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September 25, 2021

September 2021 Discovery Day

September 25 is the final installation of the 2021 Bluffton Discovery Days. Fourteen businesses will distribute tickets in a "Bluffton Bucks" prize drawing for shoppers. Participating shops: ExploreBluffton.com/discovery.

Planning Commission Hearing September 27

The following public notice was submitted by Jesse Blackburn, Village Administrator:

A Public Hearing before the Village of Bluffton Planning Commission has been scheduled for Monday, September 27 at 5:30 pm on the third floor of the Town Hall. This hearing will involve the following matters:

Discussion and action on a standing motion to recommend to Village Council their approval of the request by Bob Fett to construct a planned unit development (PUD) as a residential development of less than ten acres.  

General Election voting begins October 5

 

Early voting for the Nov 2, 2021 General Election in Allen County, Ohio, begins October 5, 2021. Sample ballots for the Village of Bluffton can be viewed here:

Precinct A

Precinct B

Hot off the press

The Bluffton Public Library is distributing an "It's a Hoot Kids' Take & Make" craft  starting September 25 at the youth services desk or via curbside pick-up while supplies last.

The University of Findlay recently welcomed new undergraduate and graduate students to campus for fall 2021. New students began their studies at UF on Aug. 16.

Local students include:

Simon Derstine, of Bluffton, 45817, is pursuing a degree in business administration.

Bluffton Cars & Coffee for September 25, 2021 has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

The next gathering of car and motorcycle enthusiasts will be on October 23 at 902 N. Main St.
 

The Bluffton Icon is designed to be available whenever and whereever you need it. Our poll results indicate that those needs and wants do vary.

Thanks to all who participated in our poll.

Playing at home, the Bluffton girls soccer team handed Miller City its first defeat with a decisive 6-0 shutout Thursday night, September 23, at Steinmetz Field.

Junior Allison Diller netted a hat trick and passed out two assists to pace the victors.

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Friends of the Library invite new members

The Friends of the Bluffton Public Library will hold its annual membership meeting at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 28, at the library, 145 S. Main. Dues paying members of the Friends are able to vote on items such as officers for the coming year and new terms of Board members.

There are openings on the Friends board. Anyone who loves the library is invited to consider serving on the board. "We are particularly interested in persons who have some social media experience to help with our Facebook page," said Deb Beer, current Friends Board president.

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The Bluffton Public Library is distributing an "It's a Hoot Kids' Take & Make" craft  starting September 25 at the youth services desk or via curbside pick-up while supplies last.

The University of Findlay recently welcomed new undergraduate and graduate students to campus for fall 2021. New students began their studies at UF on Aug. 16.

Local students include:

Simon Derstine, of Bluffton, 45817, is pursuing a degree in business administration.

Bluffton Cars & Coffee for September 25, 2021 has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

The next gathering of car and motorcycle enthusiasts will be on October 23 at 902 N. Main St.
 

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