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Archive for March, 2019

Young Leads Bipartisan Group of Senators in Call For Investigation Into Non-Compete Agreements Hurting U.S. Workers

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March 8, 2019
Young Leads Bipartisan Group of Senators in Call For Investigation Into Non-Compete Agreements Hurting U.S. Workers

WASHINGTON – Thursday, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), led a bipartisan letter calling for a Government Accountability Office (GAO) investigation into the use and abuse of non-compete agreements. Non-compete agreements were intended to protect companies’ trade secrets, but too many workers are now subjected to arbitrary limitations. Non-compete agreements keep workers trapped in...
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Spring Forward Saturday Night

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March 7, 2019
Spring Forward Saturday Night

You may have noticed the sun setting later each day, and this weekend marks the start of Daylight Saving Time, meaning more sunlight into the evening. Daylight Saving Time began at 2 a.m., when it jumped ahead one hour. So Saturday night before you go to bed, advance the clocks ahead one hour! We...
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Plymouth BZA Approves Variance for New Concrete Plant

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March 7, 2019
Plymouth BZA Approves Variance for New Concrete Plant

There were two other variance requests the Plymouth Board of Zoning Appeals handled Tuesday night that were much simpler. Fast Rides at 1829 West Jefferson Street was seeking a Variance of Development Standard to replace an existing sign with a new electronic message center that will be larger than the city standards allow. City...
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Commissioners Table Perimeter Drain in County Right-of-Way Request

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March 7, 2019
Commissioners Table Perimeter Drain in County Right-of-Way Request

The request of Robert Bosco to connect the perimeter drain for a mound septic system was tabled by the Marshall County Commissioners on Monday. Jason Peters, Superintend of the County Highway Department said Bosco is building a new home on Pine Road south of 1st Road and the only was the Health Department could...
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Park Department to Advertise for Summer Help

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March 7, 2019
Park Department to Advertise for Summer Help

Plymouth Park Superintendent Mike Hite was given the go-ahead to advertise for seasonal help during Monday’s Park Board meeting. Hite said spring break is almost here and kids in high school and college will begin looking for summer employment. The park department will be hiring 18 to 25 lifeguards, 8 day camp helpers and...
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Blake Bennett New Sheriff’s Deputy

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March 7, 2019
Blake Bennett New Sheriff’s Deputy

Marshall County Sheriff Matthew Hassel welcomed new Deputy Blake Bennett who was sworn in Wednesday by Marshall County First Deputy Clerk Darlene Marquardt. Blake is a graduate of the Culver Military Academy and Indiana University South Bend where he received a Bachelor’s Degree majoring in Criminal Justice. Blake is married to Hannah and they...
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Representative Jordan receives Award for Conservative Excellence

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March 7, 2019
Representative Jordan receives Award for Conservative Excellence

The American Conservative Union Foundation recently recognized State Representative Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) for his conservative voting record during the 2018 legislative session. According to the American Conservative Union Foundation, Jordan voted consistently with the ideas articulated in the U.S. Constitution, including limited and transparent government, individual rights, and personal responsibility. “I value the beliefs...
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Washington Discovery Academy Presentation at School Board Meeting

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March 7, 2019
Washington Discovery Academy Presentation at School Board Meeting

Six fourth grade students from Washington Discovery Academy presented how using math concepts could help them solve problems. Their presentation entitled “Escape Room, 4th Grade Style” was shown during the March 5 meeting of the Plymouth School Board. They used a narrative story written by a student that contained clues hidden in math problems...
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Vela Arrested at Pointe for Warrant

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March 7, 2019
Vela Arrested at Pointe for Warrant

A civil dispute lead to the arrest of a Plymouth man on Tuesday. About 4:30 in the afternoon Officer Arnold with the Plymouth Police Department was dispatched to 309 Kingston, the Pointe for a dispute between the landlord and tenant, 26 year old Joseph J. Vela. While conducting an investigation it was learned that...
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Sashes from Pride of Plymouth Band Available

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March 7, 2019
Sashes from Pride of Plymouth Band Available

The Plymouth High School band has about 50 pairs of the old sashes from the uniforms worn by the Pride of Plymouth in the late 1980s and early 1990′s. If any alumni would like to have a set – they need to be claimed prior to Spring Break.  These will be disposed of after...
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