Village of Minster

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Posted 11/20/12 by the Town Crier


Choose ENERGY STAR® Holiday Lighting

As you make preparations for the winter holidays, your plans may include decorating with festive strings of holiday lights (also referred to as Christmas lights or decorative light strings). Light-emitting diode—or "LED"...

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The Minster Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce that the jolly, old elf himself—Santa Claus—is once again taking time out of his busy holiday schedule to pay a visit to all local children on Saturday, December 8, 2012 starting at 12:15 pm at the Gazebo on Fourth Street.

Posted 11/13/12 by the Town Crier

Identity theft is a serious crime. It occurs when your personal information is stolen and used without your knowledge to commit fraud or other crimes. 
It was recently reported that local community members have noticed that their garbage bags have been tampered with or have gone missing before...

Posted 11/12/12 by the Town Crier


John Neuman, Village Electric Superintendent, recently received the AMP Hard Hat Safety award. "John’s '100% safety 100% of the time' attitude reflects in the work he does, the employees he works with and has helped strengthen the Village’s overall safety program," commented...

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Recycling Center
The Minster Recycling Center will be open its regular operating hours the Saturday after Thanksgiving (Saturday, November 24th) from 9 am to 11am.
Village Offices
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday the Village offices...

Posted 11/07/12 by the Town Crier

Efficiency Smart™, the Village of Minster’s energy efficiency program, can help you lower your monthly energy bills – and pay you to do it! Receive $50 for recycling your secondary (working) refrigerator or freezer. Removing that old appliance in the basement or garage could also save you...

Posted 11/05/12 by the Town Crier

Superstorm Sandy has wreaked havoc in at least 11 states along the East Coast and left its impact in states from Michigan to Tennessee. Approximately 60,000 customers in Northeast Ohio remain without power. When massive disasters happen, people want to help.


The Ohio Emergency Management Agency...

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The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency's Office of Community Assistance (OCA). It is designed to help eligible low-income Ohioans meet the high costs of home heating. If you are eligible for assistance, the amount of your one-time...

Posted 10/24/12 by the Town Crier


ODOT is updating Ohio’s Statewide Transportation Plan, Access Ohio 2040.  This plan is important to Ohio’s future, as it will set the stage for ODOT’s transportation policies and investment strategies for the coming years.  This is an update to the previous plan, Access Ohio...

Posted 10/22/12 by the Town Crier


The Grand Lake Health Systems in conjunction with the Auglaize County Sheriff's Office is offering a drug take-back day, providing a safeway of disposing unwanted or unused residential/household medicines. This service is free and anonymous.