Fire closes Happy Valley Chinese Restaurant, historic upstairs apartment ‘completely gutted’

Fire closes Happy Valley Chinese Restaurant, historic upstairs apartment ‘completely gutted’

A large blaze Saturday morning destroyed an apartment above Happy Valley Chinese Restaurant, 111 East Herrick Ave., and will keep the business closed ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Wellington Schools to pay $525K to settle long, bitter Kamenski lawsuit

Wellington Schools to pay $525K to settle long, bitter Kamenski lawsuit

A $525,000 settlement has been reached in the bitter feud between former Wellington Schools curriculum director Christopher Kamenski and the district....

March 13th, 2017 |  


High winds wreak havoc across area

High winds wreak havoc across area

High winds wreaked havoc across parts of Ohio on Wednesday, downing trees and causing property damage.Wind speeds of 67 miles per hour were recorded a...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Tractor Supply likely coming to Wellington, construction expected to begin in April

Tractor Supply likely coming to Wellington, construction expected to begin in April

Tractor Supply Company plans to spend $2.5 million to build a new store on Wellington’s southern end, pending approval of building permits.The p...

February 24th, 2017 |  


DAUNTED BY DEVOS: From vouchers to grizzly bears, confirmation raises alarms here in Lorain County

DAUNTED BY DEVOS: From vouchers to grizzly bears, confirmation raises alarms here in Lorain County

Teachers unions across the nation were breathing fire the moment Betsy DeVos was appointed Secretary of Education on Feb. 6.Now that the dust has begu...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Old McCormick land ready for turnover to village

Old McCormick land ready for turnover to village

Ownership of the former McCormick Middle School property should soon be transferred to the village.The Wellington school board approved the sale Feb. ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Wellington educators wince at state budget numbers

Wellington educators wince at state budget numbers

Can a $500,000 hit in state funding be absorbed by the Wellington Schools?That’s what Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s 2018 and 2019 budget proposa...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Aviles, Walker take home top cop honors

Aviles, Walker take home top cop honors

Det. Robert Aviles and dispatching supervisor Sue Walker have been tabbed as the Wellington police department’s 2016 officer and dispatcher of t...

February 10th, 2017 updated: February 10th, 2017. |  


DEATH TOLL AT FOUR A WEEK

DEATH TOLL AT FOUR A WEEK

There’s a look of disgust painted on Stephen Evans’ face.He shakes his head. “Some say we should just let them die,” he says. ...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Knapp is Firefighter of the Year

Knapp is Firefighter of the Year

Ken Knapp was named the 2016 Firefighter of the Year Jan. 28 at the Wellington fire district’s annual awards dinner.The 26-year-old Wellington n...

February 6th, 2017 updated: February 6th, 2017. |