In Bloom florist in downtown Maumee is taking donations to give a floral bouquet to each teacher in the Maumee School district. As a member of the Maumee Garden Club, we voted overwhelmingly to send $100 to In Bloom for this wonderful cause. Bouquets will be delivered in early February. If you wish to donate, … More Recognizing Maumee’s Great Teachers
When the Maumee city administration building was shuttered due to COVID-19, many residents have questioned where they make their quarterly tax estimates or pay their water bill. A little orange box that has been a fixture by the building came to the rescue. This post office box lookalike has been collecting such envelopes for many … More Maumee Bill Drop-Off Location
According to the Metroparks website, http://www.metroparkstoledo.com, Side Cut is where the Metroparks system began more than 90 years ago and remains a signature Toledo-area destination today. The flat rocks that extend into the river between Maumee and Waterville are known as the Maumee River Ledges, a rare form of a little-known habitat called an alvar, found in … More Side Cut was first Metropark
The sledding hill at Side Cut Park is a must for winter. With a perfect snowfall, put on your winter gear, grab a sled and head down River Road to the lower park and find the hill near Silver Lake. Afterwards stop for hot chocolate at Georgette’s or Brew House in uptown Maumee. Visit the … More Winter Fun in Maumee
According to Paul Brotzki, Maumee treasurer, the refinancing of outstanding bond debt this fall will save district taxpayers $938,150 over the life of the bond. I have been encouraging area homeowners to consider the same to keep their mortgage payments steady in light of the tri-ennial review by the Lucas County Auditor, which will increase … More Speaking of refinancing…
Walkers are welcome at the Maumee City Schools Admin building, 716 Askin, Monday-Friday, 9 am to 3 pm. Enter through the main entrance and sign in. A walking loop through the building at Gateway Middle School, 900 Gibbs, is available Monday-Friday from 6-8 pm. Enter through door 15 to sign in.
Many thanks to our local American Legion Post 320 and the many volunteers who placed wreaths at our Maumee cemeteries. I saw their efforts firsthand when I visited by grandparents’ grave under the large Sycamore tree at Riverside Cemetery. Thank you one and all for this gesture to honor by grandfather’s service.
Apparently, I was early in giving you information in December about snow and ice. I think January will change all that! According to the city of Maumee website, here is information you will need about the upcoming winter weather, snowplows, sidewalk clearing, etc. Once city plows have cleared the street, do not put, push or … More NOW is the time for snow info!
The Maumee Senior Center provides transportation to those 60 and older in the Maumee, South Toledo, Monclova, Holland, Neapolis, Waterville & Whitehouse area. A $3 round trip donation is suggested for transportation services. Call 419-377-8113 at least 24-48 hours in advance to schedule a ride.
The State of the District address by Superintendent Todd Cramer will be Monday, January 10, 5:30 pm at the administrative building, 716 Askin St. Check the Maumee City School website for the latest information to determine whether this will be in person or virtual.