Category: New Bremen News

New Bremen News

Village Announcements and News

Here’s what’s new in the village. Don’t forget, you can sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest updates right in your inbox.

CLEAN-UP Day Scheduled

The annual Clean-Up Day is scheduled for Saturday, September 26th from 8am-11am at the village facility located at 304 S. Herman Street. The disposal of unwanted items is for New Bremen residents only. Please bring a recent utility bill or other I.D. to prove residency.  For a list of items NOT to bring, please see… Read more »


Justin Bruns has been employed by the New Bremen Police Department since 2010. Justin served the department as a part-time patrolman from 2010-2015. In 2015, he became a full-time patrolman. In addition, he is the first K-9 handler for the Village of New Bremen. Justin and his wife live in New Bremen along with their… Read more »

Pumpkin People Contest is Underway

The annual tradition of pumpkin people continues and is on display *NOW*! Voting for this year’s Pumpkin People Contest will be done online through Facebook. Voting can be done through Friday, September 25th. To place your vote, simply ‘Like’ an image. The voting album can be accessed here. For more information about the history of… Read more »

Hometown Opportunity: September Status of Job Opportunities

There are nearly 500 job opportunities currently posted on the Hometown Opportunity website ( Since November 2012, Hometown Opportunity has been the primary source for job openings in Auglaize and Mercer Counties. In recent years, Darke and Shelby Counties have been added to the Hometown Opportunity (HTO) footprint. Auglaize County residents, on average, during typical… Read more »

Tree Care

Our regional urban forester from Ohio Department of Natural Resources recently shared these tree care tips and insights: What Are Those Black Spots on My Maple Leaves?!? — No worries. Tar Spot is very common during wetter summers. It’s fungal, but purely aesthetic. No treatments are effective or necessary, but picking up leaves helps reduce… Read more »

Annual Fire Hydrant Testing

Beginning Saturday, September 12th, the New Bremen – German Twp. Fire Department will begin the annual testing of the village’s fire hydrant system. Testing will be done each Saturday morning between 7:30 am and noon. The scheduled completion date for testing is October 10th. The Fire Department and Village would like to take this opportunity… Read more »

Banner Order for ‘Our Hometown Heroes’ due Sept. 28th

HONOR YOUR HOMETOWN HERO Place you order for ‘Our Hometown Heroes’ banners by September 28th, to be displayed in time for Veterans Day. You need one of these four criteria to be eligible to order a banner. A. A current or deceased member of the American Legion post 241 B. A current or deceased resident… Read more »

Auglaize County Board of Elections: Precinct Election Officials

Auglaize County Board of Elections is seeking Precinct Election Officials (PEO’s). If you are interested in volunteering, go to the Auglaize County Board of Elections website, click on ‘Election Info’, then ‘Election Workers’, it will take you to a registration page, or call Auglaize County Board of Elections at 419-739-6720.

UPDATE: SR274 Road Construction

The road widening near Bunker Hill Industrial Park entrance will begin on Monday August 31st. New traffic signal work at the intersection of Monroe and Washington is scheduled to begin September 8th. Please plan your travels accordingly and watch for construction workers. Your patience is appreciated. Those subscribed to OneCallNow received this message via text/or… Read more »

Brookside Laboratories Ground-Breaking Ceremony

<as published in the August 2020 community newsletter> Recently Brookside Laboratories held a ground-breaking ceremony marking the beginning of a 36,600 sq. ft. expansion. While COVID precautions reduced the event to simpler terms, it was an occasion worthy of celebrating. Brookside Laboratories Inc., an Auglaize County founded company, built their current 37,000 sq. ft. facility… Read more »