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Thornton takes proactive step, warns residents of harmful 'forever chemicals' in its water

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Thornton residents can continue drinking water as it meets all federal and state primary drinking water standards, officials say.

Invasive Emerald Ash Borer Detected In Thornton

Emerald ash borer (credit: CBS)

The Emerald Ash Borer has been detected in Thornton. The borer is an invasive, highly destructive tree pest.

Portable playgrounds offer food and fun in Thornton

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The program is designed to provide meals to children while also bringing summer camp to those who might not be able to participate in activities otherwise.

Thornton Water Treatment Plant Replacement: Award of Merit Water/Environment

Thornton City Hall building

The Thornton Water Treatment Plant was designed to replace an existing plant constructed in 1955 that was near the end of its useful life.

Chief Olson Recognized for 2021 Chief of the Year Award

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Stephen Kelley, Deputy Fire Chief, and Council recognized Chief Olson for being awarded, by the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control, the George Mazzotti Fire Chief of the Year Award for 2021.

Vulnerable: How our cities are addressing homelessness

Community Connections building in Thornton

Previous CDBG funds have been pooled to fund a Homeless Outreach Team (HOT) which City Council approved for a one-year pilot program in 2021.

What's New?


A look at the Aug. 23, 2022 City Council Meeting, Thornton Community Center Transforming, New Place for Teens is Open, and much more.

August 23 City Council Meeting

The 1555th Regular Meeting of the Thornton City Council. To see the entire meeting visit: http://www.ThorntonCO.tv.

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