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Law director caught on hot mic

At-Large Councilman Thomas “Bebe” Heitic has spent a few weeks floating the idea of across-the-board raises to the mayor, finance director and law director; they haven’t had a bump in pay for many years. His idea would be to hike all three to $109,000 and then link their raises with the bargaining units from then on.

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Watch out for that cone!

“It has been investigated and does not appear to be mine-related and will be repaired shortly,” Barberton service director Todd Shreve said May 27.

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City truck stolen

A Barberton service department worker had a bad start to his workday, looking up from his mowing to find his city-owned truck driving away.

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