Looking back at our own little piece of paradise

By: Rich Tarrant Remember that old Joni Mitchell song: “They paved Paradise and put up a parking lot?” Well, in these particular instances (see the snaps) it wasn’t exactly Paradise, but gosh and gee whiz it was the Vermilion, Ohio that some of us knew when we still had hair – or at least had…

Three Vermilion High School students compete in national tournament

By: Melanie Williamson In late June, three members of the Vermilion High School Speech and Debate team traveled to Birmingham, Alabama to participate in the National Tournament. This tournament is touted as being the “largest academic contest in the world” with over 2500 students competing in 13 different categories. David Dotson, Nikki Peter, and Julia…

Charting the Course

By: Mayor Eileen Bulan I thought today I would bring you up-to-date on many of our many upcoming projects in Vermilion this year. In 2010, the City of Vermilion received a grant to replace the Highbridge Road Bridge. This grant was funded through the Ohio Department of Transportation for 80% of the cost. We also…

Police Beat

July 17, 2017 10:36 – 1300 block of Beechview Drive: Report of vandalism to a vehicle struck with paper soaked in maple syrup. 11:38 – Liberty Ave: Motor vehicle accident with no injuries. 14:52 – 5000 block of Haley Street: Property owner advised to remove/fix an inoperable vehicle. 18:35 – Liberty Ave: Motor vehicle accident…

Police Beat

July 10, 2017 06:18 – 500 block of South Shore Court: Several calls regarding loud music in the area. After a brief investigation, a female was cited for Disorderly Conduct/Intoxication. 11:15 – 5400 block of Liberty Ave: Report of a breaking & entering call to a local business. An investigation was initiated. 17:49 – 600…