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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
  • Dunkirk gives loan
    DUNKIRK — A pair of developers will received a $25,000 loan from the city to open two restaurants in the former Todd Opera House, pending a development agreement.
  • Company to offer ag recycling
    Jay County farmers will likely get the chance get rid of their agricultural plastic — for free.
  • Taxing changes
    Indiana’s farmers are getting a tax cut, a result of a new way that base tax rates for agricultural land are calculated.
  • Council approves D.C. trip
    Portland Mayor Randy Geesaman will be heading to Washington, D.C., for three days in June to speak with a variety of legislators and federal agencies on behalf of Portland.
  • FR will see rate increases
    FORT RECOVERY — Water and sewer rates will go up April 1.
  • Jay leaves planning district
    Jay County is dropping out of the East Central Indiana Regional Planning District. And it’s not the only county to do so.
  • Income driven
    Non-profit organizations and churches offer help for those who struggle with food insecurity. But they are far from the only options.
  • Variance request denied
    The first request for an exception to new confined feeding rules that were put in place last year has been denied.
  • Trash pickup rates increase
    Trash pickup rates in Geneva will increase April 1.
  • Plans call for restaurants
    DUNKIRK — A decision about funding to help with the development of a pair of new restaurants will come in two weeks.
  • Drainage agreement approved
    Road use and drainage plans for Bluff Point Wind Energy Center that were presented Monday to Jay County Commissioners appear to be in order.
  • Officials to research solar rules
    No solar energy projects are on the horizon, but local officials want to be prepared in case any arise.
  • County system to be reviewed
    Job descriptions and compensation will be reviewed for all county employees.
  • Park board hears project proposals
    Leftover funds in the Portland’s water park construction fund will be used to make additional improvements to the city’s park system.
  • FR to see electric savings
    FORT RECOVERY — While one utility rate is headed for an increase in April, local residents will see some savings on another by the end of the year.
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