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 By Dorothy Nobis    News    December 1, 2017

FITNESS CENTER THRIVING

When the City of Bloomfield was forced to cut expenses last summer, one of the services the city considered cutting was the Fitness Center. The center shares space with the Bloomfield Public Library...

 

CITY OF BLOOMFIELD APPROVES ELECTION DATES

The Bloomfield City Council approved Resolution 2017-18 Municipal General Election March 6, 2018, at the regular meeting of the council on November 28. There are four positions up for election - the mayor, two city council seats and the municipal...

 

FIRE STATION DEDICATED

About 50 people attended the dedication of the George T. Duncan Fire Station on November 1. In a resolution on October 28, 2017, Bloomfield Mayor Scott Eckstein and the Bloomfield City Council...

 

BLOOMFIELD FIRE CONTINUES FAMILY TRADITION

John A. Mohler grew up in a family of firefighters. His dad, John N. Mohler, and his grandfather Dave Mohler were Bloomfield Fire Department volunteer firefighters for many years. With the fire...

 
 By Dorothy Nobis    News    November 3, 2017

MONUMENT MUST MOVE

When the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case involving the City of Bloomfield's right to keep the Ten Commandments monument in front of city hall recently, there were questions on who removes...

 

BLOOMFIELD GETS NEW WEBSITE

In a world where information is available at the touch of a keyboard, the need for businesses – and government – to have a presence online is critical. When Eric Strahl took on the...

 
 By Dorothy Nobis    News    October 13, 2017

BLOOMFIELD'S MUNICIPAL OPERATIONS CENTER

Ray Sterling sat in his office at the Bloomfield Municipal Operations Center, but it was obvious he doesn't spend much time there. Clean, tidy, with no empty coffee cups or piles of papers stacked up...

 

FIREFIGHTERS CONFERENCE HELD IN BLOOMFIELD

More than 100 firefighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) from Carlsbad, Los Lunas, Gallup, Cuba and the Four Corners area attended the San Juan River Fire/EMS Conference held in Bloomfield...

 

DOUBLE DUTY

It's been a year since the City of Bloomfield employees took a pay cut to help the city deal with the loss of revenue from the downturn of the oil field. Following the August, 2016, pay cut, eight...

 

CITY COUNCIL TO MEET

The City of Bloomfield will proclaim September 17-23, 2017, as Constitution Week at its regular meeting, set for 6 p.m. Monday, September 25. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at City...

 
 By Dorothy Nobis    News    August 25, 2017

BLOOMFIELD TO HOST EMS CONFERENCE

When Bloomfield Fire Chief John Mohler heard that the northwest region (Region 1) of Emergency Medical Services was not going to have its annual training this year in Albuquerque, he decided to host...

 
 By Dorothy Nobis    News    August 25, 2017

BLOOMFIELD RENEWS STRAHL'S CONTRACT

The City of Bloomfield will remain under the leadership of City Manager Eric Strahl for one more year. The Bloomfield City Council renewed Strahl's contract at a regular meeting on August 14. Strahl w...

 
 By Dorothy Nobis    News    July 21, 2017

RETIREE CONTINUES TO VOLUNTEER FOR CITY

Donica Sharpe has been involved in geographic information systems (GIS) since 1984. GIS is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present spatial or geographic data....

 
 By Dorothy Nobis    News    July 21, 2017

LIBRARY NEEDS BOARD MEMBER

While public libraries are no longer the "go to" place to find reference material, they remain an integral and important part of every community. The research aspect of a public library may be a...

 
 By Dorothy Nobis    News    June 23, 2017

BLOOMFIELD STRUGGLES WITH BUDGET

The Bloomfield City Council and the city's leadership team continue to struggle with a loss of Gross Receipts Tax revenue as they put together the city's budget for 2017-2018. "Last year, we cut the...

 
 By Dorothy Nobis    News    June 16, 2017

BLOOMFIELD CITY COUNCIL HEARS PLANS FOR DEVELOPMENT

Located in the midst of the City of Bloomfield, in an area surrounded by homes, more than 18 acres on Blanco Blvd. and North Fifth Ave. have been a grave yard for an oil refinery for more than 30...

 

Fireworks for the 5th of july

The Fourth of July always brings out the patriotic side of our nation, and the City of Bloomfield will host the Fifth of July Fireworks display on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. This year’s event will include games for the kids, music to sing along...

 
 News    May 5, 2017

WATER TREATMENT PLANNED

Starting on May 9th, the City of Bloomfield Water Department will begin treating the north water pressure zone (north of B Hill) with oxidized chlorine in order to reduce the levels of disinfectant by-products and increase the free chlorine level....

 

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