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Posted 07/10/12 by the Town Crier

The Summer Crisis Program is designed to help qualified households pay for summer cooling. The program applies to electric utilities only and is available from June 1 through August 31, 2012.
This year, households with a gross annual income at or below 200% of the 2012 federal poverty...

Posted 06/27/12 by the Town Crier

The Minster July 5, 2012 Active Older Adult luncheon has been cancelled.

The monthly luncheon will resume August 2, 2012.

Posted 06/26/12 by the Town Crier

Agreeing to purchase a service can be complicated – whether you are signing a lease to a new apartment, buying a car or natural gas to heat your home. As the number of retail natural gas suppliers in Ohio has increased, budgeting for utility costs is no longer a simple matter of paying your monthly utility bill....

Posted 06/25/12 by the Town Crier

Auglaize County election officials are urging citizens to register to vote or update their existing voter information as soon as possible.
“This year is a unique year for elections in Ohio,” Auglaize County Elections Board Director Carolyn Campbell. “Each registered voter in the...

Posted 06/22/12 by the Town Crier

The Village Council is looking for feedback from the community regarding what should be painted on the south water tower this fall. Visit to check out the two options and vote today! One vote per resident, please....

Posted 06/21/12 by the Town Crier

There is a lot of construction activity in the area, but local businesses are still open. Please call ahead to these businesses to find out their current parking and/or access options.

Also, Fourth Street from Ohio Street to the Library parking lot is now accessible to vehicular traffic. This includes the...

Posted 06/19/12 by the Town Crier

The Village of Minster has a partnership with Efficiency Smart to bring the benefits of energy efficiency directly to Minster electric customers to help you reduce the cost of making energy-efficient improvements. Efficiency Smart services include rebates for energy-efficient residential appliances and lighting; free...

Posted 06/19/12 by the Town Crier

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an ash tree-killing insect from Asia that was unintentionally introduced to southeastern Michigan several years ago. In 2003, it was first found feeding on ash trees in northwest Ohio. Now, it is suspected to have made its way to Minster.
EAB larvae feed on the living...

Posted 06/19/12 by the Town Crier

The Minster-Jackson Township Fire Department will be testing fire hydrants July 16, 17, 23 and 24, 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 laundry during...

Posted 06/11/12 by the Town Crier

The 2011 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report has been posted online at The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) mandates that all consumers of Village supplied water annually receive this...

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