For Auld Lang Syne and other reasons we again say goodbye

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”

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Wakefield House Committee calls for new build on the museum site

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”

Committee ready to make a recommendation on the former museum property

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”

Former museum property renovations are estimated to be near $5 million

By Karen Cornelius   The Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board met on Tuesday night, June 20, and heard an update on the former museum property by the board’s Wakefield House Development Committee chairman Jon Logue. While the architectural firm, DS Architecture, informed the committee they have a good building, there is a rough estimate ofContinue reading “Former museum property renovations are estimated to be near $5 million”

Parks Board Briefs

By Karen Cornelius Community use permits: According to the minutes, board members approved several more community event group use park permits at their Tuesday, April 18, regular business meeting. One permit went to Maria Santoferraro for beach yoga from June through August. She was also thanked for her $300 donation. Another permit was approved forContinue reading “Parks Board Briefs”