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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The boil advisory issued for much of eastern and southern Norwalk has been lifted.

City officials say the water is safe to drink.  The boil advisory was issued Sunday after a large water main break near Executive Drive.  Again, the boil advisory in Norwalk has been lifted.

 

Tonight is when the Norwalk Board of Education will decide which one of three tax options will appear on the fall ballot.

The choices include two proposed operating levies, 6 mills and 6.5 mills. They would generate between $1.8 and $2 million annually. The third option would replace an existing half-percent income tax, with a 1.25 percent income tax. Tonight’s Norwalk school board meeting will begin at 7pm, at Norwalk High School.

 

Sandusky County officials have declared a state of emergency, in hopes of getting state disaster funds, to clean up from last week’s severe storms.

Bellevue, Clyde and Fremont were hit hard by high winds and flooding. Two tornadoes touched down in Bellevue.

 

Norwalk police are investigating Monday’s two-car crash that sent several people to the hospital.

The red-light crash occurred at the intersection of Gallup Avenue and Republic Street. A crash report is incomplete. According to Captain Eric Hipp, it may be ready later today.

 

A chain-reaction crash tied up some of U.S. Route 250 in Perkins Township yesterday.

The early afternoon accident occurred near Mad River Harley Davidson. Four cars were involved. Three people were taken to the hospital, for treatment of minor injuries. Northbound 250 was closed for about a half hour.

 

Ohio Turnpike tolls are going up.

Turnpike commissioners voted Monday to raise tolls 2.7 percent, effective January 1st. The new money will pay for highway projects across northern Ohio.

 

Davis-Besse is up and running again.

The nuclear power plant shut down two weeks ago, due to a coolant leak.