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    Norton Approves Dispatch Merger

    As reported in the Barberton Herald (11/15/2012), the Norton city council approved merging emergency dispatch with Barberton and Copley. The new dispatch center will be in a lower level of the new Norton fire station. Quoting the article it is supposed to be in a "bunker-like" room and should be...
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    Barberton going digital in 2013.

    As reported in today's local paper a vote will take place at the council meeting 11/13 to approve a contract with Motorola. The contract needs to be signed by 11/21 for a price lock. FEMA money and a local match will be used to pay for the conversion. The actual switch is not anticipated before...