Maumee Garden Club gets tour of Wayne Trail environmental efforts by students

Members of the Maumee Garden Club got a view into what the next generation has on its mind for our planet. Three students from the Environmental Club led the tour on the school’s grounds to the native prairie, greenhouse, rain garden, bird sanctuary and indoor recycling efforts. Teachers Christine Smith and James Magoun, who work … More Maumee Garden Club gets tour of Wayne Trail environmental efforts by students

Sidewalk repair

What has the cold winter and salt application wrought on your sidewalks? Sidewalk installation and repair in Maumee is the responsibility of the property owner. The Public Service Department inspects all sidewalks for safety hazards on a four-year cycle. Inspectors look for uneven heights, broken pieces, and sunken or raised sections

Tree City

Again this year, the city of Maumee has been named a Tree City honoree by the Arbor Day Foundation. As a member of the Maumee Garden Club, we recently read the book, The Hidden Life of Trees, to better understand trees. The club has donated a copy of the book to the City of Maumee … More Tree City

The streets of Maumee

The operations division, the construction division and the public service administration are all responsible for keeping streets in good shape in Maumee. Operations coordinates street sweeping and snow and ice removal while the Construction performs the asphalt and concrete patching repairs to the streets made necessary by age, utility cuts and other factors and pothole repair. … More The streets of Maumee

The popular Congressional art contest returns

The Ohio 5th Congressional District, which encompasses most of northwest Ohio, will hold a contest for high school-aged artists, who live or go to school in the district. The artwork will be displayed at Owens Community College with the winning entry sent to an exhibit at the U. S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. For … More The popular Congressional art contest returns

So you think you can draw … paint … sculpt?

Art classes with Mary Jane Erard are held at the Maumee Senior Center Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12 p.m. Mary Jane is a well-known regional artist and is represented by the Toledo Museum of Art. All students, regardless of art experience, are welcomed to join Mary Jane. Tuesday classes: bring your favorite medium and there … More So you think you can draw … paint … sculpt?

Walleye Run Begins

They’re back … both fish and those who wish to capture them! Hundreds, perhaps even thousands, of fishermen and women descend on Maumee and its surrounding neighbors to lure those wily walleye that return to the Maumee River to spawn. Often shoulder-to-shoulder, these lovers of fishing try their casts to net a few of these … More Walleye Run Begins

Mulch for sale

The Maumee Athletic Boosters Club is planning the annual sale of mulch for area residents. A 2 cu.ft. bag of either hardwood mulch, cypress mulch or black mulch is $5. It will be delivered to your home and placed on the front driveway. There is no cost for delivery if you order 10 or more … More Mulch for sale