked Woods Golf Course, the park district Board of Commissioners is considering how to operate the banquet facility at the front of the property.

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As with every issue and decision the Newbury Local School District deals with over the next few months, open enrollment into and out of the district will be impacted by the proposed territory transfer to West Geauga Local Schools beginning in the 2020-2021 school year.

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Visitors to the newly acquired Geauga Park District property at the former Wicked Woods Golf Course are treated to picturesque views of rolling hills, tree-lined fairways, ponds and more. As the district moves forward with a restoration and reforestation plan, the beauty will remain while th…

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Geauga County residents will have a new recycling center later this year for unloading electronics, small appliances and hazardous wastes such as paint. Normally, people have to drive to the Geauga Trumbull Solid Waste Management District in Warren to dispose of the items or wait for their c…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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With several large issues coming to the forefront over the next six months for the West Geauga Local School District, the Board of Education formed an ad hoc committee to ensure the public is informed and participating in discussions.

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West Geauga Local Schools and Newbury Local Schools are going steady in ongoing talks of a territory transfer, but there’s not a ring on anyone’s finger just yet.

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Weeks after the Geauga Park District acquired 317 acres in a lease agreement with the Russell Township Park District, the county park system has decided to add another 180 acres to its growing land mass.

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The West Geauga Board of Education approved its annual October five-year forecast Monday, helping to move talks forward on the possibility of the Newbury Local School District merging with neighboring West G or Berkshire districts.

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Two candidates are facing off in the Nov. 6 election for the position of Geauga County Auditor. Charles "Chuck" Walder of Russell Township is running in the Republican slot while Garrett Westhoven of Chester Township is the Democrat. Mr. Walder has lived in Russell for 30 years while Mr. Wes…

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Two homeless granite eagle sculptures that once flanked a driveway in Bainbridge and later in Newbury have finally landed. The 7-foot tall birds each weighing 5,000 pounds are set to return to downtown Cleveland near their original nesting place on Public Square.