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Longmont police notes: Child abuse arrest
Officers of the Longmont Police Department responded about 4:30 p.m. Thursday to the 400 block of Highland Drive in response to a domestic incident. A man was arrested for child abuse among other charges. The case was cleared by arrest.
Longmont to host memorial for lost members of the homeless community
With eight homeless people from the Longmont community having died this year, Homeless Outreach Providing Encouragement will host the city's first Homeless Person's Memorial on Monday at The Journey Church on 2000 Pike Road .
Longmont recreation facility fees to increase in new year
Longmont'c current recreation facility fees, along with a link to the new schedules of fees taking effect Jan. 2, can be viewed at tinyurl.com/yat34lkg. Effective Jan. 2, people using Longmont's city recreation facilities will be charged higher admittance fees.
Longmont City Council to discuss details of food tax rebate program
Longmont City Council on Tuesday is set to discuss how to go about giving low-income residents at least a partial refund of the 3.53 percent municipal sales tax on food. City staff is seeking council direction on implementing a food tax rebate program before drafting an ordinance or ordinances for c
Best Christmas Light Displays In Boulder County
BOULDER, CO -- Jolly red Santas. Dancing green Christmas trees. Snow white reindeer. The holiday season is ramping up and elaborate Christmas light displays are popping up across the country. In Boulder County, Longmont has some of the most lauded displays. If you're one of the many parents who'd ra
Longmont Humane Society Pet of the Week
This content is provided by the Longmont Humane Society and is published by the Longmont Observer as a public service. Luna loves an adventure! This lovely, six-year-old girl enjoys long walks, spending time with her people and still has a ton of spring in her step! Luna loves the company of people
Longmont man pleads not guilty to child sexual assault, set for May trial
A Longmont man accused of sexually assaulting three children over four years pleaded not guilty on Friday to the charges and is set for a jury trial in May. Douglas Kent Hartman, 60, is charged with seven counts of sexual assault on a child, two counts of attempted sexual assault on a child, and one
Things To Do in Longmont This Weekend
Alex Zablocki, Friday, December 14, 2018, 6 p.m. Alex Zablocki is an American Ceramic Artist whose work takes apart the ceramic vessel and re-animates its constituent parts incorporating vestiges of utilitarian ceramics, which slip along saturations of colored glaze. Make sure you catch him at the F
Longmont History: J.C. Penney Gets His Start
This content was originally published on visitlongmont.org. Longmont has a rich history in agriculture, but many don’t realize that retail legend James Cash “J.C.” Penney got his start as a small business owner on Main Street in downtown Longmont.
Morning Brief: Boulder District Attorney Warns of Social Security Scam Calls
The following is a press release from Boulder County and is published by the Longmont Observer as a public service. The Community Protection Division of the District Attorney’s office is receiving numerous reports from residents about callers pretending to be from the Social Security Administration
Longmont police notes: Tuesday crash under investigation
Longmont police are investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Tuesday in the area of Ken Pratt Boulevard and South Pratt Parkway. One woman was taken to the hospital for injuries sustained in the crash.
Longmont Museum Holiday Showcase and other Longmont-area events Dec. 15
Kindness for Kids — Distribution of holiday gifts to needy families; 8 a.m., Dec. 15, Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont; bouldercounty.org/events/handcrafted-holiday-market-2-2.
Brother launches holiday search for missing sister, mother of 3
LONGMONT, Colo. — The holidays mark a difficult time for families who have lost loved ones. The family of a mother of three, missing since March, are launching an effort to raise community awareness of the case, hoping to help investigators find her remains.
BizWest, Brewmented team on ‘Meet the Newsroom’ event in Longmont
LONGMONT — Members of the public will have a chance to meet the people behind the bylines, Jan. 22, when BizWest conducts the fourth in a series of “Meet the Newsroom” events, this time in Longmont.
Longmont mobile home park tenants request $300K from city in pursuit of resident ownership
Residents of a Longmont mobile home park on Wednesday requested $300,000 in city funds to keep living costs affordable for all tenants upon finalizing a deal to purchase the property as a co-op.
Colorado gas prices drop to 2018 low, in some places dipping below $2 a gallon
Here’s a gift to stick in your tank: Gas at less than $2 per gallon. It can be found at several stations along the Front Range, including at the Sam’s Club station at 1200 S. Hover Road in Longmont and the Murphy’s Gas Station at 7199 Federal Blvd. in Westminster, according to national gas price mon
Man arrested in Longmont for tampering with car sentenced to jail, fined
A man arrested after Longmont SWAT officers in June served a search warrant for a drug distribution investigation was sentenced Wednesday to jail. Robert Hernandez, 40, was charged with tampering with a motor vehicle. He was sentenced to 167 days in Boulder County Jail, which he had already served,
Why video doorbells are winning over residents — and police
On her birthday, Nancy Traylor received an unwelcome surprise. The real estate agent and her husband were celebrating about 90 minutes from home when she checked her cellphone and saw video of someone stealing a package on her front porch.
Longmont Police Pilot Radio Encryption
The Longmont police department (LPD), around the end of September of 2018, started testing the encryption of what was for decades an open police radio channel. LPD cites police officer safety, keeping personal information about domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault and child molestation victim
Northern Water offering grants for creating less thirsty landscapes
Northern Water is starting a grant program open to public facilities and some private entities that propose creating new climate-friendly landscapes that require minimal or no irrigation.