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RMC Awarded Five-Star Rating in Patient Satisfaction

RMC Awarded Five-Star Rating in Patient Satisfaction

Regional Medical Center has been awarded a five-star rating in patient satisfaction. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded the rating after reviewing surveys that RMC’s Emergency and Medical-Surgical/Special Care Unit patients completed after they were discharged from the hospital. RMC Medical-Surgical/Specialty Care Unit Manager Keila Monaghan says patients are their number one priority,


Manchester Community Gardens Return for Second Year

The Manchester Community Gardens are back this year… The community garden is located at the corner of River and West Butler Streets, and it’s open to any Manchester residents who would like some garden space. Comm Gardens 1 That’s organizer Kathy Guilgot, who says twenty-seven plots are currently available, but if more people sign up,


Metals Collection Event Deemed Huge Success

The Metals Collection Event in Manchester on Saturday morning was a huge success. Volunteers collected over fifty appliances, including refrigerators, dishwashers, dryers, water heaters and ovens. They also took in over thirty microwaves, around thirty grills, a half a dozen bikes, a swing set and a large trailer loaded with various metal items. Area residents


Open House for West Delaware’s New Bus Barn

West Delaware’s new bus facility is complete and they’ll be offering tours to the public during an open house Thursday night. The new bus barn – which is officially known as the Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility – is located on Grand Avenue just east of the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Manchester. Superintendent Dr. Kristen


Georgen Auto Demolishes Old Building

An old building that used to house a gas station along West Marion Street in Manchester was torn down this week. Georgen Auto owner John Georgen had the building demolished to make way for a parking lot to showcase vehicles for sale. Georgen requested funding through the City of Manchester’s Housing Acquisition/Demolition Program to help

Ambassadors Sweet Spot

Sweet Spot Opens in Downtown Independence

There’s a new business in downtown Independence… Sweet Spot, a bakery and cafe, recently opened at 108 First Street East near the dam. The business is owned by Independence native Sandy Tull, who recently returned back to the area. Sweet Spot serves sandwiches, salads, soups and baked goods. Customers can enjoy lunch or treats on

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