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BRIEFLY: Dalton sets leaf pickup; trick or treat times

DGKN staff report DALTON  * Curbside Leaf Pickup begins week of Oct. 25. Dalton village residents are asked to have leaves curbside for pickup beginning Monday, Oct. 25. * Trick or treat in the village is 2-4 p.m. Oct 31.  For more information, visit www.villageofdalton.us/.

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ELECTION 2021: Dalton Local renewal levy on ballot

DGKN staff report Local voters will have several candidates and a couple school renewal levies to consider Nov. 2 on their ballots. Dalton Local Schools is asking voters to approve a 2-mill (20 cents for each $100 of valuation) five-year permanent improvement renewal levy. This renewal levy is not a new tax. The district has…

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Deadline to register for general election Oct. 4

The deadline to register for the general election is Oct. 4. The general election this year is Nov. 2. Voters may visit www.VoteOhio.gov or www. WayneCountyOH.gov to register online, check their voter registration, change their address, locate their polling place, view sample ballots, and find absentee voter information. Voters also can register in person at…

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New signage set for Wenger

DGKN ARCHIVE PHOTO Crews will install signs at the Wenger Road crossover in the next couple of weeks to help guide motorists since the median was removed last year. DALTON  Over the next couple of weeks, Ohio Department of Transportation crews will be erecting signs at Wenger Road, in an effort to help motorists safely…

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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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