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Here’s Bluffton council’s committee meeting list

Several Bluffton council committee meetings are set this month. Those follow:

Calling all farmers' market vendors

Tuesday evening session lays out the 2019 market arrangements

New and returning vendors are invited to a meeting with Bluffton Farmers Market manager Greg Probst at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12.

The meeting will take place on the third floor of Bluffton Town Hall, 154 N. Main St. That evening, vendors will learn about promotional opportunities and may reserve full-year spaces at a discounted price.

Located in the Citizens National Bank parking lot in downtown Bluffton, the Bluffton Farmers Market is open on Saturday mornings from 8:30 a.m. - noon, May through October.​

ODOT releases local impact details based on proposed vehicle user fees

Story links show how it would affect Bluffton and Allen County

The Ohio Department of Transportation released searchable spreadsheets that give detailed numbers on what each Ohio county and municipality would receive based upon the proposed increase in the motor vehicle user fee called for in the department’s proposed 2020-21 budget.  

Ohio's cities, villages, counties, and townships would receive about 40 percent of the funding.

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday AM

Daylight Saving Time begins early Sunday morning, March 10. Turn your clocks ahead one hour when going to bed tonight (Saturday, March 9).

Maintenance work affects I-75 next week

These projects are in Hancock County

The following is highway construction scheduled to occur within Hancock County. Work is dependent upon weather conditions, and unless otherwise noted, it will take place during daytime hours.

Interstate 75 northbound between state Route 613 and the Wood County line, north of the city of Findlay, will be restricted to two lanes through the work zone for guardrail repair on Monday, March 11. Work is expected to begin at 8 a.m. and continue through 2 p.m. Work is being performed by the ODOT District 1 roadway services department.

Want to travel to Italy and Greece?

Two BHS teachers planning 2020 tour

Would you like to travel to Italy and Greece? 

Brigette Hoff and Vickie Garmon, Bluffton High School teachers, are planning a tour from June 17 -30, 2020.  

They have led two other tours together recently, one trip to Italy and Greece in 2016 and one trip to London, Paris, and the Alps in 2018.

"We currently have high school students and some parents signed up to travel with us.  We are opening up our tour to the community to see if any others may be interested," said Hoff.