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Summer concerts continue to entertain

Tom Petty lives on in spirit. King’s Highway, a tribute band to Tom Petty, did not disappoint fans of the great rock musician for the Summer Concert Series at the Lake Anna Gazebo. Petty and The Heartbreakers recorded a number of hits such as “American Girl,” “Running Down A Dream,” “Free Fallin’” and “Don’t Come…

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Have you seen me?

The Barberton Herald publishes the most wanted by Norton and Barberton Police departments each week in the Cops Section. For the news you need, call 330-753-1068 to subscribe. #barbertonpolice #nortonpolice www.barbertoncops.com www.nortoncops.com  

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Read city council agendas

Click on the links for the agendas for Barberton and Norton city councils. Barberton – 07-09-18-Barberton-Council-Agenda Norton – 07-09-18-Norton-Council-Agenda

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Help police ID midnight shopper

Just after midnight July 4, an unknown male was inside the closed Walgreen’s at 900 Wooster Road N. in Barberton. Store video shows the man in the store at 6:30 p.m. Tipsters can call Detective Russell at 330-861-7254.

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The Salvation Army welcomes new Lieutenants

Everyone is Welcome!  Please stop by Wednesday, July 11, 4:30 – 6 p.m. to say hello to Lt. Beth and Lt. Ashley. They are new to our Army and to our area. Refreshments will be served. The Barberton Salvation Army is downtown, 560 Wooster Road West next to the Fire Station.

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See what’s up at city council

Click on the links for city council agendas. 07-02-18 Barberton Council   There will be a special Planning Committee meeting in the jury room Monday, July 9 at 6:45 p.m.  There was not a quorum July 2 and a piece of legislation needs to be added to the agenda. 07-02-18-Norton Council meeting canceled

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Norton BOE cuts 27 jobs

Jim Eritano Herald Staff Writer Norton Board of Education members approved a reduction in the workforce by eliminating positions and reducing hours. The agreement between the Norton Board of Education and OASPE Local 167, was recommended by Superintendent Dana Addis. Employees at all four schools plus transportation will be affected.  Twenty-four Special Education Assistant I…

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Durham Road resident says buyers will regret it

Jim Eritano Herald Staff Writer A Norton resident told city council members that the Barberton Speedway will make people regret moving into the planned development on Clark Mill Road. Noise from the Speedway is a problem for Durham Road resident Becky Woodruff and her neighbors. Acres of wooded land between Durham Road and the racetrack…

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