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Monrovia Old Town Report (2/9/17 Issue)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (2/9/17 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick As I’ve said before, I do love a good mystery! Well, thanks to my friend, Council Member Becky Shevlin, I’ve had a good couple of weeks trying to “unbewilder” myself. To experience this nutty feeling for yourself, you have to go up to the 300 block of South Myrtle and listen…

City Prepares Field for Monrovia Youth Baseball
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City Prepares Field for Monrovia Youth Baseball

  By Susan Motander City staff is busy preparing the Barney Glenn Field at Recreation Park, getting it ready for Opening Day of the Monrovia Youth Baseball League. Opening Day festivities are set for Saturday, Feb. 25. The improvements scheduled for the field include laser leveling, installing new dirt and clay on the field itself.  Landscaping…

Monrovia Old Town Report (2/2/17 Issue)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (2/2/17 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick If I’ve learned anything in my life, it’s this: if you want to be heard, you have to be vocal, and persistently so. It’s useless to sit back and feel left out, angry, disenfranchised or even worse – disengaged. You have to communicate. But even the most vocal among us need…

Monrovia Old Town Report (1/26/17 Issue)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (1/26/17 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick Hello – it’s sunny today and I’m delighted. I know we need the rain (we are still in a drought!), but there is just something so joyful about the sun … It is now time to meander through Old Town again and I recommend stopping at Myrtle Tree in the 400…

Adopt a Pet Segment Introduces at Monrovia City Council
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Adopt a Pet Segment Introduces at Monrovia City Council

  By Susan Motander The Monrovia City Council introduced a new segment at its meeting on Jan. 17: Adopt a pet. Representatives from the Pasadena Humane Society brought 6 year-old Chihuahua, Tiny Tim. The dog is available for adoption at the Society. They can be reached at 626-792-7151. The pets available for adoption can be viewed on their website…

Monrovia Old Town Report (1/19/17 Issue)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (1/19/17 Issue)

    By Pam Fitzpatrick A nice, but visibly angry gentleman approached me during this week’s filming in Old Town and asked me a simple question: “What does all of this do for the citizens of Monrovia?” He wasn’t in the mood for an explanation, and I totally understood his frustration with the inconvenience –…

Dreams for Our Children
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Dreams for Our Children

    A Monrovia Community Public Art Project Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. To honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and all of his contributions to establishing a better society here in America, the City is coordinating a two-part community public art project centered around the theme of, Dreams for our Children.  The first part…

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