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As clerk of Solon City Council, Carol McConoughey performs a wide range of duties, from coordinating business for City Council and the Planning Commission to maintaining official records and interpreting and adapting guidelines and policies.

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Chagrin Valley Dispatch is the “first of the first responders,” said Solon resident Nick DiCicco, who serves as director. The regional emergency call center was on level-one lockdown this week to ensure the health of its employees during the COVID-19 state of emergency in Ohio.

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Since last November, Ara and Leslie Bagdasarian have been recruiting volunteers and mapping a campaign to garner support for Issue 19, new zoning on the primary ballot that would allow housing for adults with special needs.

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With some reservation, Solon City Council approved an ordinance Monday granting the mayor extraordinary authority to expend funds in the city for certain purchases during the ongoing crisis linked to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Area religious institutions are adapting and changing practices in light of the coronavirus pandemic, with some modifying services or closing their doors temporarily. That includes Christian, Catholic, Muslim and Jewish congregations with some canceling in-person worship and others cutting b…

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City officials approved the final change order associated with the $1.7 million Carter Street reconstruction project, which is expected to be completed by November.

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Lynch house razed after lengthy battle between society members and city

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Solon had a record year in 2019 of attracting new businesses to the city, according to Economic Development Director Angee Shaker.

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About a dozen protestors braved high winds and frigid temperatures last Saturday to gather for a rally in a last-ditch attempt to save the historical Lynch house, set to meet the wrecking ball today.

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The Solon Fire Department was honored for its care for cardiac patients by the American Heart Association on Monday. This is the sixth consecutive year department first responders have been honored.

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“Jeopardy,” step aside. Solon residents are making their mark when it comes to trivia.A total of 30 citizens, many retirees, comprised three teams that advanced last week in a regional Mind Challenge competition, which tests their skills in trivia in a variety of areas.

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Family members dropping off and picking up children at the Solon City School District’s new preschool location on one of the busiest roads in the city apparently are creating a backup in traffic, city officials said.

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Top to bottom, Solon remains the best diving program in Ohio with seven flyers punching their tickets to states during the Division I Northeast District competition last Thursday at Cleveland State University’s Busbey Natatorium.

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For Solon High School seniors Kush Addepalli and Derek Li, Science Olympiad has been a major extracurricular pursuit since fifth grade. Kush currently participates in several testing events in the biological sciences.Derek focuses on physics events, which have included the design and constru…

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For the 40th year, the city of Solon has been designated a Tree City, a program of the Arbor Day Foundation to recognize those communities that promote an urban forest canopy.

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It was four years ago that Solon residents Ara and Leslie Bagdasarian identified a vision that involved the creation of a sustainable, safe housing community for their two adult special needs children. On the primary ballot March 17 is special needs zoning – one major step toward bringing th…

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The comedy “Check, Please,” by Jonathan Rand, will generate laughs aplenty when a series of blind dates gone wrong unfolds onstage. Sitting at separate tables, the main guy and girl meet up with a range of eccentrics, from a kleptomaniac to a hypochondriac and a mime.