School Bus Stops

With the School Year in progress for some area schools and others approaching soon, please be aware of the School Bus Laws in Ohio. The laws in Ohio depends on the number of lanes. We hope this brief reminder keeps you alert and safe on the roads. Keep an eye out for those yellow school…

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The Spring 2019 issue of Land to Lake magazine is here!

The Spring 2019 issue of Land to Lake magazine is here! Updated information on Source Water Protection—what the City of Defiance is doing to protect our source of drinking water.  This issue also features a Local Watershed Group, tips for Spring Clean-up, and local outdoor events. Look for the magazine insert in the Crescent-News on…

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RANKED 8th IN THE NATION

OUR City has been listed in the top 100 micropolitans by City Selection magazine for 2018, and we are thrilled! The City of Defiance is ranked eighth in the nation for micropolitan areas, which are cities with a population of 10,000 to 50,000. This is the 13th time Defiance has made the top 100 list….

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Defiance Splash Park Award!

The Ohio Parks & Recreation Association (OPRA) held their Annual Conference this week and presented Awards of Excellence for 2018. The Defiance Splash Park won third place in Category 2: Capital Improvements Projects – $1.0 – $2.5 million.  Eleven communities statewide submitted projects for Category 2, all larger in population than Defiance.  It was noted…

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Ground Breaking held for Harmon Business Park of Defiance

This is EXCITING news for Defiance, Ohio and Defiance County on economic development! The approximately $4.5 million project will extend Commerce Drive to Domersville Road, as well as develop water and sewer services down the extension for future industries and corporations. The vision is to have $100 million in new developments and 2,000 new jobs…

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FREE WEATHERIZATION SERVICES

Available to eligible home owners through (NOCAC) Northwestern Ohio Community Action Commission’s Home Weatherization Assistance Program. FREE WEATHERIZATION SERVICE AVAILABLE Northwestern Ohio Community Action Commission (NOCAC) has funding available to provide Weatherization services at no charge to eligible homeowners OR tenants. Services are provided in the six county areas to include Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Paulding,…

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City Received commendation

City received commendation Defiance city director of service Rob Cereghin (left) looks over a commendation received by the municipal government from the Ohio General Assembly with Ohio 82nd House District Rep. Craig Riedel of Defiance (center) and Mayor Mike McCann. The commendation recognizes the city for its Tree City USA designation from the Arbor Day…

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MIGHTY-TIDY INFORMATION

During the summer of 2018 (estimated July), the City of Defiance and Werlor Waste Control will be distributing one FREE OF CHARGE, 95 gallon “Mighty-Tidy” container (the default size) per residence for all residential customers in the City to accommodate the latest technology in automated trash collection. NOTE: If you do not need the largest 95…

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