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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 Lisa Sobecki. She has successfully made the jump from long...

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 City Politics with our own highly coveted awards, the Hildys. Envelope please. And the...

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 Chambers at One Government Center, or via Zoom. The annual event,...

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 boy phenom, the T-Town wunderkind, the Mayor of one of...

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 police officer Angel Tucker becoming Deputy Safety Director and Byrd’s...

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 more than $550 billion for infrastructure — roads, bridges, airports...