Out With The Old; In With The New

By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is no longer married to the Mayor.

Checking-off one of the few items left on their “bucket list,” the old Board of Trustees (OBOT) met for a final time Monday night and passed on second reading, an ordinance amending sections of the code regulating Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU). A few other “house keeping” items were tended to, and then it

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Volunteering as Therapy

By Garima Fairfax
After we cleaned up from some flooding in our own house and got our electricity back, I found myself totally confused. I cleaned out all of our closets and cupboards and filled boxes for Lyons Reruns.  That

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One Hot Recovery Plan!

By Joseph Lekarczyk

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be know that this is the last article that this author will write while married to the Mayor.

In order to do a little last minute “house cleaning,” the Board of Trustees (BOT) held a special meeting Monday night (Tuesday, April 1, was election day). The main item on the agenda, which the sitting Trustees did not want to pass on to the next Board, was public hearing for, and the adoption of, an outline for the

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“No Roof Left Behind” Winner

Last Friday morning (March 28) Apple Valley resident Anna McGuire was the recipient of a free roof, courtesy of Advanced Exteriors out of Denver, and the “No Roof Left Behind” program. This is a nationwide program

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Thank You Lyons For Your Support

Dear Lyons residents:
As this Board of Trustees winds up its last week in office and as Kirk Udovich, Sandy Banta and myself transition to other pursuits, I wanted to take the opportunity to thank the Lyons community for the

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Future Flood Preparedness Counseling/Workshop

By Mary Catherine York
“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” - Soren Kierkegaard  
As we have moved back home, or are still struggling to get back home, it is easy to move forward with

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Nine Reasons To Not Volunteer

By Kate Kerr
Every Wednesday and Saturday, Lyons Volunteers meet at 9 a.m., at Rogers Hall (Fourth Avenue and High Street). Volunteers are efficiently organized into teams, equipped, and deployed to assist with prioritized

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Adventure Film Fest A Big Success

The Lyons Adventure Film Fest fundraiser drew more than two hundred people to Oskar Blues in Lyons Saturday, March 22, and raised more than $7700 for the Lyons’ Parks & Rec Department.

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About Town - April 3, 2014

Spring is here, and Spring Break. The weather is good, the crocuses (or is it croci?) are blooming, and the town is recovering. All seem to be doing fairly well.

Tuesday was April Fools’ Day, but this is certainly no joke. We say farewell to Mayor Julie, and Trustees Kirk Udovich and Sandy Banta who are retiring from the Town Board. They are invaluable, and will certainly be

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