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Norton fire department needs your support

The Norton fire department is asking for voter support in order to continue their operations. There is a new 5.6 mill levy on the Nov. 3 ballot, a 1 mill increase over the previous levy passed in 2016. Norton Fire Chief Mike Schultz stated, “It’s never a good time to ask for money, especially with…

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Brookside development raises concerns

Tayler Thompson Herald Staff Writer Several citizens and council members shared their thoughts and concerns about the plans to develop high-density housing within the city of Norton. Council members introduced several pieces of legislation Monday evening during a virtual committee of the whole meeting regarding the planning and development of housing where the Brookside Country…

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Magics upset Titans, advance to third round

After a disappointing regular season, Barberton’s football team has stepped up in its playoff games. After defeating Lakewood 49-0 in last week’s opener at home, the No. 13 seeded Magics went on the road and beat No. 4 seed St. John’s Jesuit, 21-14 in Toledo. Junior running back Cam Macon did most of the heavy…

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