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Posted on: January 13, 2017

OFFD offers winter fire safety tips

space heater warning

More fires happen in the winter months than any other time of the year. During the cold months, we spend more time indoors and use different methods to heat our homes.

It is important to keep fire safety in mind when you are heating your home.

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U.S. Fire Administration
Posted on: January 10, 2017

Why does my tap water look cloudy in the winter?

Once in a while, you get a glass of water and it looks cloudy; maybe milky is a better term.  After a few seconds it miraculously clears up!  Cloudy water can occur when the water temperature of Lake Michigan, our water source, drops bel...

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

Winter Remiders

It’s that time of year!  Please remember that the city prohibits residents from parking vehicles on city streets after 2 inches of snow has fallen so that Public Works crews can clear and salt the streets effectively and efficiently. Al...

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