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Category: News and Commentary

January 15, 2022
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9min00
WILMINGTON, OH – Navigating optics to differentiate truth from reality is difficult and disorienting. In most scenarios, the truth comes to a head at some point, yet the challenge to find it can be off-putting; especially when adorned in pretty packaging. Wilmington, Ohio is amongst the average rural Midwest cities statistically. It is a community […]

December 18, 2021
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8min00
WILMINGTON, OH – The long-awaited Rombach Avenue Improvements Project “is one of the City of Wilmington’s most ambitious road construction projects,” said a City official at the beginning of the project.  After funding snags and a year’s delay due to COVID-19 concerns, the improvements to the Rombach Avenue corridor began June 1, 2021.  The project […]

December 4, 2021
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4min00
COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio’s Senates General Government Budget Committee heard testimony on HB 218, sponsored by Rep. Al Cutrona (R-Canfield) this past week. The bill would prohibit a school district from requiring a student or employee to inject a COVID-19 shot, unless the shot has been granted final approval by the FDA. The current language under […]

December 4, 2021
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7min00
USA – Have you heard? The crazies in New York are at it again! They’ve passed legislation requiring zero bail for accused criminals. You can commit a crime, get arrested, get booked at the jail, and get immediately released without posting bail. It’s wonderful for the criminals, but horrible for citizens. Just so we’re on […]

December 3, 2021
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5min00
USA – We will soon have our first bitter cold temperatures of the winter.  We don’t know exactly when it will come, but one thing is certain:  news media will come out with guidelines on how to protect ourselves from being cold.  Bundle up, cover your face and hands and ears, dress in layers, avoid […]

November 11, 2021
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6min0
WILMINGTON, OH – The City of Wilmington has recently implemented a Fee for Stormwater; i.e.: runoff water that is created by natural precipitation – namely rain and snow. According to their website – monthly billing is based on the amount of square footage a property can create, multiplied by a designated flat rate; so that […]

November 11, 2021
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3min00
WILMINGTON, OH – The slogan Live Local wasn’t coined without purpose. More often than not – the upfront cost of purchasing from a community or small business versus a big box entity may be higher; however what is the long-term cost-benefit analysis? Recently an outside entity of Mason applied for a Community Reinvestment Exemption (CRA) […]