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THORNTON'S 'WINTERFEST' ANNOUNCED

Welcome the holidays at Thornton’s WinterFest Family festival features Santa, skating, and spectacular fireworks
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Be the Change - Jamming for a Frack Free Colorado

Special Guest: Josh Fox, creator of the documentary Gasland Live Music: Elephant Revival members, Laura Goldhamer, Pressure Point, Josh Fox on banjo and more Silent Auction to benefit Be the Change - USA To donate, contact TMPColorado@gmail.com A grassroots political organization which promotes progressive issues & principles; currently focusing on environmental & health issues associated with hydraulic fracturing...
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Poll: Credit Reports Fair Game in Hiring Decisions

Annual survey of Colorado small-business owners also finds huge opposition to extending sales tax...
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Santa Claus returns to Commerce City for annual Hometown Holiday

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. – Venture into a whimsical winter wonderland at Commerce City’s free Hometown holidays event Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the Civic Center. ...
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Barr Lake Holiday Event Calendar

Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 1st Bring your family and friends to enjoy Barr Lake’s Holiday Open House and savor delicious holiday refreshments. It’s a day filled with something for everyone, see schedule below!!...
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Lawsuit looms in Commerce City dog shooting; case sent to DA's office --- Examiner.com Article

Commerce City Police Officer (Officer Price) has been charged with a felony for his alleged brutality and killing of a Commerce City dog, "Chloe". The alleged brutality was even caught on tape. While this officer awaits his court session and a possibility of loss of job and imprisonment, the City of Commerce City has not dismissed this officer. Additionally, the State of Colorado FOP has actually come out in favor of this officer, calling him 'wrongfully accused". What do you think? READ THE FULL ARTICLE BELOW AND THEN BLOG & VOTE!...
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Provide your input on Westminster rail service

— What do you feel are critical commuter rail segments for the Northwest Rail? The voter-approved 2004 FasTracks plan includes a 41-mile Northwest Rail line from Denver Union Station to Longmont. Due to financial challenges, a study will commence in 2013 to look at building the commuter rail line in segments, constructing a different commuter rail alignment to Longmont, and considering other transit improvements in the corridor other than commuter rail. How will building the commuter rail in segments impact how you use the rail? Are all segments necessary? Is it critical to get to Denver, Boulder and Longmont?...
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City of Westminster -- Economic Development News

Historical marker placed at Church’s Stage Stop — A bronze plaque was recently installed at the Church’s Stage Stop historic site, located on the west side of Wadsworth Boulevard, north of 103rd Avenue on City of Westminster open space. The site was a stagecoach stop operated by the George and Sara Church family, beginning in 1864. The stop was halfway between Denver and Boulder along the Cherokee Trail (later called the Overland Stage route). The plaque is mounted on a large boulder near the brick well, which is the only remaining remnant of the stage stop. President Ulysses S. Grant and his daughter stayed overnight at the stage stop in 1868. In 2002, City Council budgeted funds to fabricate 24 plaques to commemorate Westminster history. To date, 19 of 24 plaques have been installed. The locations of the plaques and the inscriptions can be found on the city website....
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City of Westminster Holiday Calendar

City Hall illuminates on Dec. 2 — Join us as Westminster City Hall is illuminated with thousands of lights. Bring the whole family on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to City Hall, 4800 W. 92nd Ave. Enjoy holiday music by local school choirs and professional choral groups, complimentary refreshments, hay rides, a bon fire and visits with Santa Claus....
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Comedy for CASA: A Night of Laughs for a Good Cause at Comedy Works Downtown

Denver, CO – There is no better time than during the holiday season to get together with friends to share an evening of laughs, good food and entertainment. You can make the event even more special knowing that you are helping to fight for the basic human rights of abused and neglected children in Adams, Broomfield and Denver Counties just by enjoying a fun evening out. ...
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Video of pit bull shooting draws wrath --Denver Post Article

“I was horrified this evening by a clip on CBS 4 in Denver at 10 that showed a dog being shot,” a reader emailed. [SEE BELOW FOR LINK TO COMPLETE STORY]...
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Denver Man killed in Brighton -- UPDATE

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at about 6:00 am Brighton police officers were dispatched to a stabbing which had just occurred at Eastgate Mobile Home Park, 3060 East Bridge Street in Brighton. Officers were told two males were chasing a male behind a mobile home and the male being chased was yelling for help....
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Denver Man killed in Brighton

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at about 6:00 am Brighton police officers were dispatched to a stabbing which had just occurred at Eastgate Mobile Home Park, 3060 East Bridge Street in Brighton. Officers were told two males were chasing a male behind a mobile home and the male being chased was yelling for help....
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Commerce City's frustrated police union won't back any chief finalist -- Denver Post Article

When the Commerce City police union presented the city with a report urging a look at years of questionable actions by bad cops, coverups and mismanagement by top brass, officers felt the department was headed for some needed change. (See link below for article continuation at DenverPost.com)...
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Help the Adams County Animal Shelter raise funds for Baby Boy Blue’s surgery!

This poor little dog had been running the streets of Commerce City for several months before he was caught and brought to the shelter by a good Samaritan. He had been seen dodging traffic and scavenging from garbage cans. We believe he was hit by a car and that is how his jaw became broken.He’s obviously had a rough start since he is only about a year old. The shelter felt we had to give this poor little guy a chance. Blue had serious surgery to fix his broken jaw on 11/15/12. The surgery cost $1400. The medical budget for each animal is only $50. We are relying on donations from the public to cover the cost. Every little bit helps, even just a few dollars. ...
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Jared Butler Named 2012 Colorado PGA Apprentice Player of the Year

AssiStant golf professional honored for outstanding play...
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Huron Street Lane and Sidewalk Closures

From 11/26/12 to 12/21/12, single lane closures can be expected on Huron Street north of 84th Avenue in front of Pinnacle Charter School between 8:30 AM and 2:15 PM for concrete work associated with sidewalk widening, trail relocation and the installation of a pedestrian traffic signal. Sidewalks along the east or west side of Huron Street may also be closed on these days. The detour route for pedestrians on the west side of Huron Street is to cross to the east side of Huron Street at either Milky Way or 84th Avenue. Vice-versa for pedestrians on the east side of Huron Street. This is a joint project between Pinnacle Charter School, the City of Federal Heights, and the City of Thornton....
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PAWS TO GIVE to Help Homeless Pets this Holiday Season

DENVER (Nov. 2, 2012) While you’re making your holiday gift list, don’t forget about the furry, four-legged homeless friends in need of a little extra help this holiday season. The Dumb Friends League is holding its annual Paws to Give fund drive Nov. 19, 2012 – Jan. 6, 2013, to help the tens of thousands of homeless pets in its care each year. ...
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Academy Award Nominee ("Gasland") Producer Josh Fox presents at UNC

Josh Fox, whose credits include the Academy Award nominated documentary, "Gasland", presented to a packed ballroom at the University of Northern Colorado this past week. A staunch opponent to the Oil and Gas Industry's "fracking" process of extracting natural gas from the earth, Fox lectured the University about the inherent dangers of our community being exposed to the toxicity of the many chemicals of the fracking process and the exemptions to effective regulation that are inherent in the industry....
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Holiday Wishes from City of Brighton Manager, Manuel Esquibel

I would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and as a reminder City offices will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23. Please have a safe holiday and enjoy the time with your friends and family.

Brighton encourages residents to get ready for winter

With snow predicted for this weekend, the City of Brighton encourages residents to take time now to winterize your home and vehicle to prevent expensive and time consuming emergencies later. Here is a great checklist to use to prepare for the approaching Colorado winter:...
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Mandy Needs a Home

Mandy (A082273) 6 year old spayed female, German Shepherd Mix. Mandy LOVES people & is very responsive to training because she's eager to please. She has a bright friendly disposition, but isn't a fan of other dogs or cats. She has a strong prey drive. She would be great in a single pet household with a fenced in yard & a moderately active family. She would probably love a ranching or hunting atmosphere....
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Count the Lights on the Antique Fire Truck And Enter to Win a Prize

Northglenn, CO – There is no better way to warm your heart during the holiday season than by seeing the enjoyment and excitement of children taking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. And it is quick and easy for children ages 18 and under to enjoy the holiday lights in Northglenn. ...
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Holiday Wreath Sale to Aid Utility Assistance Program

Northglenn, CO – The Northglenn Community Foundation (NCF), in partnership with Lynch Creek Farm, is offering beautiful holiday wreaths, centerpieces and sprays for delivery to you, your loved ones, customers and friends....
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Volunteers Sought to Shovel Snow

Northglenn, CO – The city is seeking volunteers to shovel snow for seniors or residents with physical disabilities. Many of these residents need their sidewalks cleared because medical supplies are delivered to their residences or so they can safely leave their homes. Volunteers can shovel before or after work. Need is great, as residents are currently on the waiting list. For more information, please contact Jenni Murphy at 303-450-8904 or jmurphy@northglenn.org....
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Noel Northglenn

5:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., Dec. 7, Northglenn Recreation Center, 11801 Community Center Drive Join Santa, Mrs. Claus and their elves for an evening of fun on Dec. 7 when Santa comes to Northglenn to turn on the city’s holiday lights. ...
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Olde Fashioned Christmas & Rudolph’s Reading Raffle

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., Dec. 1, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun., Dec. 2, Stonehocker Farmhouse, 10950 Fox Run Parkway Enjoy a classic Christmas celebration while helping promote the love of books in children at the Olde Fashioned Christmas and Rudolph’s Reading Raffle. ...
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CPR Class

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat., Dec. 1, Northglenn Recreation Center, 11801 Community Center Drive This course gives you the knowledge and confidence to step forward if needed in an emergency. Certification is issued at the end of the class and fulfills all state, OSHA and Social Services requirements. For individuals ages 16 and up. Cost is $55 for residents, $60 for non-residents. Call 303-450-8800 or go to www.northglenn.org/ recxpress to register....
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Senior Center Holiday Tea

1 p.m. Fri., Nov. 30, Northglenn Senior Center, 11801 Community Center Drive As part of the Festive Friday Series, celebrate the holidays in style with afternoon tea. Cost is $5. Musical entertainment is included. Please RSVP at 303-450-8801 by Nov. 28. For people ages 55 and older....
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Senior Book Club: “Wilderness”

1 p.m. Tues., Nov. 27, Northglenn Senior Center, 11801 Community Center Drive The Northglenn Senior Book Club will review this novel by Lance Weller as a wounded Civil War veteran reckons with thieves, racism and the torments of his past as he treks over the snowy Olympic Mountains of Washington 30 years after the war. Please reserve a copy at 303-450-8801. For people ages 55 and older....
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Skydiving and a Movie Event / City of Northglenn

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed., Nov. 21, meet at the Northglenn Recreation Center, 11801 Community Center Drive As part of the Recreational Alternative Programming series, youth ages 11 to 18 can start out the day with indoor skydiving at SkyVenture before having lunch at Jimmy John’s and catching a movie. Cost is $60 for residents, $66 for non-residents. Call 303-450-8800 or go to www.northglenn.org/recxpress to register....
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Coffee with the Mayor

8:30 a.m. Mon., Nov. 19, Atlanta Bread in the Northglenn Marketplace Coffee with the Mayor is a chance to talk with the mayor about issues in the community and learn about new developments in the city. A representative with Adams County is scheduled to come talk about the FirstCall Emergency Notification System. Please call 303-450-8713 for more information....
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Adams County Sheriff Explorers -- A Day in the Life

Saturday, November 10, 2012. Brighton, CO., Applebees. The Adams County Sheriff's Department Explorers is about many things but today in Brighton, they were about waiting tables and helping add a new dimension atop the "to serve..." mantra of law enforcement. ...
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State tells citizens to “leave it to us” but proposed drilling solutions fall short

Draft rules not adequate to protect public health DENVER—Draft oil and gas rules that would set standards for water quality monitoring and the minimum distance between homes and drilling fail to protect Coloradans’ health and welfare, a coalition of Colorado conservation groups said today....
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Free Humana HMO Plan Presentation

Give your Medicare plan its annual check up! You’re invited to come learn about Humana’s HMO plans and have YOUR questions answered at this free presentation. Held at the Thornton Senior Center, 9471 Dorothy Blvd. on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 2 p.m. For more information about the presentation call 303-255-7850....
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New web site offers expanded, in-depth Rocky Mountain National Park trail information

Denver, CO. (November 14, 2012) – Just in time for the arrival of the vacation planning season, RockyMountainHikingTrails.com launched a new website today that gives hikers interested in Rocky Mountain National Park a robust source of trail information at their fingertips....
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Gallegos sworn in as new School District 27J Board of Education director

Brighton, Nov. 13, 2012 – Teresa R. Gallegos was sworn in Tuesday night as the newest director on the School District 27J Board of Education....
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Conservation Colorado statement in response to Tuesday's Oil and Gas Industry rally at the State Capitol:

"With Governor Hickenlooper's administration standing in the way of adequate oil and gas protections, it's no wonder that Colorado communities are up in arms. By opening a new rulemaking but proposing very weak protections for water quality and drilling close to homes, the state has fallen well short of the standard that will reassure nervous Coloradans. If the state won't step up to the plate and take the lead in protecting citizens from the heavy industrial activity of drilling and fracking, what happened last week in Longmont is going to be repeated up and down the Front Range." - Charlie Montgomery, Energy Organizer, Conservation Colorado...
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Education groups release second-year research findings on Denver innovation schools

DENVER - Denver Public Schools, the Colorado Education Association and A+ Denver are teaming up to present a second-annual report to the public, the media and legislators on the state of the city’s innovation schools. ...
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Reading: the new pop sound for kids in the Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The commitment and drive of public school educators is celebrated each November during American Education Week (this year, Nov. 12 – 16). For the Colorado Education Association, it’s a time to appreciate the inspiring efforts our members make on behalf of Colorado students, such as Rita Merrigan’s summer book bus in Gunnison and Anne Djokic’s morning student meeting in Clifton. Now for your consideration, the unlikely turn of a 4th grade teacher into a hip-hop producer in Colorado Springs....
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City of Thornton Offices Observe Thanksgiving Holiday

THORNTON, CO… City of Thornton offices will be closed on November 22 and 23 to observe the Thanksgiving Holiday. Thornton offices will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, November 26....
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Brighton PD: Crime statistics show drop in city-wide graffiti incidents since 2009

Brighton Police Department statistics show that a drop in reported cases of city graffiti has occurred since 2009 (675 cases). In 2012 only 125 cases have been reported.

CRITICAL RESPONSE NEEDED FROM COMMUNITY

Denver, CO – (Nov. 12) With Thanksgiving eleven days away, Denver Rescue Mission only has 270 turkeys on hand. The Mission has received requests for more than 18,000 turkeys from 103 local agencies including churches, schools and nonprofits. ...
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27J BOARD OF EDUCATION SCHOOL DISTRICT 27J AGENDA -- For November 13, 2012

November 13, 2012 5:30 p.m. Oath of Office Administration and Linkage Meeting Educational Service Center 18551 E 160th Avenue, Brighton, Colorado...
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Brighton City Hall closed for Veteran's Day, Monday, November 12th

As a reminder, City Hall will be closed for the Veteran’s Day holiday on Monday, November 12.We will re-open on Tuesday, November 13. Please have a fun and safe holiday.

Turkey Trot to be held Saturday, Nov. 17

The city of Brighton’s Parks and Recreation Department will host the 28th Annual Turkey Trot at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17. The Turkey Trot will begin at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave. The 5K Run/ Walk, dubbed the “flattest and fasted 5K race,” features various age divisions with awards given to first, second and third place male and female finishers in each age division. The race is also a Bolder Boulder qualifier....
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Final Reel History - A Free Film and Discussion Series - November 14

Join us for this FREE film series that explores popular film movements in each of the decades from the 1930s to the 2000s. Each film will be followed by a discussion on the cultural and historical influences that made these genres so popular in their day. The FINAL movie theme is Documentary (2000s), March of the Penguins starting at 6:30 p.m., November 14 at the Thornton Arts & Culture Center (TACC), 9209 Dorothy Blvd. Reel History was made possible by the City of Thornton, TASHCO and SCFD....
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Festive Holiday plays - An Evening of Holiday Cheer

Join TASHCO and the Creative Revolution Theatre Company (CRTC) for a lighthearted evening that will put you in the holiday spirit! Tickets are now on sale for An Evening of Holiday Cheer, Three Short Festive Plays and Caroling. The show will run November 30-December 2 at the Thornton Arts & Culture Center, 9209 Dorothy Blvd., Thornton, CO 80229. To reserve tickets, please email creativerevolutiontheatre@gmail.com or call 720-301-4439. ...
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Holiday Food Drive starts November 12

The City of Thornton and the Thornton Fire Department is sponsoring a holiday food drive November 12-December 12. All non-perishable foods are accepted. We are especially wanting to collect holiday meal items such as green beans, corn, instant mashed potatoes, stuffing mix, cranberries, etc. Food can be dropped off at the following locations:...
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Senate Majority re-elects Mary Hodge to serve on Joint Budget Committee

DENVER— The Colorado Senate Majority has voted to re-elect Senator Mary Hodge (D-Brighton) to the Joint Budget Committee. Senator Hodge served as Vice Chair of the Joint Budget Committee last session, and as Chair in 2011. This will be her third year serving as a member....
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Stephanie Hackett appointed Emergency Management Coordinator

The City of Brighton is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephanie Hackett to the position of Emergency Management Coordinator for the city and the Greater Brighton Fire District. In this role, Hackett will be responsible for establishing and maintaining progressive and proactive emergency response management programs in the event of a natural or man-made disaster....
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Westminster Activity Schedule

Join us for the opening celebration of Metzger Farm Open Space — Metzger Farm Open Space is ready to open its gates to the public and everyone is invited to a celebration to mark this milestone from 2 - 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. Metzger Farm is located on the northeast corner of Lowell Boulevard and 120th Avenue. The public is encouraged to come and enjoy improvements made to this property including two miles of new trails, a trailhead with parking, a fishing dock, wildlife viewing deck and bridge connection to the Big Cry Creek Trail. This autumn celebration will be held rain or shine and will include hot apple cider, pumpkin muffins, music and opportunities to learn about local wildlife. Parking is available at the trailhead or across the street at the Cross of Christ Lutheran Church. This 150-acre open space is owned by the Broomfield/Westminster Open Space Foundation and was acquired in 2006 from the Metzger family. Read more about Metzger Farm. Call 303-464-5803 in Broomfield or 303-658-2415 in Westminster for more information....
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Input needed for city improvement plans —

The City of Westminster’s Community Development Department will hold a public meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at The MAC, 3295 W. 72nd Ave., to obtain input on the city’s 2013 Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Act (HOME) funds, and the Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy (NRS) Area Plan for South Westminster. The 2013 Action Plan describes projects proposed to be funded by 2013 CDBG and HOME. These funds are allocated each year by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and are available for projects that benefit the city’s low- and moderate-income residents, and to alleviate blight. The South Westminster NRS Area Plan describes the city’s proposed strategies, actions and benchmarks to reinvest in the area. For more information, visit the city’s website or contact Community Development Program Planner Signy Mikita, at smikita@cityofwestminster.us or 303-658-2111....
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Westminster Impacts of US 36 Express Lanes Project

— Following are U.S. 36 Express Lanes Project closures impacting Westminster for the week of Nov. 11:...
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Shelter, not gifts, needed this Holiday Season

Brighton, CO – The holiday season is quickly approaching and Almost Home, Inc. is looking to make a substantial difference for families in need. This year, instead of the Christmas gift program for families, Almost Home will provide something much more important…Shelter. “In these extremely difficult times, Almost Home is very busy caring for those families who are homeless or facing eviction or having their heat and lights shut off” stated Terry Moore, Executive Director of Almost Home. “We need to keep focused on our core Mission and provide these families assistance to get back on their feet.”...
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Community invited to say final farewell to former Mile High Greyhound Park as demolition begins FREE EVENT ALLOWS ATTENDEES TO RECORD THEIR MEMORIES OF THE PARK

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. – Commerce City will host a special community event to commemorate the past and celebrate the future as the demolition of the former Mile High Greyhound Park begins Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. Following a brief ceremony, demolition work will begin, starting with the clubhouse entrance. Residents and those across the region can attend this FREE, family-friendly event to watch the demolition, record their memories of the track and learn more about redevelopment plans for the 56-acre property....
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Congratulations to ... Adams County. [Opinion Piece by the Gateway News]

Congratulations are in order to the People of Adams County for your discernment in electing the right candidates. You voted not down party lines but along the lines of humanism, respect, and tolerance. Yours was a vote for the people and a vote against politics-as-usual cloaked in the campaign of ‘reform ’funded with money-as-usual. The size of campaign signs mattered little to you and so did vacuous degrees, credentials, and certificates. Instead, personal honesty and care for the community were given the clear vote....
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DON’T MISS THE FUN THIS WEEKEND!!! City of Thornton Teen Swim Night!

November 10 Ages: 11 – 16 Carpenter Recreation Center 11151 Colorado Boulevard...
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Brighton police investigating fatal traffic crash

Brighton police are investigating a single-car traffic crash near 144th Ave. and Highway 85 that killed one Prairie View High School student and injured three others....
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Captioned Telephone Presentation

Can’t hear on the phone? Come learn about a Captioned Telephone that can help! Be certain of what they say every time with the new CapTel Captioned Telephone. CapTel shows you word for word captions during your call. If you miss something, just check the captions. Come try it yourself! Monday, November 12 at 12:30 p.m. at the Thornton Senior Center, 9471 Dorothy Blvd. For more information, call 1-800-233-9130 or go to www.CapTel.com....
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Fatal Commerce City Accident

COMMERCE CITY ― Shortly before 5am today, officers from the Commerce City Police Department responded to an injury accident in the 6300 block of Brighton Blvd. A male pedestrian was walking northbound in the southbound travel lane of Brighton Blvd. A pickup truck driving southbound in the same lane struck the pedestrian The male sustained serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital, where he died. His identity has not been released pending notification of family. Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in this case. Brighton Blvd was closed between E 64th Ave and E 60th Ave for approximately three hours while officers investigated the accident. There are no further details at this time....
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Thornton City Hall closed to observe Veteran’s Day

THORNTON, CO… Thornton City Hall will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2012 to observe the Veteran’s Day Holiday. City offices will reopen for normal business hours Tuesday, November 13....
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THE V.I.P. LOUNGE -- Edward Olmos Meets Community Leaders in Adams-14 Visit (photo gallery)

SEE MORE PHOTOS FROM THE EDWARD OLMOS V.I.P. LOUNGE BELOW (CLICK LINK)...
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Adams-14 School District Foundation hosts Hollywood Actor, Director, Producer, Edward James Olmos

November 3, 2012. Adams City High School, Commerce City. The Adams-14 School District Foundation hosted a guest appearance by Hollywood Film Actor, Director, and Producer, Edward James Olmos; whose community message celebrated unification through a continued effort to live and work together as a 'single human race'....
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Medicare Counseling and Workshops in November

The last day for Medicare open enrollment is December 7. To get informed about your choices, you can attend any or all of the following options:...
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Change Your Clocks and Batteries in Your CO Dectectors and Fire Alarms Nov. 4

The Thornton Fire Department would like to remind you to make a life-saving change in your household. On Sunday, November 4 when you change your clocks, you need to also change and test the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors and remind your friends, family and neighbors to do the same. Making sure your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are in working order takes just a moment, but it’s the best defense your family has against the devastating effects of a home fire....
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Guest Commentary: Removing the green cloak from natural gas -- Article by DENVER POST

For decades, natural gas (methane) has been touted as a greener energy alternative to coal, when, according to a new Cornell University study, in considering its whole lifecycle, natural gas appears to be worse for climate change than the coal industry and is more toxic to the environment and human health (SEE BELOW FOR LINK TO FULL ARTICLE) ...
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Brighton Economic Development Corporation and Brighton Urban Renewal to hold joint Award Gala

Brighton Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) and Brighton Urban Renewal Authority (BURA) are pleased to announce their upcoming joint awards gala November 16 to celebrate the 2011 economic development accomplishments and a decade of successful BURA redevelopment projects in Brighton. ...
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Mapleton Public Schools Board of Education resolution opposes Amendment 64

(Thornton/Denver) –The Mapleton Public Schools Board of Education voted unanimously in favor of a resolution opposing Amendment 64. The amendment, which appears on Colorado general election ballots this November, would make Colorado the first state in the United States to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes....
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Volunteer to become a Snowbusters

Snowbusters is a program where volunteers help remove snow from the sidewalks and driveways of fixed-income seniors and disable Thornton residents. This service allows these residents receive their mail, prescriptions and Meals on Wheels. Snowbusters have 36 hours after the storms to remove the snow and they are paired with a resident the entire season. To sign up or for more information call 720-977-5881 or email linda.lowe@cityofthornton.net....
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You Can’t Pick Your Relatives… But You Can Pick Your Pets

Find your perfect pet for 50 percent off at the Dumb Friends League through December...
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Commissioners, DA Declare "Red Ribbon Week" in Adams County

To increase drug awareness in the county, the Adams County Board of Commissioners proclaimed the week of Oct. 29, 2012 as Red Ribbon Week in Adams County. The proclamation was presented in public hearing on Oct. 31, 2012. The Red Ribbon Campaign is sponsored by National Family Partnership whose mission is to lead and support our nation’s families and communities in nurturing the full potential of healthy, drug-free youth....
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Resurfacing project to close York Street bridge. Saturday closure lessens traffic impact

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. – Commerce City, in a joint effort with Adams County, will be resurfacing the York Street bridge over the South Platte River. Weather pending, the project is schedule for Saturday, November 3. ...
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President Clinton makes impromptu visit to Adams City High School

Commerce City - President Clinton visited Adams City High School on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. The former President's visit was part of the campaign tour for President Obama's bid for reelection next week.