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Berthoud Town Board, Agenda April 13 2010

Did Magnetar create the mortgage crisis?

Did Magnetar create the mortgage crisis?

Intro by Gary Wamsley Mortgage bankers recently testified before the US Congress that no one saw the impending crisis in sub-prime mortgages and the financial crisis that ensued. That is pretty hard to believe. Either the top financial experts in this country are incredibly stupid or they are lying. Take your pick. There were people who saw it coming, and perhaps even created the crisis and made hundreds of millions of dollars at what turns out to be taxpayer expense. Two reporters for ... Full Story

Ramp From Crossroads Boulevard to southbound I-25 to

Ramp From Crossroads Boulevard to southbound I-25 to close next week

LOVELAND— Starting at 7 a. m. on Monday, April 12th and continuing until 5 p. m. on Thursday, April 15th, weather permitting, the ramp from Crossroads Boulevard to southbound I-25 will be completely closed as part of the ongoing construction project at this interchange. Crews will be constructing the new on-ramp and connecting it to I-25. The new on-ramp will eventually tie into the new roundabouts being constructed on Crossroads Boulevard. During the closure, motorists will be detoured east ... Full Story

9Health Fair this Saturday, April 10

9Health Fair this Saturday, April 10

9Health Fair in Berthoud this Saturday, April 10 By Claudia Todd-Young April is National Volunteer Month and is best exemplified this coming weekend in Berthoud this year with the 9Health Fair. This Saturday, April 10, between 7:00 a.m. and 12 noon, nearly 100 medical and non-medical volunteers are scheduled to serve the community by providing low-cost and free health screenings to the community. How does this happen? As a recent first lady wrote, “It takes a village.” In the case ... Full Story

Blackhawk Casino Trip, last day to purchase tickets

Blackhawk Casino Trip, last day to purchase tickets

Saturday, April 10 All proceeds will go to the annual After Prom Event An event to keep our students safe!!! After Prom Event Tickets: $30 single $55 couple The Casino Bus package includes: · Complimentary Transportation · $5 in Coin (minimum of 40 points) · $5 food credit (minimum of 40 points) · Black Jack Match Play Coupon Schedule of the Day: 12:45 p. m. – meet in the Berthoud High School parking lot 1:00 p. m. – Casino Bus leaves 2 ... Full Story

Thompson School District’s Mary Jablonski receives

Thompson School District’s Mary Jablonski receives award

The Rocky Mountain Governmental Purchasing Association annually recognizes a Buyer of the Year for their contributions to the procurement profession, to the entity they serve, to professional development, to RMGPA and to the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing. The RMGPA serves Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern Utah and Wyoming. The 2009 RMGPA Buyer of the Year is Thompson School District buyer Mary Jablonski, CPPB. Jablonski was recognized for her ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat — March 2010

Berthoud Fire Beat — March 2010

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for March Monday, March 1 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on County Road 17 and US Highway 287. There was heavy damage to both vehicles.  One person was injured and transported.   Tuesday, March 2 BFPD responded to a reported gas leak on First Street. The business owner had cut a line while drilling a hole with his tractor. Excel responded and the crew stayed at the scene until the line was clamped ... Full Story

Big changes coming for Berthoud’s Pioneer Park

The Parks and Open Space Committee meeting last week opened with a presentation P.J. DiPentino. He introduced Alan Wasson, who will be taking over as the director for the BMX track. DiPentino came to ask the committee to recommend some level of support from the town for track maintenance. He described the benefits of the track for the town and the number of hours he spent marinating the track. After questioning by Don Zook, DiPentino and Wasson narrowed their request to short term goals of ... Full Story

Thompson School District names Rastatter to Special

Thompson School District names Rastatter to Special Education

Dennis Rastatter, Thompson School District director of Student Support Services, has been selected to become the new director of Special Education for the District. He will replace Karen Pielin, who is retiring at the end of the 2009-2010 school year. Rastatter has served as the director of Student Support Services for the district since 2005 and was the assistant director of Special Education from 2003 to 2005. He began his career as a special education teacher in Pennsylvania and ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat, March 2010

Berthoud Police Beat, March 2010

Monday, March 1 Police responded to an early morning verbal disturbance in the 200 block of Second Street. The situation was handled by the officer. A report of fraud came in from the 200 block of Victoria Street. The woman had received an email trying to lure her into being a “WalMart Secret Shopper.” This is a well-known fraud and is even profiled on the WalMart website. Since the savvy resident did not fall for the scam, there was no criminal violation. Police responded to a ... Full Story

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