The Republican, CBS 3 Springfield's media partner, celebrated 190 years in business Thursday night with a few close friends.
The mayor of Springfield, Domenic Sarno, was among a group of people listening to music and enjoying the evening in the newspaper's press hall.
Readers may have noticed they redesigned their paper in March with an easier to read format and new pages.
"We are here celebrating the new look of the paper to celebrate our 190th year of serving Greater Springfield with our production facility where we've just added another printing press and we are growing our business in lots of different ways," said publisher at The Republican George Arwady.
Guests were given behind-the-scenes tours of the paper's press and packaging center.
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