And Now It Goes To The Voters

Three to four dozen concerned citizens showed up at Town Hall for the Board of Trustees (BOT) workshop/meeting Monday evening, to listen to the final presentation of the Trestle Strategy Group concerning the viability of the last two potential sites for sixty (plus/minus ten) replacement housing units.

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Joseph J. Hallgring

Joseph J. Hallgring

Joseph J. Hallgring of Longmont died on December 28 surrounded by his family. He was 92.

Joe was a lifelong resident of Union, New Jersey before settling in Colorado to join his children and grandchildren in 2011. He was a devoted husband to his high school sweetheart, Lorraine Goff Hallgring, for almost seventy years.

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About Town - January 8, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions do not necessarily represent those of the entire Board of Trustees.

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Calling All Artists

Art on the Green announces its open call to area artists. Now in its second year, Art on the Green is a yearly celebration of the arts in Lyons, Colorado. The two-day event will be held on Father’s Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21.

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The Preferred Site for Recovery Housing

Editor’s Note: Mayor John O’Brien read the following letter at Monday night’s Board of Trustees meeting just prior to the Board selecting a site for replacement housing. I asked him if I could print it in this week’s paper. Joseph Lekarczyk, Editor

Dear Lyons Community,

I find myself with mixed emotions tonight: I am both encouraged and disappointed.

I am encouraged because more than a year ago the previous board approved a blue ribbon panel of concerned, involved citizens who, with the Lyons

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January: FAFSA

Most individuals pursuing post-secondary education receive some sort of financial aid. Financial aid is comprised of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. Last month, high school seniors were advised to focus on applying for scholarships. Use January to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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About Town - January 1, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the Board.
Another week gone by, and now it’s New Years. Happy New Years everybody. I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas like I did. 
MOVIE on Saturday, January 3, at Ken’s Photography (behind The Stone Cup) at 7:30 p.m. is “Thelma and Louise”

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Looking Ahead To 2015

Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson

Now is the time for those dreaded New Year’s resolutions that we find unfulfilled at the end of the year. I’ve researched, read, considered, and made a list of possible subjects for my twenty-four articles for 2015.  Let’s take a peek.

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Year in Review - Part Two

Schools

After a summer of feverish work, a new Montessori school opened up in the old parsonage next to the Lyons Community Church. Mayor John O’Brien and Trustee LaVern Johnson helped the Lyons Valley Preschool staff and board proudly cut the ribbon to welcome a couple dozen eager toddlers to the world of education.

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