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RANDY WELLS

Randy Wells has been a reporter and staff writer at The Indiana Gazette since 1988. His regular assignments include coverage of the Indiana County commissioners, Indiana Borough council and the Marion Center Area School District. His email address is rwells@indianagazette.net.

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INDIANA COUNTY: Commissioners set new millage rate for property owners INDIANA COUNTY: Commissioners set new millage rate for property owners
16 hours ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana County commissioners Wednesday absorbed more flak from property owners still angry about the countywide property reassessment, then formally approved the post-reassessment 2016 tax certification and new property values. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Board criticized for handling of recertification vote INDIANA COUNTY: Board criticized for handling of recertification vote
16 hours ago - - RANDY WELLS
Some of the most critical comments to the county commissioners Wednesday about their certification of new property values came from Tammy Curry, organizer of the group Indiana County PA Against Tax Reassessment Increases, and Bob Colgan, who was a candidate for county commissioner last fall. [Read More]
MARION CENTER AREA: Apollo-Ridge principal hired as new superintendent MARION CENTER AREA: Apollo-Ridge principal hired as new superintendent
3 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — Clint Weimer, the principal at Apollo–Ridge High School, in July will become the new superintendent of the Marion Center Area School District. [Read More]
MARION CENTER AREA: Budget proposal indicates tax hike MARION CENTER AREA: Budget proposal indicates tax hike
3 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — In the past week, administrators and directors of the Marion Center Area School District pared more than $40,000 from a proposed general fund budget for next year, and on Monday the school board approved a tentative 2016-17 budget of $24,481,321. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: New member sworn in at work session INDIANA BOROUGH: New member sworn in at work session
1 week ago - - RANDY WELLS
William Budris was sworn in Tuesday evening as Indiana Borough’s newest council member, filling the Third Ward seat and unexpired term of Nancy Jones, who left council because she has moved from the borough. [Read More]
MARION CENTER: Budget numbers show $136,000 shortfall MARION CENTER: Budget numbers show $136,000 shortfall
1 week ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — The Marion Center Area School District is facing a nearly $136,000 shortfall as the school directors approach next week’s consideration of a tentative budget for 2016-17. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Five bridges set for rehab work INDIANA COUNTY: Five bridges set for rehab work
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
On the recommendation of the Indiana County Office of Planning and Development, the Indiana County commissioners Wednesday authorized Gibson-Thomas Engineering to proceed with repairs or demolition work to five county-owned bridges. [Read More]
Shuster touts bill to fight opioid epidemic Shuster touts bill to fight opioid epidemic
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed a number of bills that deal directly with what Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Hollidaysburg, called the “scourge” of opioid use and addiction. The new legislation, he said, will help save American lives. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Officials certify reassessment values INDIANA COUNTY: Officials certify reassessment values
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
After months of often heated and contentious arguments, debate and demonstrations by Indiana County property owners, the Indiana County commissioners Wednesday — without comment — unanimously agreed to certify the 2015 base year values for real estate. [Read More]
Commissioners certify reassessed property values Commissioners certify reassessed property values
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
After months of often heated and contentious arguments, debate and demonstrations by Indiana County property owners, the Indiana County commissioners this morning unanimously agreed to certify the 2015 base year values for real estate as set during the countywide property reassessment. [Read More]
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