Vermilion Ohio News


“Our farmers market organizers and the Main Street Board of Directors have decided that we won’t open the Saturday Farmers Market this season,” announced Marilou Suszko, executive director of Main Street Vermilion. “It’s difficult and disappointing to have to postpone or cancel the events that bring people to Vermilion."

Just east of downtown Vermilion on Rt. 6 on the north side of the road are an easily overlooked apartment complex, a gas station and a bank. On this acreage, as early as 1870 stood a picnic grove called Shadduck Lake Park. This pleasant grove became popular because the tree shaded area was accessible.

A Vermilion Drive-Thru Food Distribution will take place on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm at Vermilion Elementary School at 1285 Douglas Street in Vermilion, Ohio. In partnership with Vermilion Local School District, Second Harvest will be distributing free boxes.

Mercy Health – Lorain remains committed to the health and safety of patients, associates and community. As the health system prepared to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, in accordance with guidance from both the Ohio Department of Health and the Centers.

Vermilion Community Services announces that free Share-A-Ride fares are discontinued as of June 1st. The Vermilion Share-A-Ride bus provides transportation to our seniors and special needs residents who need help with transportation - or anyone who has transportation needs.

The City Council meeting of June 1, 2020 has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items. City Council Committee meetings will be held on June 8, 2020 at 7 pm at the Vermilion Municipal Complex, 685 Decatur Street, Vermilion, Ohio. Social distancing will be abided by, and masks are strongly suggested.

VERMILION (OHIO) CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will conduct a written DISPATCHER Entrance Examination for full-time employment in the POLICE DEPARTMENT. Applicants must possess HS diploma or GED and valid govt issued photo ID Card. With a minimum passing grade of 70%, extra credit may be awarded for prior qualifying Military service.

By slowly reopening in phases, Ritter Public Library hopes to provide many of the services the Vermilion community loves while keeping everyone safe. The library is serving Vermilion in new and creative ways. At this time no browsing is permitted. Holds may be placed on the website.

The World Animal Foundation, of Vermilion, Ohio, is encouraging Vermilion residents to let areas of their yards go natural. Manicured, chemical-laden lawns are out, and woodsy yards with ground-cover, hedgerows, and dead wood are in. Today's ecology-minded, health-conscious citizens find the latter far more interesting and beautiful.

Governor DeWine announced the formation of new Congregate Care Unified Response Teams to test residents and staff members in Ohio's nursing homes. "Nursing facilities have been aggressive regarding testing and managing COVID-19 outbreaks on their own, but this effort will provide them with additional resources."

Main Street Vermilion and the Vermilion Arts Guild Gallery will welcome guests on Saturday, June 6, 2020. New summer hours are Tuesday through Friday 10 am to 4 pm; Saturday noon to 4 pm; closed Sunday and Monday. Main Street Vermilion is dedicated to the revitalization, beautification and preservation.

COVID-19 is forcing everyone to navigate uncharted waters, including boaters. Many people are wondering if they can go boating, who they can boat with, and where they can go once they leave the dock. In Vermilion, the water is open, however, it’s more important than ever that boaters are responsible.