At a glance

Ohio congressman gets new office

The Painesville office of Ohio Rep. Dave Joyce, R-Russell, is being moved to Mentor.

Joyce represents Ohio’s 14th congressional district, which includes much of northern Trumbull County.

His main district office, beginning today, will be located at 8500 Station St., Suite 390, Mentor, OH 44060. The Painesville office will close, but the move does not affect Joyce’s Twinsburg office.

Foundation awards grant to help animals

NEWTON FALLS — Bissell Pet Foundation has awarded $2,400 to assist the lifesaving efforts of Never Muzzled to help prevent pet overpopulation, as well as helping Trumbull and Mahoning county residents needing assistance with proactive veterinary care.

Cathy Bissell, founder of the foundation, said the donation will help partners save thousand of animals’ lives by supporting their efforts.

Never Muzzled, based in Newton Falls, will be able to provide 50 pets with spay/ neuter surgeries that their owners would not otherwise be able to afford. Linda Ligouri, president of Never Muzzled, said the organization focuses on reducing the overpopulation of pets.

Soil district OKs funds for security

CORTLAND — The Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors has approved spending up to $8,200 for updating the security system for the conservation district offices inside the Trumbull Agriculture and Family Education Center.

Amy Reeher, district administrator, said because the offices are inside a county building, the Trumbull County commissioners will make the final decision on which of three quotes to accept for the project.

Reeher said quotes were received from W.J. Alarm, Howland Alarm and Trumbull Security Systems which are being reviewed by the TSWCD committee.

Tree recycling offered in Warren

WARREN — The city will offer Christmas tree recycling dropoff at Bob’s Tree Service, 1052 North River Road, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.

All decorations must be removed. Trees will be accepted through Feb. 1.

Brookfield names acting fire chief

BROOKFIELD — Township trustees have named fire captain David Coffey acting fire chief to replace Keith Barrett, who retired on Friday.

Officials said Barrett served nearly 40 years with the department. Coffey had filled in previously for Barrett when he was off for health reasons.

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