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Archive for March 26, 2009

Meal Deal: John Dough's Pizzeria

John Dough’s Pizzeria on Fourth Street dishes up good deals on fresh baked pizzas and pastas everyday. Monday through Sunday, John Dough’s features daily specials such as Tuesday’s two calzones for $9.99, and Sunday’s free appetizer with purchase of 14-, 16-, or 18- inch pizza. (more…)

SCHOOLS CLOSED DUE TO WEATHER

The Thompson School District is closed on Friday, March 27. Check back for updates on other closings for the Town of Berthoud and Larimer County.. Category:  News - School Category Lead:  None Home Lead:  None Sidebar Block:  0

Conflict in Berthoud: Economic Development Stalled by

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder It appears that despite urgings from several Town board members to look towards the future, a subset of members from the Berthoud Economic Resource Team continue to focus on past grievances. Following last week’s submittal of a letter to the Town Board of Trustees calling for the board to forgo renewal of Town Administrator Jim White’s contract, subcommittee members of the economic group have approached local business owners to sign a petition drafted for ... Full Story

Fire Claims Life of Berthoud Man

***Updated *** By Recorder Staff A Berthoud man was killed in a fire at his Mountain Avenue apartment on Thursday, March 19 at approximately 7:30 a.m. Berthoud Fire Protection District and Loveland Fire Rescue Department responded to the blaze, which damaged two converted garage apartments occupied by 49-year-old James Hastings and his sister Lucinda Hastings. Thompson Valley EMS paramedics were unable to resuscitate Hastings and he was pronounced dead on the scene. Lucinda Hastings, who ... Full Story

An Up-Close Look at Town's Water Treatment Plants

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder The scent of chlorine rises from the huge vats of water at the Town’s water treatment facility off County Road 17. The water brought from the Berthoud reservoir goes through a series of purification stages before making its way to residents’ faucets. The same is true of wastewater, which is cleared of contaminants before its release into a downstream section of the Little Thompson River. During a special tour of the Town’s two water treatment ... Full Story

Spring Break Well-Spent

Three Berthoud High School students participated in an alternative spring break event last Monday, March 16. These girls, along with 22 other Larimer County youth, spent 12 hours last Monday volunteering for Larimer County nonprofits and learning about poverty and homelessness in our community.   The students helped to assemble hygiene kits at the Murphy Center for Hope in Fort Collins. All of their activities were part of United Way of Larimer County’s Alternative Spring Break-Youth ... Full Story

Children's Book Author Matott in Town March 31

Berthoud Elementary is hosting a literacy night on Tuesday, March 31, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. featuring one of Colorado’s most popular and prolific authors of children’s literature, Justin Matott. (more…)

School Briefs: Principal Candidates to Meet with

The public is invited to a meet and greet for the three finalists for the Berthoud High School principal position on Monday, March 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the BHS library.  Dr. Ron Cabrera, superintendent of the Thompson School District, will make the final decision of the person who will replace Leonard Sherman, who retires at the end of this school year. (more…)

Scholastic Contest Highlights Colorado's Lincoln

Governor Ritter's Lincoln Bicentennial Commission is sponsoring a Scholastic Contest that invites Colorado students of all ages to imagine Lincoln as their model. Competitions will take place, and awards made, in the seven congressional districts of the state. The Commission is pleased to announce that the Colorado Bar Association has agreed to sponsor the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Contest. The contest will recognize elementary, middle school, high school, and college students throughout ... Full Story

State News: Congress Approves Wilderness Protection

Wilderness supporters in Colorado are going wild about passage of a major federal legislative package that includes new protections for two of the state’s iconic wildland areas. On Wednesday, lawmakers forwarded the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009 to President Obama for his signature, which is expected within days. (more…)

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