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Archive for April 23, 2009

Meal Deal: Retro Bistro

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder When you think of French restaurants you usually think of gourmet dining at gourmet prices, but in Berthoud you can have authentic French fare that’s both delicious and affordable. In French the word “bistro” means a small, friendly, inexpensive restaurant; the Retro Bistro is all that. It offers a family friendly, affordable menu with items on the regular menu ranging from $12 to $25 and an additional “Price Buster” menu available Monday through ... Full Story

Bob Silk Joins Berthoud Allstate

Allstate Insurance Company is proud to announce its newest agent in Berthoud, effective May 1. With the retirement of Sherry Unruh, Bob Silk will take the helm at the same location. “My staff and I are excited about opening our newest office,” said Silk, who also owns an agency in Longmont. “This is a full-service insurance agency, offering a complete line of insurance products and services. It’s great that the existing staff will remain so that customers will have the continuity they ... Full Story

Rewarding Realities

A gala night of building support for northern Colorado’s abused and neglected youth was capped off with the Realities For Children Triumph Awards, given to “triumphant” youth who have survived the adversities of childhood abuse and who are excelling personally, socially and academically despite their difficult circumstances. Category:  News - Community News Image:  News Image:  Long Description:  <p><span style="font-size: small;"><span ... Full Story

Lions Club: Berthoud Clean-Up Day May 16

By Curtis Wilson Lions Club District 6-NE Governor The Berthoud Lions evening group met on April 16 to discuss many important projects. The Lions Highway Cleanup was accomplished on April 11. Six members cleaned approximately two miles of State Hwy. 56. (more…)

Loveland Seeking Artist for Rec Trail Underpass

The City of Loveland Art in Public Places Program seeks an artist to work closely with City of Loveland staff and contractors during the design and construction of a recreation trail underpass for U.S. Highway 287 in Loveland. The selected artist will be asked to provide artwork for a new pedestrian underpass for the city’s recreation trail to be located at the north end of town. The project will involve large expanses of cast–in-place or pre-cast concrete retaining walls to be ... Full Story

Forum Addresses Financial Issues Facing Seniors

A free educational forum is being offered by Derby Hill Baptist Church as a service to the senior community of Loveland and vicinity. The forum will be held on Sunday, April 26, from 3 to 4:45 p.m. Three topics will be advanced ending in a panel for questions and answers. The first topic addresses asset protection, minimizing taxes on your estate, and maintaining control of your estate. Topic two provides strategies for stabilizing your portfolio in uncertain times. The last topic looks at ... Full Story

Town Grants Easement for School Water System

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder To create a non-potable water system at Turner Middle School, the Town Board has agreed to an easement on Waggener Farm Park. In his presentation at the Tuesday, April 21 meeting, Rob Stafford, resource manager for the Thompson School District, explained that the easement across the Town-owned property is the most cost-effective way to access raw water for an irrigation system at the middle school. The Town recently acquired the Waggener Farm property ... Full Story

Town Briefs: BERT Seeks Incentives, Town Funds for

Becky Justice-Hemmann of the Berthoud Economic Resource Team has asked the Town to consider funding a Business Appreciation Breakfast planned for May 2. While making the request for approximately $1,200 at the April 21 Board of Trustees meeting, she said the event is intended to support existing businesses. (more…)

A Day of Service

Daniel Watson of Mill Brothers Landscaping and Bonnie Watson work to put the final touches on a mulch bed for a Reflections for Youth house in west Berthoud on Earth Day. More than 20 volunteers from the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado provided materials and manpower to complete several improvements to the house, including regrading the road, preparing a vegetable patch, planting perennials and installing a watering system. This was part of a nationwide day of community service by ... Full Story

McWhinney Withdraws Centerra Proposal

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder In a move that stunned Loveland City Council members at their Tuesday, April 21 meeting, the McWhinney development company withdrew a proposal that would have allowed the Centerra developer to use $12 million set aside for improvements and Interstate 25 and U.S. 34 for other projects. (more…)

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