Join the anniversary open house

The Vermilion History Museum, formerly the Vermilion News Print Shop Museum, will celebrate its 7th Anniversary with an Open House on Saturday, May 27, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. The public is invited. Light refreshments will be served along with guided tours of the facility. The public is invited to attend. Admission will be…

New garbage pick-up day

Starting the week of June 12, all garbage pick-ups will be on Wednesday.  It was originally reported that it would start the week of June 5, but it has been postponed one week. Starting Wednesday, June 14, all garbage for all Vermilion residents will be picked up on Wednesdays.

The short history of a Vermilion ship captain

By: Rich Tarrant In 1839 a man named William B.H. Stone, his spouse Eliza and three children moved here from a small town called Port Burwell on the northern shore of Lake Erie in Ontario, Canada. The newly incorporated Village of Vermillion – with two “ells” – of 1839 had even at that early time…

Police Beat

May 8, 2017 21:55 – Overlook Road: Report of a dog-at-large. The owner was located and warned. 22:00 – 500 block of Highbridge Road: Caller advised a door was open at a neighbor’s house. The house was checked and secured. May 9, 2017 02:12 – Nantucket Place: Driver stopped for a violation and later determined…

Municipal court starts monthly program to offer addiction resources

By: Melanie Williamson The Vermilion Municipal Court is exploring news ways to help people find help for addiction. In the February 23, 2017 edition of the Photojournal, Vermilion Municipal Court Judge Zack Dolyk and probation officer Beth Beatty explained some of the many problems they are facing due to the recent heroin epidemic. They each…

City trash pickup changes to Wednesday; community pool opens May 27

By Karen Cornelius   Mayor’s report/trash collection/city pool: Vermilion City Council met on Monday night, May 15, with councilman Frank Loucka absent and city prosecutor Margaret O’Bryon sitting in for law director Ken Stumphauzer. There was no city correspondence, no president’s report, no old business, and no law director’s report.   Mayor Eileen Bulan stated…