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Goshen Township man arrested after drug bust

March 15, 2022

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (March 15, 2022) – Police arrested a 48-year-old Goshen Township man after a drug bust at his Geottge Avenue NE home Friday. Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Detective Cole Morris says police arrested the resident, William Dean Burt, for a probation violation as they wait for lab test results […]

Dover officials respond to mayor’s indictment

March 14, 2022

DOVER (WJER) (March 14, 2022) – City officials are responding to the grand jury indictment against Mayor Richard Homrighausen, but we have yet to hear from the mayor himself. Homrighausen faces 15 criminal counts, including eight felonies. The state auditor’s office says they’re related to pocketing wedding fees and hiring […]

Newcomerstown mayor details village’s 2022 paving plans

March 14, 2022

NEWCOMERSTOWN (WJER) (March 14, 2022) – Village officials are making plans to smooth out a couple of roads and parking lots this year. Mayor Pat Cadle says council recently authorized the village’s participation in the countywide paving program.  “It included Edgewood Avenue, the Cy Young parking lot, the road behind […]

Sunday morning fire damages Dover home

March 14, 2022

DOVER (WJER) (Mar. 14, 2022) – Dover Firefighters say nobody was injured from a weekend house fire in the 100 block of Pine Street. Lt. A.J. Moore says one of the occupants initially reported it as a basement fire just before 9 a.m. Sunday. He says when firefighters arrived it […]

Dover Mayor Richard Homrighausen served 15-count indictment

March 11, 2022

DOVER (WJER) (March 11, 2022) – Mayor Richard Homrighausen was served a 15-count grand jury indictment Friday. A press release from Auditor Keith Faber described the indictment as “15 criminal counts for allegedly pocketing wedding fees that should have been directed to the city allegedly pocketing wedding fees that should […]

Dover official says guardrail will be fixed soon

March 11, 2022

DOVER (WJER) (March 11, 2022) – The guardrail in front of Maple Grove Cemetery at Tuscarawas and Slingluff avenues has been mangled since Oct. 30 when a car crashed through it. Dover City Auditor Nicole Stoldt says the city finally got a check to pay to fix it within the […]