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Free Water Monitoring Conducted by Concerned Citizens Ohio

| Published on November 27, 2013

Shalersville – Free well water monitoring will be conducted  the first Sunday in December, Dec. 1, 2013, at Sand Hill Stable 4311 State Route 303, just west of the 303/44  intersection. This is the first testing since the start of the new quarterly testing schedule.
Trained water monitors from Concerned Citizens …

Mantua – Shalersville Area Chamber News

| Published on November 27, 2013

Shalersville – The Mantua-Shalersville Area Chamber met for their monthly meeting at the Shalersville Town Hall last Wednesday November 20, 2013. President Christine Pittsinger called the meeting to order.  After brief introductions were made, the guest speaker, Peter Young from Benefits 1 was introduced. Mr. Young talked about the up …

Free Water Well Monitoring

| Published on June 24, 2013

On June 24, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. (fourth Monday of every month) Concerned Citizens Ohio/Hiram will offer free monthly private water well monitoring using Sierra Club meters to test for “indicators” of water quality in the Community Room (downstairs) of the Hiram Christian Church, 6868 Wakefield Road, Hiram, OH 44234 …

Find Your Voice at Upcoming Forum

| Published on March 23, 2013

Shalersville – When Bill Baker learned that injection wells – those wells built for long-term storage of the waste products of the hydraulic injection process, were to be drilled in targeted areas of Mansfield, Baker’s passion for citizens’ rights was ignited. For those unfamiliar with the process, an injection well …

Putting a Face on Fracking — Hearing from Homeowners (Part Two)

| Published on January 9, 2013

Our little corner of Northeast Ohio is experiencing a new wave of oil and gas exploration, as new drilling and production technologies make extraction of oil and gas from the shale deposits deep beneath the land more accessible. Over the past 18 – 24 months, energy company “landmen” and leasing …

Free Monthly Water Testing

| Published on November 29, 2012

Homeowners with wells in Shalersville, Mantua, Hiram, Nelson, and surrounding areas are invited to bring their water to be tested for free. Concerned Citizens Ohio/Shalersville will test well water at no charge on Sunday, Dec. 2, starting at 3:15 P.M., at the King of Glory Church in the Streetsboro Plaza, …

Mantua-Shalersville Chamber Chatter

| Published on September 29, 2012

The Mantua-Shalersville Area Chamber of Commerce met on September 19.  After introductions, member groups and organizations made general announcements. Edie Benner, President of the Downtown Mantua Revitalization Corporation (DMRC), announced that the DMRC has received a grant for streetscape improvements to the south end of the Village. The DMRC will …

Mantua Chamber Golf Outing Huge Success

| Published on June 18, 2012

The 8th annual Golf Outing for the Mantua Chamber Scholarship Fund was held on June 6th at the beautifully  renovated Tanglewood Country Club in Bainbridge.  It was a beautiful day filled with sunshine and anticipation as 16 teams tee’d off at 12:30.  

Shalersville’s pancake breakfast turns 30

| Published on March 23, 2012

Shalersville – Sunlight has not edged over the horizon yet when Virginia Goodell pulls into the parking lot of the Shalersville Townhall. The parking lot soon will be filled and the air will soon smell like maple syrup, but not yet. Right now, the only sounds are the hiss of …

Informational Meeting About Fracking & Land Leases

| Published on August 27, 2011

Shalersville – A meeting to address residents’  concerns about fracking and land leases will be held in Shalersville, at the Shalersville Townhall, 9090 State Route 44, Ravenna,  on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011, at 7 P.M. SHARP.
Presenters will discuss the impacts of leasing and also address the leases currently circulating in …

New Maintenance Garage Open

| Published on May 28, 2011

Shalersville – A ribbon- cutting and open house was held for the new Portage County Water Resources Operations and Maintenance Equipment Garage  on Tuesday, May 24th. The facility is on Infirmary Road in Shalersville at the Water Resources lab location. The building will extend the life of vehicles that had always …

Could Airport Expansion Generate More Jobs?

| Published on November 24, 2010

Shalersville Twp. – Portage County Regional Airport’s seven-member board of directors dreams about extending the runway to 5,000 feet so that it can accommodate bigger corporate jets. This, in turn, would attract substantial industries to the nearby light industrial park along State Route 44. And this equation adds up …