The Puddledock Press Staff in the early 1990s.

The all volunteer staff of the Puddledock Press outside their storefront office in the Hayward Block on Mechanic Street in the early 1990s.

The first issue of The Puddledock Press.

The very first Puddledock Press, Volume 1, Number 1, was published in December of 1979.

Farmington Town Christmas Party

The Town of Farmington used to have a Town Christmas Party. Here is a 1963 ad from the Farmington News.

Fire trucks outside the Station on Mechanic Street

Mechanic Street Fire Station in its hay day. On the left is the 1942 Seagrave Truck which was given to the town by H.O. Rondeau.

An old group photo hanging in the Puddledock Office.

Back: Ned Parker, Delores Bridge, Mary Cloutman, Henry Johnson; Front: Iola Sabine, Lilliam Emerson

Robert's Drug Store Christmas advertisement in 1906.

Robert's Drug Store was a popular spot in downtown Farmington and sold lots of Farmington post cards.

Old Farmington Town Hall

An old photo of the Farmington Town Hall, which is currently the Recreation Center, as it appeared in an issue of the Farmington News.

Fire Destroys the Trafton Block

The Trafton Block after a fire destroyed it on January 15, 1943. The fire damages totaled $50,000.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

June 13, 2015: Farmington High School Graduates 83

The Commencement Exercises for Farmington High School were held on Saturday, June 13th at 10:00 AM in the Farmington High School Gym.  It was hot, but the house was packed with friends, family, and community members, all giving well wishes and support to the 83 graduates were leaving the Farmington High School as graduates.

Class Marshalls, Molly King and Marilu Shepardson usher the Class of 2015 into the Gym.

The Graduates take the stage as the commencement Exercises begin.

Salutatorian Kali Funk addresses the graduates and the audience.

Valedictorian, and Class President,  Shelby Chapman gives her remarks to the Class of 2015.

Emma Gelinas sang for the class.

The Class of 2015 selected their Middle School teacher, Mrs. Rachel DeAngelis as their Commencement Speaker.

Brooke Marston sang a song for the Class of 2015.

 Diplomas were distributed by Farmington High School Principal Principal Matt Jozokos.

The Class chose "Don't Blink" by Kenny Chesney as their Class Song, and "We Run This" as their Class Motto.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

June Issue of the Puddledock is now Available

The June edition of the Puddledock Press has been posted on the Farmington Historical Society's Scribd site, and is now available for viewing online.

You can view or download and print the issue in color from the Scribd site, if you wish.  The print copies, which are in black and white, are now available at our fine distribution sites in Farmington.  Find your hard copy at one of our many fine local Farmington establishments.  Please support these businesses, and tell them you appreciate their carrying the Puddledock Press.  Ask for it by name!

You can view past issues on the Farmington Historical Society's Puddledock Press page.