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Historic courthouse in line for federal funds

Nothing is certain until you have the cash in hand; however, it was exciting to hear that the Merced County Courthouse Museum in downtown Merced has been chosen for federal funding consideration by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee. This could result in a $2 million grant to help fund a much-needed restoration project to the building’s…

Senior Center opens for yoga, pinocle, dancing, and more!

So far, they’ve kept it a little low-profile. But yes, the Merced Senior Community Center is back in action after more than a year of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Right now, through the month of August, the Senior Center will be open only weekdays, Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. On Sept. 1, the center plans to expand…

Atwater’s Mayor Creighton to run for county supervisor seat

At first, Atwater Mayor Paul Creighton thought those who had been pushing him to run for a higher office were just offering him pleasantries, or expressing support for his work in Atwater. “You kind of brush it off when people tell you you should run for another office,” Creighton told the Times. “But when I got this many people approaching…

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