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Sherman Wastewater Treatment Plant Project In Motion

SHERMAN — The Sherman Village Board has set the next phase of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvement Project into motion by awarding two contracts and choosing to rebid one project area at the board’s meeting this month. Sherman Mayor Colleen Meeder told board members that five bids ...

City Woman Sentenced To Time Served In Drug Case

A 30-year-old Jamestown woman previously convicted for maintaining a drug-involved premises has been sentenced to time served and three years of probation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. Chelsey Hunt was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara. Between January ...

School Staff Help Give Away Thanksgiving Meals

Staff at Love Elementary School in Jamestown recently spent some of their time on a Sunday volunteering at the free Thanksgiving dinner giveaway spearheaded by Conduit Ministries and Bemus Point United Methodist Church. Love School was one of multiple locations that gave out hundreds of free ...

Fredonia Mandates Masks For Village Hall Use

FREDONIA — The village hall in Fredonia is requiring masks for visitors again. Prompted by Mayor Douglas Essek, the Board of Trustees agreed to require the masks in village-owned buildings Monday as a response to rising COVID-19 rates in the area. The move came just hours after neighboring ...

Board OKs Lowering Speed Limit Near Elementary School

FREWSBURG — The speed limit on a few streets near Robert H. Jackson Elementary School will soon be lowered by 10 mph. On Nov. 17, the Carroll Town Board approved a resolution to lower the speed limit from 35 mph to 25 mph on North and East Meadow lanes, Marvin Street and Ruth Place. The ...

County To Waive Health Permit Fees For Business

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County health officials have approved a plan to waive fees for businesses for the next two years. County Environmental Health Director Bill Boria said his department has been awarded funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act. “We’ve presented a relief ...