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Dave Giest Body Shop Closes In On 40 Years

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — When Dave Giest opened his body shop in 1981, the traffic on Waterville Street was so sparse that he could “walk across the road blindfolded at three or four in the afternoon.” Now, what once was called “the village with a future” has a steady stream …

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Work Crews Reconstruct 200 Block Of Conant Street

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Construction is well underway in the 200 block of Conant Street for additional parking, new sidewalks, new landscaping and more. The block is being prepared for a new Monnette’s Market, which is still on track to open in that area. Maumee city administrator Patrick Burtch …

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Water Line Work Continues In Uptown Maumee

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Work crews have been busy installing approximately 1 mile of new water line in uptown Maumee. Water lines that carry clean water from the water towers in Maumee to the buildings in the uptown area are in need of replacement. The lines are aged – …

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New CPR Kit Helps Students Learn Lifesaving Skills

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Students in Maumee High School health classes will have better equipment to learn important lifesaving skills thanks to a donation from the American Heart Association. On September 17, Heidi Nafziger, the American Heart Association development director, delivered a new hands-on CPR kit to Maumee High …

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Maumee Provides Financial Support To Maumee Senior Center

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — The Maumee Senior Center received $25,000 from the city of Maumee as part of the federal grant funds provided through the American Rescue Plan Act. Maumee Mayor Richard Carr presented executive director Malinda Ruble with the check during the senior center’s annual health fair, which …

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Maumee EMS Calls Climb To All-Time High This Year

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — The number of emergency runs in the city of Maumee has climbed to an all-time high. In August 2021, there were 194 city EMS runs, which is a record number, according to Deputy Chief Jim Dusseau. “That doesn’t include fire calls,” he said. Before the …

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Progressive Fishing Association Is Paradise For Outdoor Lovers

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Pointing to a large bass swarming near the shore, Dwight Jenkins chuckled. “That one’s called Supper,” said Jenkins, as he walked around the Progressive Fishing Association’s 7-acre stocked pond, tossing in fish food. Jenkins is one of 150 members of the PFA, a private, nonprofit organization …

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Whitehouse Council Loves Plans For New Pocket Park

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER |MIRROR REPORTER — The green space wedged between Veterans Memorial Park and a commercial building in downtown Whitehouse is known for now as “the grassy area,” but by next year it will be a place to gather with friends, read a book, sip a cup of coffee or warm …

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