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Looking Back at 2019 in Monrovia’s Rear-View Mirror

By Susan Motander As the year draws to a close, we often look back at the year that just passed. For many Monrovians, this year began on Myrtle Avenue with the annual New Year’s Party, a street party and general community gathering. In the typical,...

Monrovia Fire & Police Chiefs Warn of Dangers Around the Holidays

Logs burning in the fireplace and candles flickering on the mantle are all romantic images, but there are dangers inherent in these activities. Monrovia Fire Chief Brad Dover wanted to remind everyone to be especially careful this holiday season to keep it merry and bright.

Christmas Decorations Light Up Homes, Light Up Hearts in Monrovia

Winner of 2019 Monrovia's Home Decorating Contest's Children's Choice Award - Photo by Vicky Nguyen / Beacon Media News One of the great thrills that we can look forward to during the holidays is enjoying the lights...

City of Monrovia Announces 2019 Holiday Home Decorating Contest Winners

The City of Monrovia has announce the 2019 Holiday Home Decorating Contest winners. This year, the contest judges viewed over 20 fully decked out homes and businesses filled with candy cane lined pathways and whimsical holiday spirit. 2019 Holiday Home Decorating Contest...

Santa Tours Through Monrovia All Next Week

By Susan Motander Starting on Monday, Dec. 16, Santa and his first responder-elves from Monrovia Police and Fire & Rescue departments will be riding through town. There will also be volunteers from city staff and the community riding along...

Monrovia Looks at Parade Rules after ‘Risqué’ Entry/Unlicensed Vendors Surface

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According to the city manager, one of the parade participants was an automobile club and one of the vehicles had “risqué and quite inappropriate imagery on the exterior of the vehicle.” According to spectators, a nude woman was depicted on a vintage...

2019 Holiday Home Decorating Contest Application Deadline This Friday

Residents who submit a Holiday Home Decorating Contest application and decorate their homes for the holiday season have the chance to be recognized by the City in several decoration categories.  There are eight categories in which you can win recognition....

Replacement Trees to be Planted Adjacent to Monrovia High School

City crews planted new trees along Madison Avenue, adjacent to Monrovia High School. Crews planted approximately 40 Brisbane box trees to replace trees that were removed as a part of the sidewalk improvement project undertaken this past summer. Plans for planting trees along the front...

Monrovia Fire Chief Now a Graduate of the National Fire Academy

Monrovia Fire Chief Brad Dover is now a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Officer’s Program. Founded over 35 years ago the program now has over 4,300 graduates with some 1,700 still on active duty. The training includes leadership...

Residents in Unincorporated Areas are MAD About Fireworks

By Susan Motander The Fourth of July is the traditional time to set off fireworks but New Year’s Day is also a popular time. Thus, it is appropriate to remind everyone that fireworks, even the “safe and sane” ones, are...
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