“The flames kindled on the 4th of July, 1776, have spread over too much of the globe to be extinguished by the feeble engines of despotism; on the contrary, they will consume these engines and all who work them.” — Thomas Jefferson

DeRivera Park Trust to Meet

DeRivera Park Trust holds a meeting on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 6:00pm.

The meeting takes place at the Put-in-Bay softball field between the Put-in-Bay School and Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church.  A new board member will be elected. George Stoiber has resigned. Chair Don Thwaite and Kelly Faris remain on the board. Lake Erie Islands Conservancy

The Conservancy wishes to thank the DeRivera Park Trustees for working with them on the sale of Cooper’s Woods to the Conservancy. Watch for a dedication of the Cooper’s Woods Preserve this fall.  The original dedication date of 2 August is postponed.

COVID-19 Statement from Safe Island Task Force

COVID-19 Put in BayPut-in-Bay Safe Island Task Force releases the following public notice:

“The safety of our guests, residents, and employees is always our top priority. Our island businesses and community continue to take necessary precautions to ensure everyone who visits has a safe and fun time. We encourage everyone to continue practicing social distancing, to wear a mask, and to follow safety protocols and procedures recommended by the State of Ohio.”


Put-in-Bay Mooring Field Holiday Hours

Put in Bay water taxisBoardwalk Harbor Operations, which manages the Put-in-Bay Mooring Field, announces extended hours during the fourth of July weekend.  Please note the listing below:

  • Regular Put-in-Bay Mooring Field Harbor Taxi service runs from 8am until 10pm
  • Special Hours:  8am to 11pm on Friday, July 3rd and Sunday, July 5th

8am to Midnight on Saturday, July 4th


The Boardwalk Fuel Station – 8am to 9pm

Pump-outs are strictly self-service.