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Season’s tailing off

It may be time to store my tackle for the season and winterize my boat, but I’m hoping there will be a day or two left of good weather that coincides with a day I get the boat out one last time.

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Joshua Morrison/News Storm drains are installed, the roadbed leveled and an incline has been constucted for access to Peppy’s Pull Thru on South Main Street. Curbing and concrete work will begin next week.

Progess continues on Main Street

Work on the Parrott Street/South Main Street intersection is proceeding, reported Jason Epley, assistant to the city engineer, at the mayor’s weekly press briefing.

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Joshua Morrison/News Regional Planning Commission’s Land Use Committee recommended the rezoning of four parcels of land in Amity to accommodate a proposed Dollar General store. Pike Township trustees will be required to vote on the rezoning request.

Amity could see Dollar General

The Knox County Regional Planning Commission voted Thursday to recommend approval of rezoning of four lots at the intersection of Wooster Road and Lower Fredericktown-Amity Road in Amity.

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Joshua Morrison/News Members of City Council met Monday for the first time in 2018. From left, Sam Barone, First Ward; John Francis, Second Ward; Nancy Vail, Third Ward; Bruce Hawkins, president; Janis Seavolt, At-Large; Matt Starr, At-Large; Jeff Gottke, Fourth Ward; and Chris Menapace, At-Large.

City may ban ‘vaping’ for young adults

At its meeting Oct. 22, City Council will consider a ordinance to repeal and replace the city’s smoking ordinance with a new measure incorporating e-cigarettes and other forms of “vaping.”

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College-Monroe adjusts staffing

College-Monroe Township Fire Department is adjusting to staffing limitations, which may leave the Monroe Township station empty at times, according to the chief.

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Jenkins appointed to council

Village Council acted Monday to fill a vacant seat on the council and took the first steps toward enacting an increase in water and wastewater rates.

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Joshua Morrison/News Area Development Foundation has new offices in the B&O Depot, 507 West High Street, Mount Vernon.

Gottke joining ADF

Jeff Gottke of Mount Vernon, a high school teacher and member of Mount Vernon City Council, has been hired as vice president of the Area Development Foundation.

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