October 23, 2014

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QUESTION: When will Arvest Bank open at its new location in Gardner?

ANSWER: Tentatively, the bank is scheduled to open its doors at the new building on 306 E. Main Street on Jan. 27. The bank is currently located a …

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QUESTION: When is the Perkins Restaurant scheduled to open?

ANSWER: Jim Rahfaldt, franchisee, said the restaurant will open in mid-February. Specifically, officials are aiming for a Feb. 10 opening. That could change depending on how quickly a full remodel of …

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QUESTION: What is an IEP and how many students in the Gardner Edgerton School District have one?

ANSWER: An IEP is an Individualized Education Program. By law, the individualized plan is designed to ensure a quality education for a child …

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QUESTION: It looks like crews are working on the building that used to house Whiskey Creek restaurant. Is a new business going in there?

ANSWER: I have been told that it is going to be a Perkins Restaurant and Bakery, …

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QUESTION: What is going into the former Daddy’s Diner location at 405 E. Main Street in Gardner?

ANSWER: A Celebrity’s Sidewalk Café is set to open in the space soon. The shop, known for its philly cheesesteak sandwiches and hamburgers, …

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Question:  When does the Gardner Aquatic Center close for the season?

Answer: The pool remains open, but with reduced hours now that school is in session. Now that the opening bell has run for the school year, the pool is …

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QUESTION: What is being built on the northeast corner of Main Street and Sycamore Street in downtown Gardner?

ANSWER: When completed, it will be a bank. Arvest Bank, which is currently located at 328 E. Main Street, is in …

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QUESTION: When is the last day of school for Gardner-Edgerton schools and Spring Hill schools?

ANSWER: For Gardner-Edgerton students, the school year ends on May 24. Final bells will ring at different times at different schools however. Gardner Edgerton High …

Around Town: Pool passes

Are discounts offered for Gardner Aquatic Center season pool passes?

Resident passes are less expensive than regular season pool passes. Family resident passes are $40 less than non-resident family passes, and individual resident passes are $35 less than non-resident individual …

Masonic Dinner

There will be a Masonic dinner Friday April 5, 2013 . It will be held at the Gardner Senior Center 128 E Park st.  5 to 7 pm. Everybody welcome.…