July 28, 2010 RSS feed / Opinion

County Rolls Back EMS Tax Rates

How often does an arm of government say it has too much money? That’s exactly what happened at the end of June, when the Fulton County Budget Commission opted to roll back two emergency medical service levies. More...

Outstanding Debts: Failure To Collect Fines For Violating Election Rules Invites Scofflaw Behavior

Things have changed since last year, when the Ohio Elections Commission had a $31.7 million backlog of unpaid fines and The Dispatch urged the commission to work with the state attorney general office to get serious about the issue. More...

Protect Freedoms

Every day, Americans enjoy complaining about the government. We grouse and grumble that taxes are too high, that the services government provides are inadequate, and it’s the fault of the other political party. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 26, 2000 County officials are discussing increasing the county sales tax one-quarter (.25) of a percent to partially fund the paramedics. More...