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Niles council debates latest version of recovery plan

The mayor indicated he may call several emergency meetings within the next few days to assure the legislation passes on time.

Girard city officials cite steps to plug general-fund deficit

By SARAH LEHR GIRARD Officials say the city is taking steps to plug its

Commissioners vote to expand courthouse restoration

County also will replace lighting in juvenile justice center

Youngstown board awarded a $912,093 contract to pave six city streets

The work will start in two to three weeks and take up to 60 days to complete

Youngstown council members support a management contract for amphitheater, but will wait until July to vote

Council members want to discuss the proposals further before voting on contracts

Youngstown receives only 1 bid below estimate for street projects

The project will be done in August and take about two weeks to finish

Mahoning jail lighting to be replaced

The Mahoning County commissioners have approved a $566,607 jail lighting replacement contract.

Liberty trustees say no to medical-marijuana businesses

Trustees bar medical-marijuana facilities from township.

Chairman elaborates on rationale for sales-tax recommendation

Matas said the group agreed to recommend a half-percent sales-tax increase that would raise an additional $12.7 million annually. At the same time, it recommended a reduction in property taxes of $2.7 million.

Restored statues returning to Mahoning Courthouse roof

The Mahoning County commissioners approved a road closing for the Mount Carmel Celebration.

Youngstown’s only public pool will open thanks to an aquatics instructor

Without enough lifeguards, there were doubts about it opening

Boardman sewage plant to be upgraded

The Boardman wastewater treatment plant will be upgraded to accept new sewage flow.

Vigorito failed to teach scheduled water operator classes, document says

Applicants paid $100 each; required classes were not taught; and tests were issued with answer sheets to get fraudulent certificates, bill says.

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