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Improvements Planned For Blue Creek Metropark

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — With her bare feet in the water, Jeana Inthanamith cast a line out into the large quarry. The Maumee woman is one of the thousands of annual visitors to Blue Creek Metropark, which encompasses not just the quarry but also the sledding hill, shelter house …

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Independence Day Fireworks To Return To Uptown Maumee

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — The city of Maumee will move forward with plans to hold the traditional Independence Day fireworks this year. Maumee will host the event in conjunction with Perrysburg on Saturday, July 3.  Last year’s fireworks were canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic; however, with restrictions easing, …

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Tim Pauken Will Take Break From Politics When Term Ends

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Longtime city council member Tim Pauken is stepping away from public office when his term expires at the end of this year.  The current president of Maumee City Council said that personal reasons led to his decision not to seek a fifth term in office …

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Maumee School District To Install Inclusive Playgrounds

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Areas that allow children of every ability to enjoy the great outdoors will soon be added to the elementary schools in the Maumee school district. Assistant Superintend Dr. Steve Lee announced at the March 22 school board meeting that the district will invest $100,000 to …

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JAM Small Engine Marks 10 Years In Whitehouse

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — When Dennis Tippie opened JAM Small Engine Service and Sales in Whitehouse 10 years ago, he made one thing clear: Dogs are welcome. That’s no surprise, given that his own dogs were known to relax among the Big Dog mowers in the small Providence Street showroom. …

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Maumee Police Division To Hold Safety City In June

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Keeping children safe is the goal of Safety City, and this summer, the Maumee Police Division will once again host this special program designed for the area’s youngest students. Those children entering kindergarten are invited to participate in the 2021 Safety City program, which will …

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Traffic Signal Change Could Ease Conant Street Congestion

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — While the Conant Street traffic configuration has caused congestion and frustration for drivers at peak hours, a change should soon come to help alleviate some of the aggravation. Maumee Mayor Richard Carr said that the traffic signal at the corner of Broadway and Conant Street …

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