Sparta passes 2022 budget

The Sparta City Council passed the city’s proposed 2022 budget at a special meeting Wednesday night at City Hall. No comment was offered during the public hearing portion of the meeting. …

Popular restaurateur leaves a legacy of service

Mark Chew did not waste time becoming an active, visible cog in the Warrens business community. Now the Warrens community is dealing with his untimely death of the owner of Marco’s Italian …

County reports 1 new COVID death

The Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) reported one new death in the county due to COVID-19 over the past week. That death came among 289 new confirmed cases of the virus this week …