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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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Outdoor Expo Brings Adventure To Blue Creek Metropark

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Paddling, climbing, biking and relaxing are all within reach on Saturday, September 18 during the Outdoor Expo – a free event at Blue Creek Metropark from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Hosted by Metroparks Toledo, the Outdoor Expo will bring skills experts to the Whitehouse park …

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Maumee Police Division Hits Streets With New Electric Bikes

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Maumee bicycle officers will be rolling much faster thanks to the new electric bikes they are riding. Three Recon Power Bikes arrived on August 24. The new bikes provide battery power assistance that allows officers to travel up to 30 mph while conserving energy when …

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Timberwolff Stables Marks 15 Years Of Aiding Children

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Thanks to Harley, Denver, Lacey and the other horses at Timberwolff Stables, a 6-year-old boy is able to walk around school without assistance or fear of falling – a vast improvement from when he began hippotherapy three years ago. Amy Jackson, the boy’s mother, is a …

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Maumee Will Switch To Countywide 911 System

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — The Lucas County 911 consolidation system is scheduled to be up and running on Friday, October 1. The plan calls for six separate 911 call centers to merge into one centralized 911 call center for the purpose of serving 21 local communities. In addition to …

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Replacement Of Faulty Maumee Water Meters And Nodes Continues

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Over 3,000 property owners in the city of Maumee are currently in need of new water meter batteries and nodes for their automated water meter systems. Further, there are more faulty batteries being reported each day, which adds to an already backlogged list of replacement …

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Maumee United Methodist Church Welcomes New Lead Pastor

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Pastor Barry Burns believes in love. More importantly, he believes that Christians should extend love and support to friends and neighbors every day – even those with whom we may be at odds. “We are far better together than we are apart,” he said. “Our …

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