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Dover Law Director clashes with Mayor’s family

January 19, 2022

DOVER (WJER) (January 19, 2022) – City Council’s meeting Tuesday ended with Law Director Doug O’Meara questioning the mayor’s son about recruiting city employees to raise money for his father’s re-election campaigns, and the mayor’s son daring the law director to take him to court. Nick Homrighausen is Mayor Richard […]

County parks dept acquires Norma Johnson Center, two of its employees

January 6, 2022

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (Jan. 6, 2021) -Tuscarawas County’s parks department is also now managing the Norma Johnson Center.   Director Jesse Rothacher says the county recently acquired the portion that had been owned by the local Soil and Water Conservation District.   “The conservation district decided to donate the outstanding 63 acres […]

Dover mayor accepts power plant superintendent’s retirement

January 5, 2022

DOVER (WJER) (January 5, 2022) – Mayor Richard Homrighausen has allowed the city’s power plant superintendent to retire with full benefits despite calls from City Council to fire or discipline him. Council President Shane Gunnoe says members have been asking the mayor to fire plant Superintendent Dave Filippi since November. […]