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Monday, March 30, 2020
  • Shutting down
    The vote was unanimous, even though only one Jay County Commissioner was in the room.
  • COVID focused
    Coronavirus pandemic dominates the discussion amongst local officials at commissioners’ meeting.
  • Aviation board moving forward
    It’s been a busy few weeks for Portland Board of Aviation.
  • Limiting contact
    Many offices at Jay County Courthouse will be closed to the public as of the end of business today.
  • Council commits to airport project
    Portland Municipal Airport’s planned runway extension got a boost Monday when Portland City Council voted to pick up part of the tab for the project.
  • Building new
    The fairgrounds will have a new restroom facility.
  • Jay County Election Board this week voted unanimously to shift the Wabash and Madison precinct polling sites.
  • Dunkirk proud
    In his first State of the City Address, Dunkirk Mayor Jack Robbins touted existing and new local businesses and looked ahead to planned infrastructure updates.
  • County won’t help pay for runway
    Runway expansion at Portland Municipal Airport won’t get financial support from county government.
  • Dunkirk considering utility fee
    Dunkirk officials are considering adding a new utility fee to help pay for flood mitigation and other needed upgrades in the city.
  • Legislative intern
    Nearly four years ago, Portland native Alex Clark was majoring in nursing at the University of Indianapolis.
  • Pandemic plans
    Plans are in place.
  • One OK'd, two tabled
    Downtown Portland will look a bit different after this summer.
  • Sidewalk step tabled, then OK’d
    Blaine Pike paving and sidewalk project moves forward
  • Adding a course?
    Every year, golf aficionados begin the spring by engulfing themselves in the Masters at Augusta National Golf Course.
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