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Community Christmas kicks off Saturday in downtown Farmington

The Farmington Regional Chamber of Commerce, Discover Farmington, and small-business retailers in the Farmington downtown area have joined forces to create a Community Christmas Kick-Off celebration extravaganza on Saturday. This is a free, family-friendly event and a fun way to kick off the holiday season. That date also happens to be Small-Business Saturday, which is…

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Vandalism a growing, expensive problem in Farmington parks

A $1,000 reward is offered for information Farmington’s Wilson Rozier Park, 811 Perrine Road, is home to a ballpark, two pavilions, two playgrounds, two tennis courts, one multi-use court, multiple picnic tables with BBQ grills, and areas for futsal and basketball.  Farmington has 17 community parks, and Wilson Rozier is one of the larger parks…

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Farmington R-7 School District hosts 2023 Job Olympics

The 2023 Southeast Region Job Olympics was sponsored by Farmington R-7 School District and hosted Nov. 9 at the Memorial United Methodist Church in Farmington.   A competition developed to promote transition and employability skills for a broad spectrum of high school students in special education programs, more than 80 students represented their schools in this…

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Parkland PRC hosts fundraiser and celebrates 18th birthday

The Parkland Pregnancy Resource Center (PRC) held its annual “Walk For Life” fundraiser Oct. 28 while simultaneously celebrating its 18th birthday The fundraiser and birthday celebration continued in Ironton at the PRC’s satellite offices at the Monarch Family Resource Center later that evening. PRC Executive Director Becky Laubinger explained that the pro-life fundraiser is usually…

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Much of Centene Center repairs have been completed

Centene Center flooring repairs continue Flooring repairs continue at the Centene Center located at 2 Black Knight Drive in Farmington, following a water main break on Aug. 16 that caused extensive damage to much of the main lobby, conference area and auditorium floors. At that time, it was estimated that approximately four weeks would be…

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