Local Government

Interested in running for Dalton Village Council?

DALTON  Interested in running for Dalton Village Council? The deadline for filing petitions is 4 p.m., Monday, August 2. Interested candidates may contact the Wayne County Board of Elections 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. There are four of the six village council seats that are up for re-election this fall and are…

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Red Cross building is new home for county health department

PHOTO PROVIDED From left, Commissioner Ron Amstutz, Commissioner Sue Smail, Kim Hall, chair of the Heartland, Stark, and Muskingum Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross board, Kim Kroh, Executive Director of the Heartland, Stark, and Muskingum Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross, Health Commissioner Nick Cascarelli, Commissioner Becky Foster. WOOSTER  Wayne County has…

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Graham, Johnson retire from Wayne County Sheriff’s Office

After more than 30 years of service each, Executive Assistant Karen Graham and Chief Deputy Doug Johnson recently announced their plans to retire from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, according to a news release. “It is a sad day for me,” said Sheriff Travis Hutchinson during a gift presentation during their retirement party at the…

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ODOT to add signs to ease Dalton traffic congestion

DALTON  Mayor Dennis Finley believes adding some additional signs may help with some of the congestion motorists have been experiencing heading northbound along state Route 94. Finley said that after a lengthy discussion with an Ohio Department of Transportation engineer he learned the original intent during the design of the upgrades to state Route 94…

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Q & A with CCA Income Tax Service

DGKN staff report Editor’s note: As Dalton Village Council prepares to hear a third reading to switch income tax service to the Central Collection Agency, we asked for questions on our Facebook page and presented all three questions/comments that we received, as well as posed a few of our own, to Kevin L. Preslan, CPA,…

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SPECIAL ELECTION UPDATE: Sugar Creek Township, Burbank levies pass

The Sugar Creek Township Roads and Bridges levy passed Tuesday at the special election, according to unofficial final results on the Wayne County Board of Elections website. Residents cast 187 votes for the tax levy and 28 votes against the levy. Of 4,054 registered voters, 215 (5.3 percent) cast votes at the polls. The 2-mill…

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SCT trustees: Support road and bridge levy May 4

The Sugar Creek Township board of trustees would like to encourage residents to vote on May 4, 2021. We have filed a renewal of our existing road and bridge levy for the May ballot and ask for your support. This levy has been a main source of funding for the cost of repair and maintenance…

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