The Chagrin Valley, Geauga County and eastern suburbs of Cleveland all had an eventful 2019. In this edition, we look back at some of the more notable stories of the past year including the delay of the bridge project in downtown Chagrin Falls, changes in Chardon’s mayoral election process and zoning issues linked to business development in Solon. Chagrin Falls unveiled the newly renovated Intermediate School at the opening of the academic year with families enjoying a tour of the historical building. Business growth was a key topic of discussion in Pepper Pike with residents questioning a proposal for a town center. Homeowners expressed concerns about sewer lines in Pepper Pike. The area’s newest shopping center in Orange Village saw a number of upscale stores thrive, but confusion over taxes caused a stir. Talk of development continued in Bainbridge Township as trustees pondered ways to lure business to the land around Geauga Lake. Before kicking off the new year, turn this page to begin your journey back into the top stories of 2019.