Bay Village

The History of Bay Village City Hall 1914-Present

by Catherine Burke Flament, President, Bay Village Historical Society Bay Village was carved from the Northwest Territory and then the Western Reserve which was divided into 5 square mile townships. By 1806 Hubbard and Stow would purchase Township #7, Range 15 on Lake Erie for $26,087 and named it Dover (currently Bay Village, Westlake and the northern section of North ... Read More »

Bay Village Schools to Join New Athletic Conference for the 2024-25 School Year

During the May 15, 2023, Bay Village Board of Education meeting, Board members unanimously voted to withdraw from the Great Lakes Conference (GLC) after this coming school year (2023-24). Ten high schools, including Bay High School, have submitted letters of intent to withdraw from the Great Lakes Conference. Eight of the ten high schools have agreed to establish a yet-to-be-named ... Read More »

Osborn Learning Center Porch Talk Celebrates the Life of Eliot Ness

The Bay Village Historical Society kicks off its summer season of porch talks on June 11 with a special showing of the movie, “The Untouchables.” The movie, shown in the Osborn Learning Center in Cahoon Memorial Park, is about the life and career of Eliot Ness. Ness became the director of Cleveland’s Public Safety after his efforts in Chicago to ... Read More »

WEST SHORE BLUES: The Best of the Beats

Gunfire Hits Car on I-90 On 5/5/23 at approx. 5PM WPD was contacted by Avon Police who informed that a person came to their station to report being shot at on I90 in Westlake between Cahoon and Crocker Rds. The victim was driving their truck on I90 when they said a man in a Blue Ford Explorer fired 2 rounds ... Read More »

Healthy Smile: As I Get Older, What Are My Dental Concerns?

by Jeffrey Gross, DDS, FAGD of The Healthy Smile I saw a patient this week who sought a new dentist as her former dentist retired. She has permanent bridges in her mouth as well as two partial dentures. The partial dentures are very worn and very old. She came to me to put some new life into these tooth replacements. When ... Read More »

Ground Works Land Design Partners with BAYarts to Create Sensory Garden and Out-door Classroom

The Sensory Garden Is Ground Works Second Public Installation In Bay Village Within the Past Two Years Ground Works Land Design, award-winning full-service landscape and design company, acknowledges community partnership and prepares to break ground on the BAYarts Sensory Garden and outdoor classroom. The Sensory Garden will be located next to The Irene Fuller House, and behind the new ceramics ... Read More »

Playhouse Square Announces Nominees for Annual Dazzle Awards

Recipients to be Announced at May 20 Awards Ceremony Congratulations to the west shore thespians nominated for Playhouse Square Dazzle Awards. The 2023 Dazzle Awards Ceremony takes place at the KeyBank State Theatre on Saturday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available online at or by calling 216-241-6000. Musical Apprentices: Miya DeBolt (Flute), Bay Village High School • ... Read More »

No Need to Worry About Bay Village Electric Hikes

First Energy Price Increase Information You may have received information from FirstEnergy encouraging its customers to comparison shop for electric suppliers due to price increases coming on June 1. If you are enrolled in the city’s electric aggregation program with Energy Harbor, the FirstEnergy notice does not apply to you; more information on why is below. Many Bay Village residents ... Read More »


Do you know someone touched by cancer? Are you a cancer patient, survivor, caregiver, concerned about a loved one or someone you know? Come CELEBRATE HOPE, CELEBRATE LIFE! St. Raphael Parish in Bay Village will have a Mass in honor of St. Peregrine, patron saint of those affected by cancer, Monday, May 22, 2023 at 7 p.m. Mass will be ... Read More »


Brought to you by UH St. John Medical Center and The Bay Village Fire Department Classes held 6:00 until 8:30 pm at the BV Police Dept. Community Room Class dates available until filled: May 15, June 13 CPR Training is Valuable Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, more commonly known as CPR, is a life-saving technique that helps maintain blood flow to the brain ... Read More »