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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...

Posted 08/14/12 by the Town Crier

Efficiency Smart, Minster’s partner in providing energy efficiency services to our utility customers, has added four new products to its residential rebate offerings. Nearly $500 is available to our residential utility customers for purchasing eligible products, including:

  • $50 rebates...
Posted 08/09/12 by the Town Crier


Today's rain has pushed back the final paving of Fourth Street from Ohio Street to Garfield Street. The current plans (weather permitting) are as follows:


  • Milling the temporary street transitions - Friday 8/10
  • Intermediate asphalt Main Street to Garfield...
Posted 08/07/12 by the Town Crier

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is asking the public to be on the lookout for the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB). August is a time of peak emergence for the devastating invasive pest and a critical time for building the public’s awareness of ALB.

Posted 08/02/12 by the Town Crier


Efficiency Smart™ can help lower your monthly energy bills — and pay you to do it! Right now, you can receive $50 to recycle your old, working refrigerator or freezer. Plus, we’ll even pick it up, free of charge, and properly recycle it. While that old appliance in the basement or garage...

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