Village of Minster

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by the Town Crier


Representatives from Efficiency Smart, the Village of Minster energy efficiency program, will be at the Administration Building (5 W. Fourth Street) on October 30th & 31st from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pay your utility bill in person or stop by during this time for FREE compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)...

Posted 09/25/12 by the Town Crier


Leaves are starting to turn and temperatures are finally beginning to cool. It's a great time to start preparing your home for the cold winter months ahead.


The Office of the Ohio Consumers' Counsel (OCC) offers a comprehensive fact sheet detailing basic energy efficiency...

Posted 09/11/12 by the Town Crier

Lock One Community Arts Sensational 2012-2013 Season is getting ready to begin and you are invited!
Sunday, October 14 – 4:00 pm - Ohio State University Men’s Glee Club & Mixed Choir
Saturday, November 10 – 7:00 pm – Mike Super...

by the Town Crier

Curb-side leaf collection will began October 9th and will continue through December 5, 2012.
Leaves should be piled in the grass area between the sidewalk and the curb. Do not pile leaves in the street gutters. You may co-mingle leaves and grass, but...

Posted 09/11/12 by the Town Crier

The Minster Electric Department will be celebrating Public Power Week, Oct. 7-13th, along with more than 2,000 other electric utilities that collectively provide electricity on a not-for-profit basis to 45 million Americans. This year will mark Public Power Week's 26th anniversary as a country-wide...

Posted 09/05/12 by the Town Crier

The Village recently contracted with Newcomer Concrete Services to replace to the curb and gutter on Seventh Street from Main Street to Hanover Street. The scope of the project includes replacing the entire curb and gutter on the north side of the street and some of the curb and gutter on the south...

Posted 08/28/12 by the Town Crier

The Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce is currently taking applications for the 2012-2013 Auglaize County VALU Class.  This class is an excellent way to build your Auglaize County network, while learning a good deal about the county and having fun as well.

The VALU class visits various...

Posted 08/14/12 by the Town Crier

As the majority of local schools will be going back in session, the Minster Municipal Pool will be adjusting its hours starting August 22, 2012. The new pool hours will be as follows:
Monday -Thursday   5pm – 8:30pm
Friday - Closed
Saturday   1pm -...

Posted 08/14/12 by the Town Crier

The Village Compost Facility is available to Minster residents as a place to dispose of yard wastes. The Ohio EPA licenses the Village to operate this Class IV facility. With this designation, the Village is restricted to what it can and cannot accept at the facility; only source-separated yard waste can be...

Posted 08/14/12 by the Town Crier

The Minster-Jackson Township Fire Department will be testing fire hydrants September 17, 18, 24 and 25, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. until dusk. Testing will start on the west side of Minster and will move east.
Residents may notice a discoloration in their water and may want to refrain from doing...