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Tuesday, May 03, 2016
  • Jay voters go to polls Tuesday
    Since the Iowa caucus in February, voters around the nation have been weighing in on the presidential candidate field. On Tuesday, Indiana voters will get their turn.
  • Dunkirk to start watch
    DUNKIRK — Break-ins have been a frequent problem. City officials have decided to take action.
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  • A complicated holiday pay policy for Jay Emergency Medical Service employees received backing from Jay County Commissioners on Monday after reassurances from JEMS director Pat Frazee that the policy adds no cost to the county and is being administered fairly.
  • Redkey sewer bidding open
    REDKEY — After more than a decade of warnings, fines, citations and — most importantly — a long search for funding, improvements to Redkey’s sewer system will begin this summer.
  • Redkey will honor fallen
    REDKEY — The town will take more than just Memorial Day to honor those who have lost their lives in service to their country.
  • One inspection contract approved
    As Portland prepares for two sidewalk projects to begin, the inspection contractors offered agreements but only one was accepted.
  • Council considering reclassification
    Council members will consider changing a job description and salary classification. But they are concerned about the precedent it might set.
  • City must have a plan
    Downtown redevelopment must first start with a plan, a Ball State University expert told a local audience Tuesday.
  • State to fund flood response plan
    The Indiana Department of Homeland Security wants Portland to plan its response to the next flood while the sun is still shining.
  • County plans to seek grant
    Jay County hopes to leverage some of its recent special distribution of local option income tax revenues by winning a matching grant that could provide another $500,000 for local roads and bridges.
  • DUNKIRK — Concerned citizens approached city council Monday about flooding and thefts in their neighborhood.
  • Jay needs a long-term plan
    Start planning, keep planning and plan ahead.
  • Criticism of the Jay County Commissioners' job performance by the president of the Jay County Council drew a sharp rebuke Monday.
  • City to crack down on code
    As the weather progressively gets warmer, the City of Portland will crack down on code enforcement.
  • Time to vote
    Is a sitting commissioner or his predecessor better for the job?

The Commercial Review, Jay County's Daily Newspaper
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