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DOWN AND DIRTY: How 1970s Farmington got mired in the mud…and how “Operation Shovel” pulled them out

This is the first in a multi-part series about Farmington’s muddy roads in the 1970s. We Michiganders love to complain about our roads. The potholes that tear up tires. The rim-bending, frame-smashing torture on the way to work. Highways that … Continue reading

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VINTAGE POINT: Back to school

The original Farmington High School stood at the end of School Street, just off Grand River at the east side of downtown. It was built in 1888 and burned to the ground in 1918. The building at left in the … Continue reading

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Maxfield Redevelopment: A First Look at Proposals

Late last fall, the Maxfield Training Center went on the market as its owner, Farmington Public Schools, sought a developer for the long-vacant surplus property. The 58,675-square-foot building stands on about three acres of land and is located on Thomas … Continue reading

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