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Fire Next Door – Impressions on the Recent Fire
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Fire Next Door – Impressions on the Recent Fire

By Susan Motander When you live in the WUI, the Wildland Urban Interface part of the city, part of you knows that fires will happen. There are the joys of living where deer wander through the yard daily (I have named many of them: John Deer, Buck Rodger, Notch Ear, etc.). I even know my…

Monrovia Old Town Report (12/14/17)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (12/14/17)

Pam Fitzpatrick ‘Tis the Season in Old Town Monrovia; the streets are decorated, carolers are roaming through town, and the Thursday evening and Sunday afternoon horse-drawn carriage rides are a big hit, as always.  But I’m a bit sad:  we’ve lost another two retailers (Empire Bikes in the 600 block of S. Myrtle, and Saga…

The Holiday Spirit is Alive and Well in Monrovia!
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The Holiday Spirit is Alive and Well in Monrovia!

This year, Monrovia will continue the 19 year long tradition of celebrating the holiday season by touring Santa Claus around city streets on top of a fire engine. Escorted by a police car and a decorated public works sleigh, Santa will give candy canes to the public in the spirit of giving. City employees will…

Kiwanis Park in Monrovia is Undergoing Changes
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Kiwanis Park in Monrovia is Undergoing Changes

Improvements at Kiwanis Park at Grand Avenue will be continuing over the coming weeks!  The Kiwanis Club of Monrovia generously donated $20,000 to the City in October 2017 to make improvements at Kiwanis Park at Grand Avenue.  During the past few weeks, staff has been working with representatives from the Kiwanis Club. An overview of…

ALDI’s Grand Opening in Monrovia
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ALDI’s Grand Opening in Monrovia

We wanted to let everyone know that Monrovia’s new ALDI’s Supermarket will be hosting a grand opening celebration on Thursday, Dec. 7, with a formal ribbon cutting scheduled to take place at 8:25 a.m. at their new location at 731 East Huntington Drive.  ALDI is known for its premium exclusive brands, high-quality grocery items, and low prices… and…

Monrovia Old Town Report (12/7/17)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (12/7/17)

By Pam Fitzpatrick Last weekend a young man, a father, lost his life in our town. It was a tragedy beyond measure, and yet Old Town Monrovia remains one of the safest community gathering places anywhere. With love and support for all in need, we continue: the stores are open, Gem City Grill is open,…

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