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Recent articles by Steven:

Massillon City Council has mixed opinions on mayor, auditor pay raise issue

Legislation is up today to raise the Massillon mayor's salary from $70,487 to $90,000 in 2024. The auditor's pay would rise from $57,000 to $77,000. → Read More

Greatness Cafe owner: Kids who come in with hand over heart at Massillon business eat free

Greatness Cafe's regular hours run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday in the Massillon Museum lobby. Sunday hours are 1 to 5 p.m. → Read More

Massillon's Summer Concert Series begins June 23 at downtown Duncan Plaza

The Massillon Summer Concert Series returns June 23 to downtown. All shows are free and run from 7 to 9 p.m. on Duncan Plaza. → Read More

Hobby Lobby store in Belden Village Commons plaza plans mid-July opening

Hobby Lobby will be the anchor tenant at Belden Village Commons shopping plaza, 4790 Everhard Road NW, in Jackson Township. → Read More

Stark agencies provide outdated safety gear to Ukrainian emergency responders

The Jackson Fire Department has provided structural firefighting gear to Ukraine to help emergency personnel in the war with Russian. → Read More

Edgy meeting ends with Massillon City Council passing $48,000 request for building

Massillon's Court Services Building, also known as the Getz Building, has received more than $48,000 of upgrades. → Read More

Massillon's 2022 street repaving effort targets 49 roads. Did your street make the cut?

Massillon is looking at repaving 10.2 miles along parts of 50 streets, according to an initial plan put together by the Engineering Department. → Read More

New Aldi retail grocery store planned for former Massillon Kmart site

An Aldi retail grocery store is in the works for the former Kmart site at 2600 Lincoln Way E in Massillon. → Read More

Hopefuls for Miss Massillonian, Outstanding Senior Boy make pitch at Thursday ceremony

A dozen Washington High School senior boys and 12 senior girls are vying for this year's Miss Massillonian and Outstanding Senior Boy titles. → Read More

U.S. Navy Band to perform May 3 at Washington High School

The U.S. Navy Band is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 3 in the Washington High School auditorium. The performance is free and open to anyone. → Read More

Perry trustees OK hiring of firefighter Tyler Merchand at Tuesday meeting

Road Department Supervisor John Masalko is researching what streets need the most attention. → Read More

Massillon still wants to make a splash at Reservoir Park

Massillon has targeted $300,000 of federal American Rescue Plan Act funds toward a proposed splash park. City Council aims for more discussion. → Read More

Book highlights Air Corps veteran Robert Kidder, of Jackson Township

Stark County WWII veteran Robert Kidder was pilot aboard a B-24 bomber on Dec. 22, 1944, when the aircraft was shot down. He survived by bailing out. → Read More

Stark County honors Vietnam War-era veterans with special tribute

There are around 25,000 U.S. military veterans residing in Stark County. Most are from the Vietnam War era. → Read More

Krönung Vapors owner Chad Heck had operated haunted house in west Massillon

Krönung Vapors adds to its brand, selling sci-fi memorabilia, vinyl records, action figures, T-shirts and "off the wall" artwork. → Read More

Massillon awards: Crabtree grabs top police honor; Podloger nabs firefighter award

Remarks by Mayor Kathy Catazaro-Perry at Friday's event focused on the city’s financial health and capital upgrades like the Duncan Plaza initiative. → Read More

Perry police donating safety vests to Ukraine military with Ohio National Guard

Gov. Mike DeWine has asked that police agencies in Ohio take inventory of personal protective gear for any surplus that can be sent to Ukraine. → Read More

Proposal aims to raise Massillon mayor's salary to $90,000 per year; auditor to $77,000

The raises would start after next election for Massillon mayor and city auditor, set for Nov. 7, 2023. → Read More

Massillon levee work estimated to finish in October or November

Once Massillon levee upgrades conclude this fall, the Towpath Trail section that runs along the Tuscarawas River will be restored and improved. → Read More

Perry Drive SW to be widened, rebuilt between Southway, 12th streets

Construction on the Perry Drive SW project is slated to start in spring 2024 and continue through August of 2025. → Read More