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Josh Sprow Promoted To Chief Of Maumee Police Division

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Maumee Assistant Police Chief Josh Sprow will be Maumee’s next chief of police. Maumee City Council unanimously approved his appointment at the March 1 meeting. He will take over the duties on May 19 when Chief Dave Tullis retires.  Sprow joined the Maumee department as …

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Youth Diversion Program Finds New Home In Maumee

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — The Spring Green Educational Foundation (SGEF) Youth Diversion Program has moved to Maumee. The organization, which focuses on the mental and physical health and well-being of at-risk youth, opened its doors on Detroit Avenue in the former Ballroom Company building near the intersection of Detroit, …

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Encore Books Offers Gently Used Books For Any Reader

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — With a huge assortment of titles, Encore Books can satisfy readers of any age. Located on the first floor of a corner space in the Colonial Village Plaza in Toledo, the store boasts over 100,000 titles in genres that include historical fiction, romance, politics, memoirs, …

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Gateway Student Mosaic Project Funded By Online Donations

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Classical mosaics from the Roman and Byzantine empires have inspired works of art at Gateway Middle School. Social studies teacher Mandie Bentz encouraged her seventh-grade students to carefully study the unique patterns and images of mosaics created centuries ago for inspiration in creating their own …

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Maumee Police Chief Dave Tullis To Retire In May

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — After more than 35 years of service with the Maumee Police Division, Chief Dave Tullis is retiring from duty. His last day of service is Tuesday, May 18. “I am making the announcement now because it takes a while to make the transition to new …

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Seven Western Townships Weigh Police Protection Options

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — “Where are we going to come up with the money?” That’s the question Swanton Township trustee Jeff Michael has about Lucas County Sheriff Mike Navarre’s plan to charge townships for police protection beginning in 2023.  Last week, the leaders of seven area townships – Springfield, Monclova, …

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Maumee School District Staff To Receive First Dose Of Vaccine

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Staff members in the Maumee school district will roll up their sleeves this week for their first doses of the coronavirus vaccine. Superintendent Dr. Todd Cramer discussed the vaccine distribution plan at the February 8 school board meeting.  On Friday and Saturday, February 12-13, Maumee …

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New Interactive Technology Engages Wayne Trail Students

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — A new, interactive system at Wayne Trail Elementary allows students to get their minds and bodies moving in a whole new way. The Lu is a state-of-the-art system at Wayne Trail Elementary designed to creatively engage students. Sometimes described as a virtual playground or “smart …

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