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Finding the source of Westminster’s water debacle

There is a lot of rhetoric, questionable statements and misleading impressions from Westminster city staff and some elected officials regarding this whole water issue. Two key points lead to the … more

Uplands developers says project ‘a catalyst’

Jeff Handlin thinks Uplands Colorado will yield a net benefit, not detriment, for its neighbors. Some critics of the proposed 233-acre development in south Westminster say it will drastically change, … more

Save the Farm group prepares for decisive year

It wasn’t long after residents learned about the proposed Uplands development when they gathered at the Irving Street Library in July 2019 to form a local activist group, Save the Farm. Twenty … more

Eastcreek Farm zoning amendment tests Thornton’s newer goal to diversify housing

After a three hour long public hearing at a March 23 meeting, Thornton City Council passed a controversial zoning amendment for the Eastcreek Farm subdivision in north Thornton with a 5-3 vote. Mayor … more

'Spaceship House' to be demolished, despite push to save it

The Adams County Board of Commissioners sealed the fate of a building that many neighbors consider iconic when the board approved a PUD amendment at a March 2 public hearing. Commissioners voted 4-1 … more

Westminster Buddhist center moving forward, but some residents concerned

A proposed Tibetan Buddhist temple in Westminster hoping to promote peace and harmony is the source of recent tension in the community. Residents of the surrounding suburban neighborhood expressed … more

Parterre metro district plan with $189 million debt limit approved

Thornton City Council unanimously passed a plan to finance the construction of Parterre, a proposed 800-acre development in the city’s northeast corner. Several councilors expressed confusion about … more

Letter to the Editor: Communities need room to breath

Communities need room to breath Over the last 20-years in Denver, thousands of working-class families have been priced out, having their older neighborhoods gentrified and scraped to make way for … more

Better with age: 800-acre development clears big hurdle

Thornton City Council took a major step towards a nearly 800-acre proposed development in northeast Thornton by unanimously approving a zoning amendment at the Feb. 9 meeting. Located immediately … more

Colorado’s water picture is not looking favorable

I don't know if Westminster Window readers normally read the City of Westminster's web page or not. In case you don't, you need to be aware of the punch line in their recent article, “Standley Lake … more

Developers outline plans for Uplands parcel

The biggest part of a controversial development in Westminster is making its way through the pipeline. At community meetings on Jan. 26 and 27, developers detailed plans for “Parcel A” of the … more

Study rates Westminster near top in apartment growth

A recent RENTCafé study said Westminster is #3 in Colorado and #20 in the country for the number of new apartments built in a city in the last five years. Though some might celebrate it, many in the … more

Council greenlights plan for Creekside Village retail space

A 13-acre, eight-lot development in east Thornton received its first approval from the city council at a Jan. 12 meeting. The council unanimously approved the conceptual plan for a commercial project … more

No fines for Thornton Shopping Center's 76 code violations

A municipal judge won't financially penalize the owner of Thornton Shopping Center for 76 city code violations. Judge Charles Rose's decision was a major development in an ongoing controversy about … more

Maiker aims for consistency as eviction worries mount

While a federal decision to extend an eviction moratorium passed Dec. 31 offered much-needed relief, the lapse of a state moratorium and the federal moratorium’s pending deadline hasn’t eased … more

Uplands project review begins new phase

The city's review of a controversial 253 acres mixed-use development in the Shaw Heights area begins its next phase later this month with virtual meetings for neighbors. The city has scheduled two … more

Politicians playing games with lives and COVID aid

What in the world was President Trump thinking when he decided to play games with the bi-partisan combination of a COVID-19 virus relief package and the time-sensitive federal spending bill? … more

Despite COVID-19 toll, city optimistic about Downtown Westminster in 2021

The city of Westminster hopes to make up for its 2020 losses in Downtown Westminster. City officials expect a new hotel, and new apartments and retailers to go online this year. The businesses will … more

Colorado’s space race taking off

Colorado has made its giant leap toward the future of passenger space travel to Europe within an hour by 2028. The Colorado Air and Spaceport, Director Dave Ruppel signed an agreement with Shuji … more

A season of discontent: Political unrest grows in Westminster

Political unrest is a national past time in America these days. Starting at the macro level, Westminster is a sliver of the national uproar and rhetoric regarding both the presidential and Colorado … more
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