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Summer mood

  What a lovely summer we’ve had here in the Swamp!      The relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions has reopened restaurants, bars, movie theaters, bowling alleys, and other...

Hildo: Date with destiny

August 2nd. Circle the date on your calendar, or you will most definitely forget it. That’s the date now set for the primary election for...

Gary, we hardly knew ye: Next steps in City Politics

Ya wanna know one of the biggest lies in City Politics? Granted, there are lots of ‘em. Most have to do with being nothing more than humble public...

Putting Toledo on the map

You may not have noticed it, but the local pol musical chairs game is in full swing. One of the main players is State Rep...

Hildo: Winner, winner, chicken dinner

It’s that time of the year. The madness of March at last gives way, and it’s time to celebrate the good, the bad, and the ugly of...

Democracy Day returns to Council Chambers

Citizens, elected officials and more are invited to take part in this year’s Democracy Day event, taking place on Wednesday, March 30 in Council...

City Politics – Of forests and trees

We probably shouldn’t blame him for feeling a bit feisty and entitled. Seriously, no one had ever accomplished what he accomplished. We’re talking about the...

New Toledo Safety Directors Look Ahead

In December it was announced that former Toledo Fire Chief Brian Byrd would take over as the Safety Director of the city, with Oregon...

More than $2.2M in federal funding announced for NW Ohio airports

On Nov. 15, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. The $1.2 trillion piece of legislation includes...

HILDO: The arrogance of youth

New year, new column.  Same old bad attitude. And wotta year, right? We got to use letters of the Greek alphabet we’d never heard of!...

HILDO: Take it to the limits

Gary Byers may be the Rodney Dangerfield of City Politics, Gary gets no respect. See, Gary is what you might call a career politician. Elected...

Carty to the rescue?

First things first. As we predicted, Carty got shellacked. He got trounced. Filleted and served. Embarrassed and dismissed.  It was the most lopsided mayoral election...