Jury Scam

 JURY SCAM WARNING    -   The Lorain County Sheriff's Office and Elyria Police Department have received complaints from citizens regarding phone calls from a party claiming to be from the Lorain County Sheriff's Office.  The caller advises the person that they missed jury duty and that a warrant will be issued unless the party pays for the witness fees, etc.  They are told to put money on a pre-paid debit card and then give the caller the number .  The number given appears to be a Google number.  Judge Elwell's name is being used during this scam. 

$ 500 REWARD - Missing Person Kathleena "Kat" Burke

 The Lorain Police Department is offering a $500 reward for information as to the whereabouts of Kathleena “Kat” Burke, who has been missing for over a month.  Ms. Burke was last seen on or about June 1st, 2014 in the area of W. 25th St. and Broadway Ave.  Ms. Burke is known to frequent the Reid Avenue area.  Anyone having information concerning Kathleena Burke, please contact the Lorain Police Detective Bureau at 204-2105.

City of Lorain Annual Action Plan (DRAFT)


Lorain's Historic Lighthouse

Lorain Lighthouse Tours

The Lorain Lighthouse Foundation is sponsoring tours of the Historic Lorain Lighthouse. Tickets are $20 each, tickets can be purchased by calling the Lorain Port Authority at 440-204-2269, the Port Authority website:  or the day of the tours at Black River Landing.  The tour boat departs Black River Landing every 30 minutes.  No children under 12.  full story

Lorain's High Grass Abatement Efforts

To all property owners in the City of Lorain, Chapter 557 of the Codified Ordinances requires property owners to maintain their property free of noxious weeds and high grass. full story

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Lorain Police FOP Lodge #3 Solicitation
Low-income consumers may qualify for telephone and high-speed Internet assistance programs
Lorain Police 2013 Annual Report
CRA Tax Exemption Program Application Processing Change
Charleston Village guided tours are now available
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