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Mayor: Despite delays, Tim Hortons still a go

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Despite widespread rumors, city officials are saying there’s no indication Tim Hortons is bailing on its plans for a Fostoria location. Westerville-based investment firm Rensko Holdings LLC purchased several residential properties on...
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Thought behind sign holds no water

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It’s no secret Fostoria is short on funds. While city officials and community members have long been discussing the future of the city’s safety and general services, some may wonder how the city can afford summer help. An alphabet sign...
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Commissioners seeking increase in sales tax

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Hancock County elected officials, meeting Wednesday morning to discuss county finances, unanimously agreed that a three-quarter percent sales tax should be sought to replace an existing half-percent tax that expires next year. The additional tax revenue...
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Public Record

Fostoria accidents Wednesday: • Complainant reported a private property accident in the 800 block of Van Buren Street at 12:05 p.m. • Two callers reported an accident/road rage incident at 1:33 p.m. in the 1200 block of North Countyline Street. • Complainant...

Bettsville residents indicted in unrelated offenses

A Seneca County grand jury handed down a pair of indictments Wednesday morning. Justin M. Davis, 27, of Bettsville, was indicted Wednesday on one count of burglary, a third-degree felony. According to the indictment, Davis allegedly trespassed in 115 Adams St., Tiffin, on June 2...
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Fostoria guitar fest deadline nears

By LINDSAY SHAFFER STAFF WRITER Whether you picked the guitar up yesterday or have been playing for years, if you are interested in performing, this is your chance. Fostoria Guitar Fest and Craft Beer Showcase is coming July 15 to Cowboys and Angels, located at 11295 W. Ohio 18....