2021 Calendar

  2021 Community Events and City Dates: Defiance’s Community Calendar: visitdefianceohio.com/events/ Details on Community Events: Bike, Hike, Run, Walk, Boat, Canoe, Kayak, and Fish: Maps and Trails in Defiance, Ohio  Defiance Development & Visitors Bureau (DDVB): Visit the DDVB for more information Defiance Community Cultural Council (DCCC): Visit the DCCC for more information Defiance Area…

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HAPPENINGS MAGAZINE – NW OHIO LIVING

The Happenings Magazine – NW Ohio Living is a free lifestyle and community events magazine locally owned, operated, and printed by The Hubbard Company, Defiance, Ohio. JULY-AUGUST 2021 ISSUE MAY-JUNE 2021 ISSUE MARCH-APRIL 2021 ISSUE JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2021 ISSUE NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2020 ISSUE SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2020 ISSUE JULY-AUGUST 2020 ISSUE MAY-JUNE 2020 ISSUE

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WELCOME TO DEFIANCE OHIO!

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MIKE McCANN, MAYOR: CITY OF DEFIANCE It is my honor to send a warm welcome to you where you will find Defiance the perfect place to put down permanent roots or just to visit. Being born and raised here, it is my hope that you will visit and see for yourself the hometown atmosphere that…

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G.A.C. PROJECT UNDERWAY!

The Defiance Water Plant’s Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) Project is finally underway! Crews from Peterson Construction have begun work onsite at Baltimore Road including relocating and replacing the Carbon Dioxide Tank, as well as beginning the construction of the basin that will hold treated water to be taken through the GAC filters before disinfection. This…

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NIXLE ALERTS AND EVENTS GOES MOBILE!

Dear Defiance Community Nixle Subscriber, Nixle recently announced a change in how their platform delivers notifications. With SmartPath, Emergency Alerts will always go out via SMS, email, web, and the Nixle mobile app. Less urgent Advisory and Community messages will only be delivered to the email address on file and the mobile app, which also…

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COFFEE WITH A COP~JULY 22, 2021

Come join the conversations on July 22, 2021 from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. All are welcome! Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. “Coffee with a Cop” at the Defiance AMVETS 1795 Spruce St. Defiance, Ohio Coffee with a Cop brings police officers and the community members they serve together–over coffee–to discuss issues and learn more…

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Ottawa Ave/Cleveland Ave intersection closed beginning July 6, 2021

Vernon Nagel, Inc. will be closing the intersection of Ottawa Avenue and Cleveland Avenue beginning Tuesday, July 6, 2021.  The closure will be in place for 90 days while they reconstruct the intersection and complete other construction activities related to the project. The aerial depicts the improvements that will be made in the Ottawa Avenue…

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SHADE TREE COMMISSION

Every few years, the Shade Tree Commission injects a small amount of “Triage” into the base of the Ash Trees to protect the City’s remaining Ash trees from the Emerald Ash Borer. Brian Eitnear, Mark Newman, Josh Mast and Rob Cereghin were performing the injections. Also helping the Tree Commission this year were Ann Melton,…

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Patrolman John Williamson Retires

John Williamson Retires After serving the City of Defiance for 29 years, Patrolman John Williamson retired on June 8, 2021. John was with the department from 1992-2021. He served in several capacities while employed with the department including Patrolman, Detective, and School Resource Officer at Defiance High School. John was very active with “Christmas for…

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Swearing-In of Patrolmen

City of Defiance Patrolman Zachary Higgins was sworn into office on June 15, 2021 during a small ceremony by taking a formal oath.                   Two new City of Defiance Patrolmen were sworn into office recently during a small ceremony by taking a formal oath. We congratulate and…

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Kingsbury Pool Opening

Kingsbury Pool will open Monday, June 7, 2021 and the last date will be Sunday August 15, 2021 for the 2021 Summer Season! Hours are Monday through Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This year there will not be TODDLER TIME in the morning or any SEASON POOL PASSES sold. Admission is $3.00 per…

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