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Dad Richard Boselli, Ronald and Brian Boselli.

McDonald's gives back to the Ronald McDonald House

Brighton McDonald is hosting giving back to the Ronald McDonald House Charity on December 4 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. McDonald's opened its new restaurant on October 20 at 4833 E. Bridge St. "Owner …
Houses sit in an upscale neighborhood Nov. 21 in the east Centennial area.

Colorado’s Prop 123 affordable housing initiative could face rocky future

Voters in November also sought to reduce their taxes and, taken together, the changes could lead to difficult decisions down the road.
While retailers know online shopping provides convenience, local chambers encourage residents to spend some of their holiday budgets locally.

Consumers encouraged to keep some holiday spending local

Reality is simple: Local businesses are at a disadvantage when competing with the price and convenience of Amazon and online shopping offered through the big-box stores such as Walmart and …
The Littleton Museum, which features two living history farms, portrays 19th-century homestead life.

Littleton Museum to host holiday event Dec. 11

The Littleton Museum and the community organization Friends of the Littleton Library and Museum will host a holiday event Dec. 11 that will feature wagon rides, warm snacks, live musical performances and more. 

Many Thornton residents have growing concerns over antisemitic hate letters that have appeared in local mailboxes.

Thornton residents concerned as antisemitic hate letter appears in mailboxes

Thornton residents in the Hunters Glenn neighborhood received white supremaist, antisemitic, anti-immigrant and homophobic flyers in their mailboxes the night of Nov. 8.  “I don’t …
Education
Otis' Jack Willeke snares this long pass against the defense of Stratton's Avery Archuleta in the second half of the teams' semifinal game in the six-man playoffs Nov. 19 in Stratton.

Small-town football: A different game, a different level of interest

STRATTON – On the Eastern Plains, football is a special breed of cat. Or eagle, as the case may be. Tucked away north of Interstate 70, an hour or so east of Limon and two or so stops …

RE-8 board to continue school safety discussions

Discussion about school security in the Weld Re-8 School District Nov. 10 ranged from arming teachers to bringing in armed security guards to leaving security in the hands of those with professional …
Top row, left to right: Rebecca McClellan, Lisa Escárcega, Steve Durham, Joyce Rankin  Bottom row: Angelika Schroeder, Karla Esser, Commissioner Katy Anthes, Debora Scheffel

Adams 14 teachers union, Together Colorado to host anti-district reorganization rally

The Adams 14 School District teachers union and Together Colorado started a new community campaign to stop the reorganization of the school district and to shift narratives around the …
Andrea Hernandez is about to put her bundled-up son, Dorian, into a limousine outside Thimmig Elementary School Nov. 3. It was the first leg of a journey to Tampa Bay, Florida, to see his favorite football team and favorite football player.

Big send-off for Thimmig student, big Tampa Bay Bucs fan w/video

THORNTON – Members of the Brighton, Commerce City and Thornton police departments were on hand at Thimmig Elementary School Nov. 3. Students from all three 27J Schools’ high schools …

Community members discuss pros and cons of armed school staff in Weld RE-8.

Guns, schools and safety: Perspectives on armed school staff in Weld RE-8

On Sept. 11, 1992, a student at Palo Duro High School in Amarillo, TX brought a gun into the building. He opened fire after a pep rally, shooting and wounding six other students. Steve Reams, a …
Business
Eugene Korotych examining a car to be worked on at Christian Brothers Automotive.

Ukrainian refugee lands a job with Christian Brothers Automotive

When Russia invaded Ukraine for a second time, bombing Yevhen Korotych home and destoryed the whole town, he barely escaped with his two children and his wife to get out and onto the United States. …
Rhonda Miles of Brighton was the first customer through the doors of the newly opened Brighton Natural Grocers on Bromley Street Sept. 30. Miles, who lives just up the road at the nearby Windmill Ranch, said she was in line at 2:30 a.m. for the 8:30 a.m. opening, although she said she was joined by friends and neighbors she dubbed the Windmill Ranchettes soon after. The store opened with customers lined up around the building waiting to get in.

Brighton Natural Grocers opens on Bromley

Shoppers lined up around three-quarters of Natural Grocer's newest location at S. 8th Avenue and Bromley Lane Sept. 30 for the grand opening and ribbon cutting of store. The company offered gift card …
Dr. Chavira

The Hearing Place provides Spanish speaking care

A chain of northern Colorado hearing and audiology doctors will likely sound a little better to its Spanish speaking customers with the addition of new audiologist Dr. Mariela Chavira, Chavira …
Nikki Rolando cuts the ribbon with Mayor Greg Mills, council members, Brighton Chamber of Commerce, and the community celebrating her new store.

Goats milk mean healthy skin at Brighton boutique

What started as a lark at a 2019 meet-up has become a new storefront in Brighton. Goat Bubbles Bath & Body hosted its ribbon-cutting ceremony with the community of Brighton on Sept. 15. "I …

Homes sit in a neighborhood in Littleton, part of the notably expensive Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see short-term drop; unclear how long downslide will last

Home prices in the metro area and statewide have shown some early signs that they may be breaking the pandemic-era trend of steep increases.
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