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Volunteers Tackle Cleanup Efforts Along Maumee River

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — After spending a muggy morning cleaning up areas of brush along the Maumee River, a team of dedicated volunteers will return this Saturday to do more work. Using chainsaws, shovels and clippers, the group spent much of last Saturday morning cutting away branches and overgrown …

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Maumee Begins Arduous Task Of Correcting Sewer System Woes

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — There are no easy answers to Maumee’s sewer problems. As city officials grapple with fallout from news that for decades an excessive amount of sewer overflow has been illegally discharged into the Maumee River without being reported, residents and property owners are understandably angry. Many …

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Maumee Approves TARTA Proposal With New Conditions

Maumee City Council approved a motion that allows the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) to change its revenue stream while also expanding its membership to include Lucas County; however, that consent came with a new set of guidelines. At the July 6 meeting, council voted 6-to-1 in favor of …

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Maumee Chamber Of Commerce Hosts Annual Golf Outing

The Maumee Chamber of Commerce had another successful golf outing on June 28 at Stone Oak Country Club. A total of 51 teams took part in the four-person scramble, with both morning and afternoon flights. The winning team from the morning flight included Ben Hildebrand, Mike Betz Eddie Charlton and …

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Architectural History Hunt Hosted In Downtown Waterville

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — The cornices, fancy gabled trim, exposed brackets and ornamental windows that adorn homes and commercial buildings in Waterville’s historic downtown area reflect an abundance of styles. From Colonial Revival and Craftsman to Georgian Colonial Style, Neoclassical, Second Empire and Vict-orian Italianate, Waterville boasts a rich array …

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Lucas County Fair Offers Entertainment For Families

Family entertainment, rides, games and plenty of animals are on the lineup for this year’s Lucas County Fair, set to open on Monday, July 12 at 3:00 p.m. and wrap up on Sunday, July 18. “Obviously, last year we didn’t do much as far as grounds entertainment,” fair board president …

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