March 2013

Volunteers Needed!

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Face painting volunteers are needed for Saturday's Easter Eggstravaganza from 10 am - 11:30 am in Community Park (3575 Ryan Drive). If anyone is interested please contact the Village at 734-426-8303 ext. 15. Thank you.

Call for Artists

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Paint Dexter Plein Air Festival will be held August 13-17. This event is an opportunity for open air painters to paint on canvasses around Dexter. The paintings will be juried and prizes will be awarded. The art will also be available for purchase. Artists are encouraged to apply early to take advantage of early bird registration rates.

A call for artists has been issued for a "friendly troll" sculpture that will be placed along the Border to Border Trail that crosses Mill Creek.

Trash/Recycle Collection Changes

Monday, April 1, 2013

The Village recently renewed our contract with Waste Management for trash/recycle/compost collection. The contract was renewed with no increase in year one, a 1% increase in year 2 and a 2% increase in year 3. Below is a summary of a few changes that were made with the renewal:

Farmers Market

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Applications for the 2013 Farmers Market are available online at

Opening day for the Market will be May 4, 2013.

Community Garden

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Applications for the 2013 Community Garden are available at

The 2013 pre-season information meeting will be held Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dexter District Library. Please feel free to attend to find out more information about participating with the garden.

Easter Eggstravaganza!

Friday, March 29, 2013

The 3rd Annual Community Park Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

Eggstravaganza Flier

Dexter - One Year Strong!

Friday, March 15, 2013

In honor of the resilience of the Dexter community following the tornado of last March, the Dexter Relief Fund committee, with the help of many organizations across the community, is hosting an Open House on Friday, March 15, from 3pm  to 7pm at LaFontaine Automotive. At this event:

Outdoor Warning Siren Test

Thursday, February 28, 2013

The Washtenaw County Emergency Operations Center will be conducting a test of 55 outdoor warning sirens on Saturday March 2, 2013 at 12:00 Noon. These sirens are tested at Noon on the first Saturday of every month from March through September. If there is a threat of severe weather on the day of a test, it will be cancelled. Except for scheduled testing, the sirens will be activated for the following emergencies: 1.) The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning. 2.) A severe thunderstorm has been detected with damaging winds in excess of 70 MPH.