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Monrovia Public Library to Host Solar Eclipse Viewing
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Monrovia Public Library to Host Solar Eclipse Viewing

By Susan Motander A solar eclipse will occur on Monday August 21 from 9-10 a.m. The Monrovia Public Library will have special glasses for viewing the eclipse that will occur at 9:48 a.m. There will be special craft activities for children and snacks will be served. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon moves between the sun and…

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Monrovia Firefighters Raise Funds to Assist 2-Year-Old Battling Rare Disease

By Susan Motander Members of the Monrovia Fire and Rescue are helping to raise funds to aid Marian McGlockin, a 2-year-old with Nimann-Pick, Type C (NPC), a disease that is often referred to as childhood Alzheimer’s. As of now the toddler has been involved in experimental treatment of the normally fatal disorder, and the family…

Earthquake Preparedness: The Focus of a Special Workshop
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Earthquake Preparedness: The Focus of a Special Workshop

By Susan Motander The Monrovia Historic Preservation Group (MOHPG) has teamed with the Monrovia Fire Department to present a special earthquake preparedness seminar on Sept. 9. This event is not limited to members of MOHPG and is open to all members of the community. Since space is limited, reservations are required for this event. The workshop will…

Monrovia Old Town Report
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Monrovia Old Town Report

By Pam Fitzpatrick It’s funny how priorities change with time.  It used to be important to me to have a place to park reasonably close (like, in the same block) to my business.  Of course, when more and more businesses moved into town and every business owner felt the same way, I changed my tune. …

Monrovia Old Town Report (8/3/17 Issue)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (8/3/17 Issue)

By Pam Fitzpatrick Well, it’s August.  The kids go back to school in about two weeks and summer has come and gone – almost.  Of course, it’s still going to be scorching hot for the next couple of months, but the upside is that the evenings are rather nice and strolling in Old Town is…

Encinitas Historic District Dedication
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Encinitas Historic District Dedication

Encinitas Historic District dedication event held on Thursday, July 27, 2017, was a huge success. Thank you to all the community members who were able to join us in celebrating Monrovia’s second historic district. These districts help highlight the beauty of historic homes built in multiple styles throughout the years, and preserving them is a…

Monrovia Old Town Report (7/27/17 Issue)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (7/27/17 Issue)

By Pam Fitzpatrick I admit I’m very glad I was on out of town last week during the Old Town filming episode. I hear it was a bit crazy… So sorry for the merchants who were blind-sided, but if there’s any comfort, so was I, and so was the City. The upside still remains: if…

Monrovia Old Town Report (7/20/17 Issue)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (7/20/17 Issue)

By Pam Fitzpatrick Great news for the Wednesday and Saturday “Music in Old Town” lovers: the popular Taylor Teasley has agreed to be an evening standard in the breezeway between Merengue and Paradis Ice Cream. Taylor will be our regular in the 400 block, plus the rotating music in the other blocks will still continue….

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