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eastside news

CW Council contemplates pay raise for mayor

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer Mandated by the city charter, Canal Winchester Council is considering changes to the mayor’s salary for 2020 and 2021, but no changes...

The gardening life

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer Take a walk through gardens cultivated by Canal Winchester resident Jackie Marion and you feel transported to a peaceful place where...

Keep your house safe while you’re away

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer School is out and it is vacation time—fun for families and prime time for criminals as well. Home security systems and watchful...

madison news

Cabaret Night performers delight the crowd

(Posted June 17, 2019) Messenger photos by Dedra Cordle The Joyce Hildebrand Auditorium was alive with the sound of music. On June 12, the Madison County...

London Strawberry Festival schedule of events

(Posted June 12, 2019) The 2019 London Strawberry Festival will take place June 20-22 on and around Main Street in downtown London. The Strawberry Shortcake Tent...

Ohio Cobra Club bringing cars to London once again

(Posted June 12, 2019) On June 22, the Cobras will roar into London in the Ohio Cobra Club’s annual parade of Cobras. The cars will take...

southeast news

Levy, bond issue, or both? Plus, school building repair update

By Rick Palsgrove Southeast Editor The Groveport Madison Board of Education plans to decide at its June 26 meeting whether to place a levy, levy and...

Township needs money for road repairs

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer The Madison Township trustees are finding it difficult to maintain and improve roadways without an infusion of additional cash into the...

Saltzgaber Road warehouses proposal faces opposition

By Rick Palsgrove Southeast Editor Two warehouses proposed for Saltzgaber Road have hit a snag. On June 3, the Groveport Planning and Zoning Commission voted 3-2 to...

southwest news

School board OKs agreement with administrator’s association

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer The South-Western City Schools District Board of Education has entered into a new management team agreement with the South-Western Administrators Association. At...

Beulah agreement gets the go ahead from council

By Andrea Cordle Southwest Editor Grove City Council has signed off on a development and infrastructure agreement with Townsend Construction Company concerning the redevelopment of the...

westside news

The bean dinner – one of the oldest and largest festivals

By Christine Bryant Staff Writer A favorite event among Westside residents is just around the corner. This year’s Historic Hilltop Bean Dinner Festival will take place from...

Parade marshal picked for her community service

By Sandi Latimer Staff Writer When many people face retirement, they can hardly wait to get out the door. But not Deb Wilder. Wilder, director of community...

Township plans community events this summer

By Amanda Ensinger Staff Writer At a recent Prairie Township meeting, township officials discussed some big events coming up this summer for local residents. Prairie Township Assistant...