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Recent articles by Kelly:

Alliance house fire displaces six residents

A fire Monday morning at a multi-family house displaced six residents at 249 S. Liberty Ave. → Read More

'New modes of transit.' Bird electric scooters roll into Canton

City residents and visitors now can rent Bird electric scooters to ride across Canton. → Read More

Canton City Council denies zone change for senior housing

Plans for a senior housing complex proposed late last year ended Monday at City Council. → Read More

Lead Safe Canton has one project done, many to go

Community Development Director Rollin Seward encourages more residents to apply for the city's housing programs. → Read More

Canton, community partners plan southeast grocery, health center

A long-awaited grocery store and health center in southeast Canton might be a step closer to reality soon. → Read More

Canton expects to refund $5 million in income taxes to remote workers

Canton City Council also approved $68.3 million in spending this year, the bulk of which will pay for personnel. → Read More

Canton shows support for Ukraine with flags, city lights

The city placed about 25 flags along Market Avenue near the intersections of Tuscarawas Street and U.S. Route 62. → Read More

Canton City Council moves forward with Centennial Plaza bathrooms

Canton City Council authorized the mayor or service director to lease land for public bathrooms and a storage facility near Centennial Plaza. → Read More

Renkert Building receives $4.2 million in new tax credits

The state on Wednesday awarded tax credits to 13 projects, including the Renkert Building at 306 Market Ave. N → Read More

Canton searching for new police chief

The city of Canton expects to name a new police chief by mid-March. → Read More

Canton park events to cost organizers more

The Canton Board of Park Commissioners on Tuesday voted to increase fees for having events in city parks → Read More

Stark County storm: North to get snow, south will see sleet before flakes

Northern Stark can expect snow — lots of it. Southern Stark can expect sleet and then snow, still a lot of it — unless Mother Nature changes her mind. → Read More

Stark agencies prepare for winter storm Landon

Stark County agencies are preparing for a major storm expected to sweep into the area Thursday. → Read More

It's free: Area libraries add Pro Football HOF passes to new, existing programs

Some local libraries now — or soon will — offer free admission to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. → Read More

How is PACE financing being used in Stark?

The DoubleTree by Hilton, the Greens at Belden and the Hall of Fame Village's Center for Excellence are using an innovative financing program. → Read More

Canton parking changes coming this spring

Canton will automate its parking garages and provide digital payment options. → Read More

Canton council approves new chief building official

City Council on Monday agreed to enter a professional services agreement with architect Charles Corcoran's firm. → Read More

A dozen new dispensaries eyeing Stark County area region

A dozen prospective medical cannabis dispensaries have applied for new licenses in either Stark, Tuscarawas, Carroll or Columbiana counties. → Read More

Akron man sentenced to 42 years to life

Clifford D. Walters Jr. will spend 42 years to life in prison for fatally shooting a Lake Township man. → Read More

Unsung Hero: Henry C. Mack fighting for his Canton neighborhood

Henry C. Mack has lived his life in service to his Canton community. → Read More