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ASHTABULA — The Ashtabula County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board is sponsoring a 10-day Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Peer Recovery Supporter training.

• A suspicious person was reported at Jackson and Chestnut streets at 12:08 a.m. on March 2.

JEFFERSON — Charlie Frye is out at the Ashtabula County Board of Elections after a meeting on Wednesday.

JEFFERSON — A project to protect the sewer lines on several streets on the west side of the village started Tuesday, said Jefferson Village Administrator Pasquale Martuccio.

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CONNEAUT — Conneaut schools Superintendent Lori Riley has been named 2020 Citizen of the Year by the Conneaut Chamber of Commerce.

• A suspicious person was reported in the 500 block of Buffalo Street at 2:12 a.m. on Feb. 26.

ASHTABULA — The cars gathered at Kent State Ashtabula to proceed through the Harbor and arrive in the 2000 block of Walnut to help Ray Lee celebrate his 90th birthday on Sunday afternoon.

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Families struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic can apply for help from a program coordinated by Ashtabula County Community Action Agency, said the agency’s Community Development Coordinator Alissa Holdson.

JEFFERSON — Organizers of the 2021 Ashtabula County Fair have their fingers crossed for a full fair this year, Fair Board President Brian Edelman said.

Area advocates for the developmentally disabled are using the month of March to highlight the inclusion of people with such disabilites into the daily life of the community, said Manda Jackson, Community Outreach Education Specialist for the Ashtabula County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

JEFFERSON — The Ashtabula County Board of Commissioners hope to pass a final budget for 2021 at the second meeting in March, County Administrator Janet Discher said.

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ASHTABULA — People seeking to donate non-perishable food to those in need were greeted by two people waving signs on Saturday afternoon during a food drive sponsored by the Ashtabula County NAACP and Country Neighbor.

ASHTABULA — In an ongoing effort to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, a network across Ohio is studying samples of wastewater to look for the presence of fragments from the virus that cause the disease.

• Mark Allen Rosario, of 429 West 52nd Street, Ashtabula, was indicted on one county of domestic violence, a fourth degree felony.

ORWELL — Village council has made an offer to a potential new city manager after a Thursday evening executive session, said Council President David Hartz.

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HARPERSFIELD TOWNSHIP — Myriad big athletic events are coming to Spire Institute during the next several months.

ASHTABULA — Come mid-March, there will be two new faces at the Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority.

Last Monday morning, Delightful Granddaughter got her Chevy Sonic stuck in the driveway.

ASHTABULA — Goodwill Northeast Ohio and Northwest Pennsylvania employs more than 125 people at stores in Ashtabula, Madison and Erie, said Phillip Johnston organization chief executive officer .

At a meeting on Wednesday night, the Ashtabula County Metroparks Board of Commissioners discussed potential work on the former pro shop at Red Brook Metropark.

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