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Maumee Students Recognized For Earning Perfect Scores

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — Maumee City Schools recognized the hard work of several students who have recently received perfect test scores. Those who received a perfect score on a recent Ohio Achievement Assessment, ACT or end-of-course exam were honored with a presentation between the basketball games on Friday, January …

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Lial’s Focus On Unique Child Spurs 50 Years Of Growth

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — “Unique” is an often-heard word around the classrooms of Lial Catholic School. “Students are taught that we are all special and unique, and to embrace that uniqueness,” said principal Dr. Debbi Bloomquist. “Students accept their God-given gifts and their classmates’ gifts as well.” That philosophy has …

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Planning Commission Recommends Rezoning For Taco Bell

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Taco Bell may be heading for the northern border of Waterville. With the Waterville Planning Commission’s January 3 unanimous vote to recommend a zoning change on an acre of land at the corner of Dutch Road and Hutchinson Drive, plans for a 2,074-square-foot restaurant with a …

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Deluxe Frame Shop’s Niche Is To Make Works Of Art Shine

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — When retired Hillsdale College Art Department chair Sam Knecht needs frames for his own work, he travels to Deluxe Frame Shop in Waterville to consult with owners Terry and Rob Rousseau. “I’ve been bringing my best work to these guys for a long time. They are …

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Teardown Of Ned Skeldon Stadium Paused Due To Permit Issues

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — Demolition of Ned Skeldon Stadium has stopped until a proper permit for the project is issued. After failing to meet the necessary requirements to secure a permit, the county and contractor were notified of a stop work order by the city of Maumee in mid-December. …

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Herb Mericle’s Tradition Continues During January 1 Polar Plunge

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — “Refreshing.” That’s the word Melissa McPartland of Maumee and Azia McCahan of Bowling Green each used to describe their sojourns into the Maumee River water on January 1 at 2:30 p.m. McPartland and McCahan were among the dozens of revelers who trekked to Memorial Park near the …

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Maumee Council Approves Water Bill Discount Program For Seniors

BY MIKE McCARTHY | MIRROR EDITOR — Although the Maumee City Council meeting on December 5 started out with a lengthy discussion on traffic congestion in uptown Maumee, the rest of the meeting was routine. Following a 50-minute presentation on uptown traffic from city administrator Patrick Burtch and capital projects manager Matt …

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