Anthony Wayne

Farnsworth Cocktail Bar Opening Within The Week

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — The chandelier lights reflecting off the porcelain tile, the light music and the smell of vegetarian crabcakes, miso chicken and grilled sourdough set the ambience inside Farnsworth Cocktail Bar – the long-awaited Waterville eatery located in the former State Savings Bank. On January 13, the Farnsworth …

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Beloved Kroger Bagger Prepares For Retirement

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — With his ever-present smile and friendly demeanor, it’s no wonder that Waterville Kroger customers often ask for Steve Franklin to bag their groceries. “Everyone knows Steve, and they ask for him,” said Lynde Selders, who as front-end department manager works with Steve and other courtesy clerks. …

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Planning Commission Recommends Rezoning For Taco Bell

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Taco Bell may be heading for the northern border of Waterville. With the Waterville Planning Commission’s January 3 unanimous vote to recommend a zoning change on an acre of land at the corner of Dutch Road and Hutchinson Drive, plans for a 2,074-square-foot restaurant with a …

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Ten Area Gold Star Mothers Recognized By American Legion

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Behind every son or daughter killed in action is a Gold Star Mother. Thanks to the efforts of the Whitehouse American Legion Post 384 and historians John and Verna Rose of the Waterville Historical Society, 10 area moms will be remembered for their own sacrifices. “We …

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Ken Bucher To Retire After Serving Monclova For 17 Years

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Maintaining Monclova Township’s 267 roads, two parks, two cemeteries and several buildings is a role that requires knowledge of operating and fixing equipment, reading blueprints, watching the weather and planning for the unexpected. For the past 17 years, Ken Bucher has led a lean team of …

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