• WARCOG 16 percent over 2018 projected budget
    by By DYLAN SAMS Staff Writer on December 19, 2018 at 1:38 am

    WOOSTER — The Wooster-Ashland Regional Council of Governments operated about 16 percent over its projected budget in 2018, but is anticipated to reduce its total budget by 6 percent in a budget adopted for 2019. The numbers were revealed by WARCOG director and Wooster Fire Chief Barry Saley during WARCOG’s annual meeting in Wooster on Tuesday. The difference between the original budget for 2018 and the updated projected budget for the year comes from the [... […]

  • The bus stops here: Ashland City Schools driver retires after 33 years
    by By JESSICA SPEWEIKE Staff Writer on December 19, 2018 at 1:23 am

    In her surprise, Cindy Gorsuch couldn’t even step in the door of the break room at the Ashland City Schools bus garage, as her family, friends and co-workers gathered on Tuesday to throw her a surprise retirement party. For 33 years, Cindy made sure to say good morning to her students as they boarded her bus each morning and good night as they left each afternoon. Cindy has worked at ACS since 1991 and kept her schedule of getting up at 4:30 a.m. each school day, [... […]

  • This holiday season could be the busiest ever for travelers
    by By Katey Psencik on December 18, 2018 at 10:28 pm

    More people will travel for the holidays this year than ever before, according to a new report.AAA forecasts that more than one-third of Americans will travel this holiday season, a record-breaking 112.5 million travelers. That's a 4.4 percent increase over last year and the most AAA has ever tracked.The majority of travelers will be on the roads. AAA expects 102.1 million people to drive to their holiday destinations this year, and 6.7 million people will travel by plane. [... […]

  • Top stories of 2018: The midterms
    by By Joe Harrington on December 18, 2018 at 7:45 pm

    Almost every news event of 2018 was impacted by the midterm elections in November. Whether it was gun violence, climate change possibly responsible for hurricanes and wildfires and the actions of Saudi Arabia, the midterm conversation surrounded everything.Throughout 2018, state primary elections captured the attention of the country, like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s stunning win in a New York Democratic primary. After the primaries, the attention focused on the general [... […]

  • UPDATED: Doylestown double murder victims called wonderful neighbors
    by By JACK ROONEY Reporter on December 18, 2018 at 7:20 pm

    Police say son killed his parents before killing himself; parents' cause of death is still unknown. […]