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.

Friday, April 29, 2016

The May issue of the Puddledock Press is available online or at many of our distribution sites now.

The May issue of the Puddledock Press is out online and available at most of our local distribution sites for pick up.  The remainder of the locations will receive theirs on Tuesday, May 3. The issue has been posted on the Farmington Historical Society's Scribd site, and is now available for viewing online. You can view and download and print the issue in color from the Scribd site, if you wish.
To find out where to pick up your printed hard copy, check the Find a Puddledock tab on this site, and select Current Edition for the list of our fine Farmington businesses that carry the Puddledock Press! Don't forget to thank these establishments for carrying the Puddledock, visit them often, and remind them how you appreciate their supporting our paper, and that you'd love to see them advertise in the paper!

Please consider placing an ad in the paper for your business or non-profit organization.  You can help to support our Community newspaper and our services like the Around the Town Calendar, and online access.  Consider running an ad or just sending in a contribution.

Hope you enjoy the May issue! Start submitting your news and articles for our upcoming June issue now.

Friday, April 1, 2016

The April 2016 issue of the Puddledock Press is available now.


The April issue of the Puddledock Press is out online and available at most of our local distribution sites for pick up.  The remainder of the locations will receive theirs by Tuesday, April 5. The issue has been posted on the Farmington Historical Society's Scribd site, and is now available for viewing online. You can view and download and print the issue in color from the Scribd site, if you wish. 
To find out where to pick up your printed hard copy, check the Find a Puddledock tab on this site, and select Current Edition for the list of our fine Farmington businesses that carry the Puddledock Press!  Don't forget to thank these establishments for carrying the Puddledock, visit them often, and remind them how you appreciate their supporting our paper, and that you'd love to see them advertise in the paper!  

Please consider placing an ad in the paper for your business or non-profit organization.  You can help to support our Community newspaper and our services like the Around the Town Calendar, and online access.  Consider running an ad or just sending in a contribution.  

Hope you enjoy the April issue! Start submitting your news and articles for our upcoming May issue now.