November 2017

Thanksgiving Fire Safety Tips

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Dexter Area Fire Department would like to share the following information about fire safety at Thanksgiving.

Did you know Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires? The number of home fires double on Thanksgiving. Keep these safety tips in mind as you prepare your meal:

If you are roasting your turkey, make sure you set a timer. This way, you won’t forget about the bird as you watch the parade or football. 
If you are frying your turkey:

Dexter Area Historical Society Holiday Events

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Dexter Area Historical Society and Museum is sponsoring several holiday events in December, including Christmas at the Mansion, display of the Christmas Village Collection, a Christmas Tea, and a Holiday Bazaar. More information can be found at -

Last Day for Bagged Compost Collection

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017 will be the last day of bagged compost pick-up by Waste Management. Please make sure to set all remaining bags out for collection. Bags will not be picked up again until the first Friday in April.

Leaf collection by the DPW is ongoing.

Outdoor Warning Siren Preventative Maintenance

Friday, November 10, 2017

The City's contractor, West Shore Services, is scheduled to perform preventative maintenance on the outdoor warning sirens in the City on Friday, November 10, 2017. As part of the maintenance, the sirens will be activated for a brief period of time.  

Election Results

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Election results can be accessed at -

Political Signs

Monday, November 6, 2017

Please remember that political signs must not be placed in the City right-of-way, which is generally the area between the sidewalk and the curb in front of your home/business.  If you do not have a sidewalk, please keep the sign closer to your home/business than the road. Thank you for your cooperation.