ATTENTION GATES MILLS RESIDENTS: Please read the media release below, issued by Franklin County Sheriff Zack Scott, regarding "Telephone Scam / Deputy Impersonation" incidents reported in the Columbus area. Unfortunately, these fraudulent calls have already been received by several Gates Mills residents this past week. Contact the Gates...Read more
The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is scheduled for April 26th. Since 2010, this nationwide initiative has collected 3.4 million pounds (1,733 tons) of unneeded medications, helping to prevent the diversion, misuse and abuse of these drugs. This event provides a means of disposing of prescription drugs in a safe, convenient and responsible manner. Once again,...Read more
Safety Town is an awareness program designed to teach the importance and methods of safety to preschool aged children (4-5 years old before Sept. 1, 2014). Children will learn safety procedures covering the following subjects: playgrounds, outdoors, bus and vehicle, traffic and pedestrian, bicycles, home, fire, animal, drug and stranger safety.
Safety Town will be held at the...Read more
National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is scheduled for March 2-8. NCPW is a coordinated campaign that encourages consumers to take advantage of their consumer rights and make better informed decisions.
NCPW.gov offers consumers a myriad of helpful information from federal and state government and non-profit partner organizations. The website provides safety tips in the areas of...Read more
Ohioans Targeted by Utility Bill Email Scam
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans to beware of unexpected email messages that appear to be utility bills. In the last two weeks, the Attorney General’s Office has received more than 30 reports of utility bill email scams from consumers across Ohio....Read more
On behalf of the men and women of the Police Department, I would like to thank all those who contributed to the Village Employee Christmas Fund; I’d also like to thank those who kept the Town Hall supplied with delicious holiday food items. Your thoughtful expressions of support for the Police Department were greatly appreciated.
If you haven’t done so yet, please take time...Read more
Beware of Scam Charities This Holiday Season
Many consumers plan to spread the joy of the holiday season by donating to various charities. Unfortunately, many scammers plan to take advantage of consumers’ generosity by posing as legitimate charities and accepting “donations.” Before donating this holiday season, research...Read more