Best Western motel owner suing City of Mentor

by Marian McMahon

PAINESVILLE – The owner of the Best Western motel in Mentor has filed a lawsuit to stop the City of Mentor from acquiring its front property that is needed to widen Mentor Avenue around the intersection of Center Street for turn lanes.

Mentor to eliminate Midland Road flooding

by Marian McMahon

MENTOR – City Council has approved spending $515,500 to prevent flooding along Midland Road by installing a new storm sewer along the street this spring and summer.

Federal Reserve raises rates quarter percent

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY – The Federal Reserve raised rates another quarter of a percent March 15, which increases short-term rates to 0.75 and 1.0 percent, said Eileen Stanic of Meeder Investment Management at the quarterly Lake County Investment Advisory Committee meeting held April 13 in the Lake County Board of Commissioners chambers.