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Monday, May 21, 2018
  • Board nixes High Street work
    A plan for installing sidewalks on High Street has been canceled.
  • Abatement rejected
    Council said, “No.”
  • Developer gives wind farm details
    More information was presented Wednesday about the proposed wind farm that was a hot topic at Monday’s Jay County Commissioners meeting.
  • Wind farm is hot topic
    Interest in the topic of a potential new wind farm in Jay County was significant enough Monday to require a change of venue.
  • Hudson has two challengers
    None of the Republican candidates for the commissioner seat have ever run for public office before — even though one of them is the incumbent.
  • Council creates committee
    A committee will be formed in an effort to find a way to provide some financial relief for the members of Jay County Regional Sewer District.
  • Committee nears recommendations
    Portland’s wage committee is almost ready to propose a standardized system for paying the city’s employees. 
  • Four seeking Redkey nominations
    Two Redkey Town Council seats are up for election. Four Democrats are hoping to earn a spot on the November ballot.
  • Answer on Millers Branch is unclear
    Jay County Commissioners are still looking for a definitive answer to the question of whether the Army Corps of Engineers has authority over Millers Branch, which has been the source of on-going issues with flooding in downtown Portland.
  • Wind, water and $
    Wind energy, flood mitigation and budget control.
  • City will lease patcher
    The City of Portland will lease a new spray patcher instead of buying one outright in an effort to save money.
  • Trash cost won't increase
    FORT RECOVERY — Residents won’t see their bills for trash collection go up for at least another five years.
  • New procedure approved
    DUNKIRK — Repair, document, verify.
  • Commissioners grill Bradley
    County commissioners put Jay County Development Corporation executive director Bill Bradley on the hot seat Monday, grilling him for specifics on economic success stories.
  • City to join Main Street program
    Portland will soon be designated as a Main Street community through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs. 
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The Commercial Review, Jay County's Daily Newspaper
P.O. Box 1049 Portland, IN 47371