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Grismore Rd. bridge closure on Oct. 25

Grismore Rd. bridge between Napoleon and Cool roads will be closed from 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 for roadway paving. School Buses and Emergency Vehicles will have access during this closure.
For more information, contact Allen County Engineer, Brion E. Rhodes 419-228-3196.

Ohio Northern Poll ‘22 of likely Ohio voters

Spotlights prevailing sentiments on key state and national races, explores political polarization attitudes

The Institute for Civics and Public Policy (ICAPP) at Ohio Northern University has released the Northern Poll, a web-based poll of 668 likely voters in Ohio taken from October 11-15.

ODOT reports NB I-75 closed at 5:00 a.m. beyond SR 235

The Ohio Department of Transportation - Northwest Ohio District 1 reported in Hancock County that Interstate 75 northbound was closed beyond State Route 235 due to a crash involving multiple vehicles.

At the time, it was advised to avoid the area on your morning commute. Check for updates.

Village leaf pickup begins October 24

At the October 10 council meeting, Assistant Village Administrator Bryan Lloyd announced that leaf pickup crews will begin work on October 24.

This will allow for cleanup in advance of  Trick or Treat night (October 27 from 6-7:30 p.m.)

Leaf pickup runs for 4-6 weeks. Residents should create long piles of leaves on the tree lawn with no sticks or other debris.

Online version of Bluffton Beyond Tomorrow community engagement

Results of July online survey below; final poll HERE

Couldn't make it to the October 19 Community Engagement Open House at Bluffton Middle School? There is now an online version of the dot polls and poster questions from this event.

A glorious fall to date: weather observations

Northwest Ohio has been enjoying a glorious fall, as reflected in Guy Verhoff's observations in Pandora.

How long will it last? Today the Allen County EMA team mentioned the possibility of snow on their Facebook feed.