Mayor, William B. Judge and Norton Mayor, Mike Zita have reached an agreement to keep the Barberton City Jail open on a temporary basis in an attempt to find a long-lasting solution to sustain its operation.
Mayor Judge stated in a release, “We are working collectively with the City of Norton, our municipal judges, our law director, and police chiefs from Barberton and Norton to keep the jail open permanently. We must continue to explore solutions that will benefit both the community and the region.”
As the situation develops, additional details will be forthcoming.
Visit www.barbertonherald.com for updates and pick up the Feb. 21 edition for further details.