ASHTABULA — The city of Ashtabula is considering the pursuit of a state program that would allow it to apply for grants for historic preservation.

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KINGSVILLE TOWNSHIP — Contractors are nearing completion on the Kingsville Street Department’s new garage, three years after the previous garage was destroyed by a fire.

ASHTABULA — Renew Partners LLC (Renew), a northeast Ohio developer, recently announced plans in May to invest $12 million to redevelop the former Carlisle’s building on Main Avenue into apartments, office and retail space.

CONNEAUT — The city of Conneaut has done quite a bit of work on the city’s infrastructure in the first six months of the year, with more on tap for the rest of 2019.

Kite skiing, kayaking, swimming, jet skiing and sailing are just a few of the summer activities available for residents of Ashtabula County and tourists visiting for a bit of the good life.

CONNEAUT — For years, Lori McLaughlin’s involvement in the community has been all about giving. Now some of that charity is helping her through a traumatic time.

I’m calling upon grandmothers everywhere to unite, to stand behind me as I face our common enemy — those kids we raised.

ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — The Garage Sale Bonanza made another visit to the former Ashtabula Armory motor pool garage on Saturday with a large crowd showing up for bargains.

NORTH KINGSVILLE — One of the most notable accomplishments of the first half of 2019 for the village is that the North Kingsville Police Department is fully staffed after starting the year off with a number of empty positions.

CONNEAUT — For several years, Ann Wiley of Conneaut has been able to dovetail work and volunteerism around a common purpose.

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ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Aldi's Ashtabula Township store is undergoing a 3,500-square-foot expansion to deliver more "fresh, organic and east-to-prepare" foods, as well as additional refrigeration space, according to its website.

SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP — Kids for a Positive Change from Ashtabula Area City Schools and St. John School will have a table outside Giant Eagle on July 27-28.

JEFFERSON — A jury trial for a Saybrook Township man accused of killing his estranged wife last summer has been scheduled for February.

A young adult from Stark County is the first confirmed case of measles in Ohio in 2019, one of more than 1,100 cases of the disease that have been reported nationwide.

ROCK CREEK — The Great Lakes Medieval Faire kicks off its summer festivities Saturday.

Reckless driving at the intersection of Detroit Street and Lake Erie Street at 4:02 a.m. on July 10.

ASHTABULA  — The Ashtabula Municipal Court will launch a new court date notification service in August to remind citizens of upcoming hearings and other court obligations via email or text messages.

SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP — The Dragon Back to School Bash will celebrate the start of a new school year for students in the Ashtabula Area City Schools District.

RICHMOND TOWNSHIP — A man was robbed, assaulted and shots were fired Sunday evening at Pymatuning State Park, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

ANDOVER — A man is seeking to remove Pymatuning Creek from the state’s designation as a wild and scenic river on the grounds the move infringes on private property rights, however officials say he is fighting an unnecessary battle.

JEFFERSON —The cost to homeowners in Plymouth Township who live in the Meadowood allotment and have to tie into sanitary sewers was finalized Tuesday.

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JEFFERSON — Thanks to recent sunny skies and warm temperatures, the refurbishment of the grandstand is underway at the county fairgrounds.

JEFFERSON — Former Conneaut Council member Philip Garcia’s trial has been scheduled for Nov. 12.

JEFFERSON — A woman who drove the truck that ran over and killed a 4-year-old girl during a family gathering last year was sentenced Monday.

ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — The county’s new police task force made its first arrests Monday.

SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP — The Ashtabula Area City Schools Board of Education has hired a woman with 25 years of educational experience to fill the district’s new director of state and federal programs position for the next three years.

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POINT MARION [ndash] Dr. Charles M. Hyde, Jr., 85, of Point Marion, Pa., died Saturday, July 13, 2019, as the result of an ATV accident. Born April 24, 1934, in Ashtabula County, Ohio, he was a son of the late Velma (Benjamin) and Charles M. Hyde, Sr. He was the much beloved veterinarian for…

JEFFERSON [ndash] Family of Alan Canfield would like for you to join them in memory of him, on July 27, 2019, at 12:00 pm with Pastor Scott Ardary, Pentecostal Community Church, 5248 Peck Road, Jefferson, Ohio 44047.

Sam Robertson, 40, loving father, son, brother, and much more, passed away 7/13/19 in Harpersfield. Per Sam's request, there are no services, but full obituary will be available: www.behmfuneral.com. Benefit account will be made for his son, Aiden.