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Water bills may be higher than expected

Due to the extenuating circumstances caused by the unusually harsh winter, the City of Port Clinton was forced to estimate most water meter readings since 11/23/13. Estimated readings were based off last year’s readings. Residents may receive a bill with higher than normal usage due to underestimated usage on December,…
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Residents overwhelmingly in favor of development

From Sunday, March 23 at 6 p.m. to Tuesday, March 25 at 8 a.m. the Beacon conducted a survey concerning the development of Waterworks Park and the revitalization of downtown Port Clinton. Representatives of the Beacon were sent also into the community to personally ask people’s opinions and have then…
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Port Clinton resident is a Spark for area families

A native of Oak Harbor, now a Port Clinton resident, Ken Sayre is recipient of a Spark award at WSOS. Sayre is a family advocate currently working in the Pathways to Fatherhood Program at WSOS Community Action Agency. He was hired two years ago to provide services to veterans in…
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Vietnam veterans honored March 29

The Ottawa County Veterans Service Office announces Vietnam Veteran Era Commemoration Day, to be held on Saturday, March 29, at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds, Building B3. This nationally celebrated day is marked to acknowledge the men and women who served in any branch during the Vietnam War Era. The tribute…
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Emergency Services Olympics completes two more events

Collin Salyers representing PCFD and Mayor Vince Leone representing PCPD shake hands before their Emergency Services Olympics event. On Thursday, March 20 representatives from the Port Clinton Police Department and the Port Clinton Fire Department and EMS completed two more events in their Emergency Services Olympics. Nate Edmonds of PCPD…
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Lighthouse Afternoon wins travel guide cover

The promotion of the Lake Erie Shores & Islands destination will begin with a resized 2014 travel guide which will be released by the end of March. Featured on the cover is local photographer Kathy Jo Schweitzer’s “Lighthouse Afternoon” which supports the new Lake Erie Love campaign. The campaign was…
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