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Danbury Township Trustees — July 25 meeting

At the regular meeting of the Danbury Township Trustees held July 25, the following business was conducted:
• The township was awarded a grant from the Joint Solid Waste District in the amount of $488 for the purchase of a prescription drop box that will be installed inside the police station. The township will contribute $163 in matching funds.
• Road Superintendent Brett Waldron reported the department had two services at the cemetery, the mapping section of the cemetery software is nearly complete, he met with the insurance adjustor to review township properties for hail damage, brush is currently being ground, an electrical problem at the Keeper’s House was resolved, the clean-up week was successful with 17 Dumpsters and two scrap metal bins being used, the ball fields have been used 49 times, hydrant markers are being placed on township and county roads, overflow at the recycling area was discussed as well as the plan for the new recycling dumpsters from Joint Solid Waste.

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Cardboard boat race set for Saturday

Anchor’s Away Marina is holding its annual Cardboard Craft Race for Critters at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4.
Groups are invited to build a boat out of cardboard and compete to see which captain makes it farthest “out to sea” before sinking. Proceeds benefit the animals at the Humane Society of Ottawa County.
For information and registration forms, call Anchor’s Away at 419-734-1395. The marina is located at 5925 E. Saylor, in Marblehead.

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Chicken barbecue Sunday in Marblehead

St. Joseph Catholic Church will be hosting its annual Chicken Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 29. The chicken will be prepared by the Bar-B-Que Traveler. Dinner includes half-chicken, baked potato with butter and sour cream, vegetable and coleslaw.
The cost is $8 for adults or $5.50 for children under 12 (quarter-chicken dinner). Carry-out service is available. Tickets will be available at the door. The church is located at 822 Barclay St., Marblehead.
For information or to reserve tickets, contact any choir member or the parish office at 419-798-4177.

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