Feb 112016
Maumee Music Students Excel To District Honors Level

Several band and orchestra students in Maumee’s music program have been selected to perform at the district honors level. Eight students from Gateway Middle School and two students from MHS were accepted into the District Honors Band. Acceptance was based on recorded audition submissions that were judged by area musicians. The students from Gateway include . . . Read More

Feb 042016

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Large commercial projects dropped slightly in Maumee last year, while residential construction took off in Whitehouse. The village of Holland also realized a significant decline in new commercial construction, according to a report by Chief Building Officer Bruce Wholf. Wholf presented information at the February 1 Maumee City . . . Read More

Feb 042016
Students Share Special Lessons With Pen Pals

Wayne Trail fifth-grader Sam Mullins (left) shares a smile with his pen pal Eric Spalding, of Sunshine Communities. The students took part in a lesson outside of the classroom on January 29, when they visited Sunshine Communities to see their pen pals and to make a Valentine’s Day craft. For the past several months, the . . . Read More

Jan 282016
Funeral Home Comfort Dog Eases Pain For Grieving Families

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Grieving the loss of a loved one can be especially difficult. At Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral home, a newly acquired comfort dog is helping to ease the pain. Zoey, an 11-week-old female golden doodle, greets clients and stays with them during funeral services. For those dealing with loss, she has . . . Read More

Jan 072016
City’s Cost For Public Defender Services Drastically Reduced

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — The city of Maumee will pay $25,000 less annually for public defender services. At the January 4 meeting Maumee City Council approved a new $5,000 contract with Lucas County for public defender services. The three-year contract is effective 2015-17. Previously, the city paid approximately $30,000 annually for defender . . . Read More