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Community Christmas "Light up Akron"

Get in that Holiday spirit and come out and enjoy the Community Christmas "Light up Akron" Festivities on Saturday December 14, 2019.  A full day of activities are planned and the tree lighting and parade will begin at 4:30 pm.  Check out the Akron Chamber of Commerce's webpage at for more events and times.  Merry Christmas!!

HEAP Outreach

A HEAP Outreach with Legislator Rath is planned on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 10 am - 4 pm at the Newstead Public Library.

Halloween Hours

Please note that Halloween hours will be from 6pm - 8pm on Thursday October 31, 2019.  Have fun but please be safe.

Welcome Autumn!

Get ready for the beautiful fall foliage.  Please remember that when those leaves do fall to rake them to the curb for Monday morning pick-up.  Thank You!

Detour Map during filming of "A Quiet Place 2

Please find below the detour maps for the Village of Akron Main Street area during the filming of the movie "A Quiet Place 2" from July 15 - July 24, 2019.  Thank you for your cooperation and patience during this event.

Detour Maps

Village Office will be OPENED during filming

Please note that the Village Office will be OPENED during filming, customers are asked to either mail your bill for this month, use the back entrance driveway through the fire hall or lastly, use the night deposit after 8 pm during filming days.  Thank you for your patience!

July 4th Festivities

July 3rd  Fireworks at dusk in Veterans Park – Buell St.

5:00 Food Stand – Veterans Park - Newstead Fire Co. Exempts

July 4th 8:00 -11:00 Mason’s Breakfast at the Masonic Lodge

June 20, 2019 Movie Construction

During all the Movie Construction and future filming along Main Street, please be extra careful while driving, walking and biking to keep everyone safe. 

June 3, 2019 - May 2019 utility bills

Please note that due to new utility software, the bills for the May 2019 usage will be delayed.  We hope to have them out and our computers updated with the most current information asap.  Thank you for your patience.

2018 Annual Water Quality Report

Please find attached the link for the Annual Water Report:

2018 Annual Water Quality Report