May 2014

Temporary Path Closure - June 11

Sunday, June 8, 2014

The Border to Border Trail from Westridge to Mill Creek Park North will be temporary closed to thru pedestrian/bike traffic from approx. 9 am to 11 am on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. This is necessary for crews to prepare the base for the new sculpture that will be installed along the path.

Trash/Recycle/Compost Collection Delay

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Due to the Memorial Day holiday trash/recycle/compost collection is delayed until Saturday, May 31, 2014.

Hawker/Peddler Permit

Thursday, May 29, 2014

A hawker/peddler permit to go door-to-door in the Village between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. has been issued to Groundcover News. The permit is good until May 14, 2015.
A hawker/peddler permit to go door-to-door in the Village between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. has been issued to Brad the Bookman. The permit is good until July 27, 2014.

Farmers Market

Saturday, May 17, 2014

This Saturday's Market will have vendors offering asparagus, greens, lettuce, radishes, rhubarb, breads, pies, pastries, homemade pasta noodles, jams, honey, maple syrup, bedding plants, hanging baskets, perennials, flowering shrubs, trees, jewelry, handmade items, garden art, organic soap, salves, oils, and coffee from Foggy Bottom.

Local musician Andrew Kaponoski will be proivding musical entertainment from 9 to 10:30 am.

Job Posting - Summer Help

Thursday, May 15, 2014

The Village is seeking applications for temporary summer help. This position is in the Department of Public Works and will assist with mowing lawns as well as general maintenance. Work hours for this position are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from May through August. An application can be downloaded at

Water Restrictions

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

In an effort to protect our aquifers, conserve water resources, and reduce our peak hour water demand, the Village of Dexter will be continuing the water restrictions that were in place last summer.

Hydrant Flushing

Monday, May 12, 2014

Hydrant flushing in the Village will continue the week of May 19, 2014.  The schedule for the final week of flushing is as follows:

Westridge, Dexter Ann Arbor Rd/Downtown, Original Village neighborhoods

Paint Dexter Plein Air Festival

Friday, May 2, 2014

The Village of Dexter is pleased to announce that the dates have been set for the 2nd Annual Paint Dexter Plein Air Festival. This year's event will be August 11-16, 2014.
An extra day of painting has been added and we and are hopeful for a repeat of the gorgeous weather!
The event has several new sponsors: Plein Air Magazine, The Arts Alliance and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

Farmers Market Mother's Day Craft

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Thank you to everyone who visited the market on opening day. The turnout was great despite the weather and this was very much appreciated by the vendors.

This Saturday, (May 10, 2014) the Market will be offering its annual Mother’s Day craft. Kids 12 and under can paint a small flower pot and receive a flower to give as a Mother’s Day gift from 10 am to noon.

Market hours are 8 am to 1 pm on Saturday and 2 pm to 6 pm on Tuesday.

Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety

Thursday, May 1, 2014

As the weather gets warmer please be careful when crossing the street and watch for increased pedestrian/bicycle traffic while driving.