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CDBG money approved in Westminster and Thornton

This year, the cities of Westminster and Thornton will spend community development block grant funding on home repairs, parks and open space enhancements, and homelessness outreach. Westminster and … more

Masks optional for Adams 12 and 27J, but required for Westminster

Adams 12 Five Star Schools and 27J Schools will not require students to wear masks indoors this coming semester, but Westminster Public Schools will. All three districts will not require students … more

Thornton takes steps towards tackling metro district abuse

The city of Thornton regulates metropolitan districts very little, which developers have taken advantage of. So, the city is looking to close several loopholes, city staff explained at a city council … more

Despite progress, shopping center still has far to go

One of the Thornton Shopping Center’s derelict buildings has been demolished, but it still will be a while before the property can be redeveloped, Thornton City Council learned during a July 6 … more

Thornton reverses Weld water pipeline denial

Thornton can start building a segment of a water pipeline in Weld County, even though the Weld County Board of Commissioners told the city no two months ago. On Tuesday night, Thornton City Council … more

North Metro survives pandemic in strong shape

Despite the pandemic, Westminster, Thornton, Northglenn and Brighton all increased their net financial position by the end of 2020. Year-end financial reports show that all four cities performed … more

Thornton to overrule Weld pipeline denial

Following the Weld County Board of Commissioners' decision to deny the city of Thornton's application to build a water pipeline through the county, Thornton intends to use a state statute to overrule … more

Progress made on Thornton equity ad hoc action plan

In the eyes of Thornton City Council and city staff, there is a lot of progress on equity-oriented initiatives led by the city’s police, parks and recreation, and economic development departments. … more

Thornton Fire vaccination effort has far-reaching impact

The Thornton Fire Department is doing more than its fair share in the fight against COVID-19. As of June 2, the department has administered over 82,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine via clinics … more

How to celebrate the Fourth in north metro Denver

There weren’t many Fourth of July events last year and for the ones that did happen, people likely watched fireworks from their car or backyard. This year, all the events have returned. Adams … more

Thornton Pride flag will fly

Deviating from a previous plan, the city of Thornton will fly a Pride flag in front of City Hall because of an unplanned city council vote at a June 8 meeting. Before June 8, city council did not … more

Thornton city manager finalist for Florida job

Thornton City Manager Kevin Woods is one of two finalists for city manager in Clearwater, Florida. Woods will meet with the city council of Clearwater, a city of about 116,000 people, next week, the … more

Northglenn City Council makes pick for vacant seat

Shannon Lukeman-Hiromasa will be the next Ward 4 representative on Northglenn City Council, the council decided at a June 7 meeting. The council selected Lukeman-Hiromasa after nine finalist … more

The Alpine Choral finds a road home

It’s difficult to imagine the challenge that an artist faces when they’re used to rehearsing and performing as part of a group, and suddenly find themselves in a situation where they must work on … more

Small business center slates grand opening

A Thornton business center open to all Adams County small businesses will celebrate its grand opening with food trucks, games and cash prizes Saturday, June 12. The city opened the Alliance/Alianza … more

Thorntonfest Returns

The weather June 5 was perfectly hot and dry at Thornton’s Carpenter Park, just made for the return of ThorntonFest, the city’s annual festival that had to be postponed the past few years. COVID … more

Thornton files civil complaint against Weld County board over pipeline vote

The city of Thornton formally went to court against the Weld County Board of Commissioners after the board denied the city's application to build a water pipeline through the county. The board's … more

Plan for York & 144th retail space in Thornton approved

Thornton City Council unanimously approved the conceptual site plan for a five-building retail space in north Thornton. The plan is for the seven-acre parcel on the northeast corner of 144th Avenue … more

Suit argues that term for Thornton mayor expires early

Thornton Mayor Jan Kulmann should not be able to serve in her role until 2023, a Thornton resident alleged in a lawsuit filed May 24. On behalf of plaintiff Cherish Salazar, Robert McGuire, a … more

Thornton begins work finding new city attorney

With the help of an executive search firm, the city of Thornton and the city council will spend the coming weeks selecting a new city attorney. The process to hire a permanent city attorney follows … more
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