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Mount Vernon News February 12, 2013

Legion and Red Cross join alliance for Utica community

UTICA -- A combined effort between Utica American Legion Post 92 and the Licking County Chapter of the American Red Cross has been agreed upon to assist the Utica community in the face of disaster.

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Worker trapped in collapsed ditch

FREDERICKTOWN -- Gary Westbrook, a worker for Ours Excavating of Mount Gilead, was trapped for several minutes when the ditch being excavated along Phoenix Place caved in Monday morning.

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Utica approves two easements

UTICA -- Two ordinances were approved accepting easements to allow the village access to underground utility lines at two local gas stations when Utica Village Council met Monday evening at town hall.

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Curtis license renewed; no opening set

MOUNT VERNON -- City Law Director Chip McConville announced Monday night the owner of the Curtis Inn provided him with a 2013 license to operate the hotel from the Ohio Department of Commerce.

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Developer proposes low-income housing

MOUNT VERNON -- A developer of low-income housing approached Mount Vernon City Council, Monday night, requesting support of council and the mayor for a proposed housing development on Upper Gilchrist Road, north of U.S. 36.

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City's park programs could see 'modest'increase in '13

MOUNT VERNON -- The city's recreation board is considering an increase in the fee it charges for the two summer park programs, Jerry Clinger told City Council, Monday night.

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Mount Vernon council approves trade-ins, bill payments

MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon City Council addressed a light agenda Monday night approving four pieces of legislation.

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Red Cross announces blood donation schedule

MOUNT VERNON -- The Red Cross announces the following schedule for February blood donations.

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Freshman sparks Devils to win over Utica

UTICA -- There aren't many times in a high school varsity basketball game that a freshman can miss six shots in a row and have his coach tell him to keep shooting.

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