By Karen Cornelius The Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board met on Tuesday, January 16. Members elected Terry Parker the chairman for 2018 and Jon Logue the vice-chairman. The board discussed their capital levy budget, city pool problems, and repairs to the existing skate park as well as a new skate park committee. The following areContinue reading “Parks board approves Showse Lighting Project; discusses pool, skate park”
By Rich Tarrant THE VERMILION LIGHTHOUSE: served as a navigational aid on the west breakwall of Vermilion’s harbor from 1877 to 1929. It was removed / dismantled after it was damaged in an ice storm. For the next six years it sat in the Buffalo, New York Lighthouse Depot. But finally it was relocated andContinue reading “For Auld Lang Syne and other reasons we again say goodbye”
By Karen Cornelius On a chilly Saturday afternoon, December 9, there was a surprisingly large crowd gathered at the Ritter Public Library Community Room anxious to learn what the Wakefield House Development Committee will be recommending to the Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board concerning the future development of the former museum property at the footContinue reading “Wakefield House Committee calls for new build on the museum site”
By Karen Cornelius The Wakefield House Development Committee is ready to make a recommendation to the Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board on the best public uses for the former Inland Seas Maritime Museum property at the foot of Main Street. The public will be given three opportunities to learn about the committee’s final decision andContinue reading “Committee ready to make a recommendation on the former museum property”
The Wakefield Mansion Restoration Committee met with DS Architecture on Wednesday, March 29, when DSA provided their preliminary assessment of the condition of the property.