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The Adams County Carnegie Library is a historic structure, and while its present condition may not be pristine, it is nonetheless worth saving from demolition, a group of about two dozen local residents agreed at the second public meeting of the Friends of the Carnegie Library Thursday night at Riverside Center.
Officials with the Adams County Regional Sewer District board are hopeful bids will be taken in February for construction of the county’s first-ever rural sewer collection system.
The new year is just around the corner, and Adams Central Community Schools’ board of education will find that with the new year will come a new board member. Board member Dave Fox will resign from the board effective Dec. 31. The board has 30 days from that date to fill the vacancy. If no district resident submits an application, the seat will be filled through an appointment by Adams County Circuit Court Judge Chad Kukelhan.
The controversial policy regarding the acceptance of part-time students that has been circling over the heads of the North Adams Board of Trustees the past several months was finally put to rest Tuesday evening.
Having read that Adams County Councilman Dennis Bluhm questioned the benefits of the Adams County Economic Development Department near the end of last month’s county council meeting, EDC Executive Director Larry Macklin placed himself on council’s December agenda to address Bluhm’s concerns.
Bellmont High School Principal Kim Harsh Hiatt has announced Monica Miller has been named a Commended Student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Miller, a senior at BHS, is the daughter of Charles and Jacqueline Miller. She was honored for achieving high scores on the PSAT test as a junior.
Kelly Sickafoose, executive director of Drug Free Adams County, along with Adams County Superior Court Judge Patrick Miller, appeared before the Adams County Council Tuesday morning to request the annual allocation and distribution of funds for the Drug Free group. During that session, Miller told councilors he is planning to start a drug court for major offenders next year and explained how the program would work.
The new year is almost upon us, bringing with it several changes to Adams County. One of those changes took place Tuesday evening during the meeting of the North Adams school board when board member Jim Voglewede submitted his letter of resignation, effective Dec. 31.
Vocalist Fernando Tarango narrated ‘“Twas the Night Before Christmas” as the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Conductor Chia-Hsuan Lin, performed Tuesday evening at the Erekson Theatre at Bellmont High School.