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, October 7, 2016

The October Issue of the Puddledock Press is Now Available

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

You can view and download and print the issue in color from the Scribd site, if you wish.  The hard copies are at most of our fine distribution sites in Farmington, now, and will be delivered to the remaining locations shortly.

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

Please, remember to thank our local establishments for carrying the Puddledock.   Likewise, be sure to visit and thank our many local businesses that support the Puddledock Press through their advertising. It is our Farmington businesses, and our local volunteers, who keep our paper alive and thriving for our Community.

Send in your articles and photographs to be included in the next Puddledock Press.  If you submit your news by the 15th of the month, it will be guaranteed to get in the next month's issue.  Email your news and photos to

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