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Posted on: September 16, 2014

Gough Ave renamed to Couch Ave in honor of the City's 125th Anniversary

Gough to Couch

Gough Ave has been renamed to Couch Ave in honor of the City's 125th Anniversary

In honor of Lafayette’s 125 Quasquicentennial Celebration Gough Avenue is officially being renamed to Couch Avenue. It is believed that... Read on...

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Posted on: August 25, 2014

Celebrate Lafayette's 125th Quasquicentennial Anniversary

Quasquicentennial 125 anniversary

Lafayette is celebrating it's 125th Quasquicentennial Anniversary in September! View a list of special activities happening throughout the month, download a special commemorative publication, watch a video to learn how to... Read on...

Posted on: September 4, 2014

September 2014 is Quasquicentennial Month in Lafayette


September 2014 is designated as Quasquicentennial Month in Lafayette

View a video of Mayor Berg's proclamation designating September 2014 as Quasquicentennial Month in Lafayette. The proclamation includes a brief... Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2014

This date in Lafayette history...

Robinson Circus

This date in Lafayette history... 1867: The Circus Comes to Town

Many weary travelers, including Ulysses S. Grant, stopped at Mary and Lafayette Miller’s stage stop
and hotel along Rock Creek. One summer day in 1867 a... Learn MORE...

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Posted on: September 15, 2014

Arts in Education Grant available to Lafayette teachers through Oct 20

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is proud to offer Arts in Education Grants to local schools and teachers for the 8th year in a row. The deadline for application is October 20, 2014

Teachers of Lafayette... Read on...

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Posted on: September 5, 2014

The Coal Creek Trail is NOW OPEN!

The Coal Creek Trail at Empire Road and the underpass at 120th Street are NOW OPEN.

The South Public Road underpass continues to be closed for repairs, but a trail detour directs users to a light-assisted crosswalk over... Read on...

Posted on: September 3, 2014

Historic Preservation Board $1,000 Home Improvement Grant

The Lafayette Historic Preservation Board (HPB) is offering a competitive grant of up to $1,000 for a historic building improvement project that meets various criteria. Apply by October 1.

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Posted on: August 26, 2014

Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission Seeks Member Applicants

Cultural Arts Logo copy.jpg

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is seeking enthusiastic applicants to serve as committee members and alternates. The deadline to apply is November 1.

LCAC is a citizen committee dedicated to developing,... Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2014

Mayor Berg accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in honor of her father

ALS ice bucket challenge

Mayor Christine Berg (center) and 5 other area mayors accepted a challenge from the Boulder County Commissioners to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Mayor Berg's father was diagnosed last year with ALS, better known as... Read on...

View a video of the event....
Posted on: September 8, 2014

Lafayette's Art Night Out season concludes on Friday, September 19

Art Night Out

Lafayette’s Art Night Out will be even bigger and better in 2014! We're closing down the streets, expanding the beer/wine garden, and adding more art. This summer arts series event runs every third Friday May through... Read on...

Lafayette's Quasquicentennial Celebration on 9/
Posted on: July 28, 2014

Lafayette ranked 7th safest city in Colorado

Lafayette ranked 7th safest city

Lafayette has been ranked as the 7th safest city in Colorado based on FBI crime data statistics for populations over 10,000 by real estate company Movoto. In 2012, Lafayette saw just 1,598 property crimes, while most places... Read on...

Additional safety ranking information....
Posted on: July 10, 2014

Permanent water conservation measures in place for Lafayette

Residential irrigation

Permanent Water Conservation Measures Enacted

Three emergency water conservation measures put into place during the 2013 drought have been enacted as permanent restrictions. City Council determined these practices to be... Read on...

Water Conservation Ordinance FAQ's
Posted on: November 13, 2013

Emerald Ash Borer in Boulder County - emergency quarantine

Emerald ash borer beetle

An invasive insect responsible for the death or decline of tens of millions of ash trees in 21 states has been detected in Colorado for the first time and specifically in the Boulder County area.

The Colorado Department... Read on...

Additional Info at www.eabcolorado.com
Posted on: May 24, 2014

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Posted on: January 8, 2014

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