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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Windsor’s Chimney Park Pool Opens May 28

Chimney Park Pool aerial view photo from the summer.

Windsor, CO — The Town of Windsor’s Chimney Park Pool, 421 Chimney Park Dr., opens for the summer season from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 28.

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Windsor Summer Concert Series Kicks Off June 2

Band performing at Boardwalk Park during 2021 Summer Concert Series

Windsor, CO – The Town of Windsor’s Summer Concert Series begins June 2 and continues through August 18 on Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the bandshell in Boardwalk Park, 100 N. 5th St.

The Summer Concert Series includes:

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Memorial Day Ceremony Scheduled at Windsor’s Lakeview Cemetery

Mayor Rennemeyer speaks at the 2021 Memorial Day ceremony

In honor and remembrance of military personnel laid to rest in Windsor’s Lakeview Cemetery and elsewhere, American Legion Post 109 will host a Memorial Day ceremony, 9 a.m., Monday, May 30, weather permitting. The ceremony is a free public event and the c...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Windsor Police, Optimist Club Host Community Bike Night

Child bikes through an obstacle course

The Windsor Police Department and Optimist Club of Windsor will host Bike Night at Boardwalk Park, Thursday, May 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. Bike Night is a free community event focused on bicycle safety. It features a youth biking obstacle course, safety statio...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Windsor Police Host Traffic Safety Enforcement Campaign

Police car parked in front of the Windsor Police Department office.

On Wednesday, May 18, the Windsor Police Department will be conducting a traffic safety and enforcement operation. A larger than usual police presence can be expected throughout the day to support the importance of safe driving through education and enfor...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Town of Windsor Museums To Open Exquisite Miniatures Exhibition by Wes and Rachelle Siegrist

Exquisite Miniatures

Windsor, CO — The Town of Windsor Museums will feature the art exhibition, Exquisite Miniatures, at the Art & Heritage Center, 116 5th St., from May 15 to August 14.

Artists Wes and Rachelle Siegrist mesmerize viewers with miniature paintings so exquis...

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Windsor News
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Windsor’s Parks, Recreation & Culture Offering Chimney Park Pool Membership Sale

Chimney Park Pool aerial view photo from the summer.

Windsor, CO –The Windsor Parks, Recreation & Culture Department will begin offering multiple Chimney Park Pool membership sales this month. 

Annual Community Recreation Center members can purchase a Chimney Park Pool add-on pass for $25 per pe...

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Windsor News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Dive into Water Conservation this May

Arial view of Kyger Reservoir

This May, Mayor Paul Rennemeyer is partnering with town staff to host Windsor Water Conservation Month to promote awareness about ways residents can be waterwise every day. Residents are encouraged to pick up a free home water conservation kit during the ...

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Windsor News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Town of Windsor Museums Seek Artists for Upcoming Community Art Exhibition

Windsor's Art and Heritage Center

Windsor, CO — The Town of Windsor Museums is seeking regional artists to submit their artwork for the 8th annual community art exhibition, “Black & White.” Artistic interpretations of Black & White in this exhibition ...

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Windsor News
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Windsor Utility Customers Invited to Spring Clean-Up Event May 13, 14

Electronics recycling

Windsor Utility customers are invited to participate in the Spring Clean-Up event May 13 and 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held at the Public Services facility, 922 N. 15th St., and is limited to Windsor Utility customers. The event is free t...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Windsor Seeks Candidates to Fill Board and Commission Vacancies

Outside of Windsor Town Hall during late spring

Windsor’s volunteer boards and commissions have long-served an important role in local government as members help guide staff regarding various taxpayer projects and initiatives. Each advisory board and commission serves a specific purpose but t...

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Windsor News
Posted on: April 7, 2022

Windsor Police Department Hosts Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Apr. 30

Prescription drug containers in front of the police department

Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue and proper disposal of unused drugs can save lives and protect the environment. With that in mind, the Windsor Police Department, 200 N. 11th St., will help residents safely dispose of u...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Xcel Energy Hosts Open House for New North Windsor Substation

Employee checking electric box

Windsor residents and businesses are invited to a public open house to learn more about Xcel Energy’s Avery Substation, which will be located in north Windsor and will soon be providing electric service to our community. The meeting will be held Saturday,...

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Windsor News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Water Service Interruption Planned for Raindance, Hilltop Estates

Water Service Interruption Map

The Town of Windsor issued a water service interruption notice to residents in the Raindance, Hilltop Estates and South Hill Subdivisions for work happening from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., on Wednesday, April 20. The interruption will allow contractors to wo...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Easter Closure Planned for Town of Windsor Community Recreation Center and Art & Heritage Center

Front view photo of the Windsor Community Recreation Center

Windsor, CO — The Windsor Community Recreation Center, 250 N. 11th St., and Art and Heritage Center, 116 5th St., will be closed on Sunday, April 17, in observance of Easter. 

The  Community Recreation Center will reopen at its usual time...

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Windsor News
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes Windsor as a Tree City USA

Main Park American Elm

Windsor was named a 2021 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to effective urban forest management. 

Windsor achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: forming a tree board or depart...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Windsor Police Post an Update on Saturday’s Traffic Fatality

Windsor Police Car

On April 2, 2022 at approximately 6:35 p.m., the Windsor Police Department responded to the 9600 block of Eastman Park Drive to a report of a motor vehicle crash with injuries. Three adults were injured, including 39-year old Jessica Evans, who was pronou...

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Windsor News
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Preliminary Results from Windsor’s 2022 Municipal Election Released

Town Board Chamber

The Town of Windsor election to determine representatives for municipal Districts 2 and 4 was held Tuesday, April 5.  

As of today, here are Windsor’s preliminary results:

District 2

Barry Wilson - 935

Amy Kilcoyne - 409

District 4

Julie Cline - 577

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Windsor News
Posted on: April 4, 2022

April Edition of Windsor Matters Now Available

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Spring Clean up day is right around the corner! Learn more about what you can bring to dispose of in this months edition of the Windsor Matters Newsletter.

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Windsor’s Parks, Recreation & Cultures Summer 2022 Activity Guide Now Available

Front cover of Summer 2022 Parks, Recreation, and Culture Activity Guide

Windsor, CO – The Windsor Parks, Recreation & Culture Department’s Summer 2022 Activity Guide is now available digitally. Registration for programs and activities opens Wednesday, April 6 at 6 a.m. Registration can be completed onl...

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Posted on: April 2, 2022

Windsor Police Respond to Traffic Accident

Police car outside Windsor PD

Officers from the Windsor Police Department responded to a traffic accident in the 9600 block of Eastman Park Dr., on Saturday, April 2, at approximately 6:38 p.m. A 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling westbound on Eastman Park Dr., and struck pedestri...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Windsor Archery Range Temporarily Closed for Construction

A woman aiming an archery bow toward a target butt

Windsor, CO — The Windsor Archery Range, located at Highway 257 & Poudre Trail Drive, will have temporary closures starting Monday, April 4 through Friday, April 8 due to construction for planned improvements. Work is weather permitting.

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Windsor News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Town of Windsor Museums Seek Artists for Upcoming Community Art Exhibition

Windsor's Art and Heritage Center

The Town of Windsor Museums is seeking regional artists to submit their artwork for the 8th annual community art exhibition, “Black & White.” Artistic interpretations of Black & White in this exhibition will explore the contrad...

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Windsor News
Posted on: March 18, 2022

Windsor Police Respond to Incident at Windsor Charter Academy, Threat Deemed Not Credible

Police car outside Windsor PD

On March 18, 2022 at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Windsor Police Department responded to the Windsor Charter Academy in response to a report of a bomb threat.

School staff evacuated the building as a precaution and reported the incident to law enforcement,...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Eastman Skate Park Graffiti Damage Discovered, Windsor Police Calling for Public Assistance

Vandalism Graffiti at Eastman Skate Park of a peace sign on skating bowl

Windsor, CO – The Windsor Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in connection with the graffiti damage that was discovered at Eastman Skate Park, located at 7025 Eastman Drive. The vandalism was found in multiple areas scattered througho...

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Windsor News
Posted on: March 10, 2022

Windsor Town Board Member Barry Wilson to Host Community Conversation

Town Board Member Barry Wilson

Windsor residents and business owners are invited to join District 2 Town Board Member Barry Wilson to discuss ideas and ask questions during a Community Conversation event planned for Tuesday, March 22, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the Windsor Community Recre...

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Windsor News
Posted on: March 8, 2022

Science-based Organizations to Host Free Super Science Celebration

Kids conduct science experiment at the Art & Heritage Center

On Saturday, April 2, from 10 a.m. to noon, the Town of Windsor Museums will host Super Science Celebration at the Windsor Community Recreation Center, 250 N. 11th St.

The event, sponsored by Future City: Colorado, features demonstrations and activities fr...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Exhibit Featuring Weld RE-4 Student Art Opens April 1 in Windsor

Windsor's Art and Heritage Center

Staff from Windsor’s Culture Division have partnered with Weld RE-4 elementary school art teachers to curate a student exhibition, scheduled for display at the Art & Heritage Center on weekends from Friday, April 1 through Sunday, April 24. ...

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Windsor News
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Special Open Space & Trails Edition of Windsor Matters Now Available

Special Edition of the Windsor Matters newsletter.

Shape how you live, play and move on our open spaces and trails by giving your feedback on several plans currently in the works. Learn how to join the conversation in this special digital edition of the Windsor Matters newsletter.

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Admin Offices Closed on Presidents Day, Rec Center Remains Open

A photo of Windsor Town Hall, including the flag post with the American Flag and Colorado State

Town of Windsor administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 21, in observance of Presidents Day. This includes Windsor’s Town Hall, 301 Walnut St., Public Services, 922 N. 15th St., and the Police Department Administrative Offices, 200...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Special Olympics Colorado to Host Windsor Polar Plunge & 5k, April 9

Special Olympics participants running into Windsor Lake at 2021 Polar Plunge event

Windsor, CO – Plunge into freezing cold water, run a 5k or do both at Windsor Lake Beach on Saturday, April 9. Special Olympics Colorado (SOCO), Colorado’s premier sports organization for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID)...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Windsor Town Board Adopts Resolution to Address Water Utility Rate Billing Error

Windsor Town Hall with sunshine and snow

Windsor’s Town Board adopted resolution 2022-06 at the regularly scheduled meeting on Feb. 14. to address an error implementing the 2021 potable water rates. This resolution reduced the proposed rate increase for 2022. 

While preparing f...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Windsor Police Pledge to Support DUI Patrols this Weekend

Police car outside Windsor PD

To keep impaired drivers off the road this weekend, Windsor Police will participate in The Heat Is On Super Bowl Weekend DUI enforcement period, led by the Colorado Department of Transportation and the Colorado State Patrol. The enforcement period happens...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Windsor Seeks Pyrotechnic Bidders for 4th of July Fireworks

Colorful Fireworks

The Parks, Recreation & Culture Department has begun soliciting pyrotechnic bidders for its 2022 July 4 fireworks display scheduled to be launched from the north side of Windsor Lake on July 4.

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Town of Windsor Publishes Election Information for 2022 Municipal Election

A photo of Windsor Town Hall, including the flag post with the American Flag and Colorado State

The Town of Windsor has published candidate information for the upcoming municipal election on their website. The 2022 municipal election includes town board positions for districts two, four and six. 

Candidates for the election include:

District ...

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Windsor News
Posted on: February 4, 2022

Miller to Chair Economic Development Council of Colorado Board of Directors

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The Economic Development Council of Colorado (EDCC) recently announced its 2022 Board of Directors, chaired by the Town of Windsor's Economic Development Director Stacy Miller. Established in 1976, the EDCC is a state-wide, non-profit organizatio...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

February Edition of Windsor Matters Now Available

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The Windsor Police Department and Windsor Severance Fire Rescue urge residents to keep off the ice on area lakes during the winter. Also, learn tips for snow removal and about the latest upcoming events in this edition of the Windsor Matters newsletter.

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Windsor Youth Participate, Advance to Next Round of CARA Basketball Skills Challenge

Children lined up next to each other showing their basketball CARA award

The Windsor Parks, Recreation & Culture Department hosted the annual Colorado Association of Recreational Athletics (CARA) Basketball Skills Challenge on Saturday, Jan. 22, at the Windsor Community Recreation Center, 250 N. 11th St.

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Third Grade Students Learn to Swim, a Free Pilot Program, Scheduled to Launch Feb. 26

A woman in the pool teaching a child to swim

For the first time in Windsor’s history, the Parks, Recreation & Culture Department will offer free swimming lessons at Windsor High School,1100 Main St., through its Third Grade Students Learn to Swim pilot program, to third graders living inside the...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

The Windsor Community Recreation Center Debuts First Friday with Free Friday Fitness for 2022

An image of an elliptical workout machine

First Friday with Free Friday Fitness launched in Windsor for 2022 on Jan. 7, at the Windsor Community Recreation Center, 250 11th St.

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Christmas Trees Repurposed at Windsor’s Magical Forest

Two children inside a fort made out of Christmas trees

The town hosts its Magical Forest event Saturday, Feb. 19 from noon to 3 p.m. at Eastman Park South.   Magical Forest is a family-friendly event hosted by the Windsor Parks, Recreation, and Culture Department. Families are encou...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Town of Windsor Announces Upcoming Facility Closure, Community Recreation Center Remains Open

Town hall back entrance

Town of Windsor administrative offices will be closed Monday, January 17, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This includes Town Hall, 301 Walnut St., Public Services, 922 N. 15th St., and the Police Department, 200 N. 11th St.

Although t...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Upcoming 2022 Dates Announced for Pints with Paul and Coffee with the Mayor Events

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Every month, Town of Windsor Mayor Paul Rennemeyer hosts two community events: Pints with Paul and Coffee with the Mayor. Mayor Rennemeyer plans to continue this throughout 2022 and invites Windsor residents to discuss their questions, concerns, or ideas ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

Windsor Mayor Pro Tem Ken Bennett to Host Community Conversation Event in January

Windsor Mayor Pro Tem Ken Bennett smiling

Windsor residents and business owners are invited to join Mayor Pro Tem Ken Bennett to discuss ideas and ask questions during a Community Conversation event planned for Saturday, January 8, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., at Coffee House 29, located at 1039 Main St....

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Filing for Windsor Town Board Positions Opens Jan. 4

Town hall back entrance

The Town of Windsor municipal election will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 for board positions representing Districts 2, 4, and 6. 

To apply for Town Board candidacy,  a person must be a registered voter, be a citizen of the United Sta...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Windsor Town Board Approves Water Rate Increases for 2022

Woman getting a glass of water

Windsor’s Town Board approved water rates for 2022 at the November 22 and December 13 meetings. They accepted staff’s recommendation to increase water rates by eight percent to fund operations and maintenance of the current potable wat...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Town of Windsor Offers Christmas Tree Recycling Program Starting Dec. 28

Child next to  recycled Christmas tree

Let the joy of the holidays live on even after taking down the Christmas tree. The Town of Windsor Christmas Tree Recycling program returns this year to provide residents a free and more sustainable alternative to sending trees to the landfill.

Live trees ...

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

Windsor Village Park Installation Near Completion, Ribbon Cutting Scheduled December 14

Image the new Windsor Village Park playground

The installation of the new playground equipment at Windsor Village Park, 55 Rochester Dr., is expected to be complete by Monday, Dec. 13. A ribbon cutting reopening the playground to the public is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.&am...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Town of Windsor Purchases 138 Acres of Land for Future Public Use

Empty field showing the purchased land

On Wednesday, Dec. 1, The Town of Windsor purchased 138 acres of land and 117 acre feet of water from a farm located adjacent to the town’s existing Public Services facility for $4.14 million. 

Conceptual plans show 71 acres of land for ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Expansion Begins at the Kodak Archery Range

A woman aiming an archery bow toward a target butt

The Town of Windsor is scheduled to break ground for Phase One of its Kodak Archery Range expansion. Weather permitting, the range and parking lot, located on the corner of Highway 257 and Poudre Trail Drive, will have temporary closures Friday, December ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2021

Windsor, DDA Dispel Rumors of Impending Lake Closure, False Information

Downtown Windsor

On Saturday, Dec. 4, during the well-attended Windsor Wonderland event, a handbill disseminating false information was distributed by parties unaffiliated with the Town of Windsor and the Windsor Downtown Development Authority (DDA) regarding a long-plann...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Wreaths Across America Event Planned for Windsor’s Lakeview Cemetery

Photo of Lakeview Cemetery sign with some headstones in the background.

In November, National nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA) announced that Lakeview Cemetery in Windsor, CO will join in the effort to support the mission to Remember, Honor, Teach, as an official event location for 2021. This is the first year the cemet...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Santa's Arrival Scheduled to Impact Traffic Dec. 4

Santa standing in front of a town vehicle

Santa’s arrival to Windsor Wonderland will result in traffic impacts near boardwalk park on December 4. The Town of Windsor will close 5th Street between Main Street and Boardwalk Park. Ash Street will be closed to traffic between 5th Street and...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

A Portion of the Number 2 Ditch Trail is Under Construction

image of a side walk with cracks on the concrete

Windsor, CO –Construction improvements to Number 2 Ditch Trail and Poudre Trail are scheduled for November 18 through 29.  Construction will remove segments of concrete on the Trail, west of Windsor Lake and on the Poudre trail...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Eastman Park Vandalized, Security Increased

Vehicle tire tracks visible on  Eastman Park field

The Town of Windsor has increased security at Eastman Park, located at 7025 Eastman Park Drive, in an effort to protect the property and reduce vandalism.   Since October 2021, several incidents have occurred where someone or a ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Windsor Police Remind Residents to be Vigilant of Porch Pirate Thefts During the Holiday Season

Front porch with packages on it.

Windsor, CO —  The Windsor Police Department would like to remind residents to be mindful and vigilant of their online package deliveries. With the holiday season approaching, this rings in the rise of residents placing online shopping orders wit...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Town Board Meeting to Address 2022 Budget, Water Rates Scheduled for November 22

Town Board Chamber

Windsor’s Town Board will meet on November 22 at 7 p.m. for a regularly scheduled session to review several high priority items including 2022 water rates, the 2022 town operating budget and the revised fee-schedule. The meeting will be held at ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

The Community Recreation Center Offers Winter Break Pass

a person standing on a blue yoga mat

The Windsor Community Recreation Center is offering non-members a Winter Break Pass starting at $23. The pass allows non-members unlimited access for one month and a half to the facility from November 26, 2021, through January 7, 2022.  ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Temporary COVID-19 Test Location Comes to Windsor

COVID-19 test

CORRECTION: The tests that will be administered at the temporary site in the CRC back parking lot are not going to be rapid tests. They will be a PCR nasal swab test that can take 24-48 hours for final results. The original release incorrectly stated that...

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

Upcoming November and December Dates Announced for Pints with Paul and Coffee with the Mayor Events

Windsor Mayor Paul Rennemeyer smiling at the camera in front of Town Hall

Windsor, CO — Every month, Town of Windsor Mayor Rennemeyer hosts two community events: Pints with Paul and Coffee with the Mayor. With 2021 coming to an end, Mayor Rennemeyer invites Windsor residents to discuss their question...

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

Veterans Day Facility Hours Announced for the Town of Windsor

Decorated current and former military members with an American flag

Town of Windsor administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. This includes Town Hall, 301 Walnut St., Public Services, 922 N. 15th St., and the Police Department, 200 N. 11th St. Although the Police Depart...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Santa Kicks off Holiday Family Fun December 4 at Windsor Wonderland

Santa standing in a train waving at an audience

The Town of Windsor welcomes Santa and hosts free, family fun at the annual Windsor Wonderland on Saturday, Dec. 4 at Boardwalk Park, 100 N. 5th Street from 12:00 PM through 5:00 PM.“This is one of Windsor’s largest winter events all made possible by our ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

The Colorado Blvd. Trail Extension is Complete, Opens to The Public

Image of the Colorado Blvd Trail

The Town of Windsor is scheduled to complete the extension of the Colorado Boulevard Trail and open the trail, along County Road 13/Colorado Boulevard and Highway 392, Friday, October 22. The Colorado Boulevard Trail is a half-mile hiking and bik...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

The Windsor Police Department & Windsor Optimist Club to Host Annual Safe Halloween Event, Oct 31

Photo of Children and Parents at Safe Halloween Event in 2019 at the Windsor Community Rec Center

Windsor, CO – The Town of Windsor Police Department and the Windsor Optimist Club will host their annual Safe Halloween Event from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, in the Community Recreation Center gym. Other area service clubs and organizatio...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Windsor Police Department Hosts Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Oct. 23

A Prescription Drug Bottle

Windsor, CO — Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue and proper disposal of unused drugs can save lives and protect the environment. With that in mind, the Windsor Police Department, 200 N. 11th St., will help residents safel...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

October Edition of Windsor Matters Now Available

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Reporting issues around town has gotten much easier with the new SeeClickFix platform! Learn more about the tool, plus Halloween safety tips, National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, and more in this edition of the Windsor Matters newsletter.

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Posted on: September 26, 2021

Windsor Police Investigate Overnight Traffic Accident

Police car parked in front of the Windsor Police Department office.

Windsor, CO — At approximately 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26, the Windsor Police Department responded to a traffic accident at the intersection of Highway 257 and Harmony Road.

A 2018 Toyota Tacoma pickup was traveling southbound on Highway 257, ...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Windsor Police Address Disruption at Windsor High School Football Game

Police Car outside Windsor PD

On September 24, 2021 at approximately 8:50 p.m., the Windsor Police Department responded to the Windsor High School football stadium, located at 1100 Main St., in regard to a report of a fight, possibly involving someone in possession of a firearm.&n...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Town of Windsor Launches SeeClickFix Application

Cracked Sidewalk

The Town of Windsor launched a new public-facing reporting tool this week in partnership with SeeClickFix, a request and work management software that provides residents and business owners a way to submit non-emergency service requests, comments or conce...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Windsor Moves Forward with Two Park Projects

Windsor Park Construction

Construction for two parks, Windsor Village Park and Village East Park, began Tuesday, September 14, 2021.

The Windsor Village Park project began in early 2021 with a goal to update the playground equipment. Throughout the project, the town held community ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Windsor History Museum to Host Annual Halloween Carnival

Orange pumpkin bucket for trick-or-treaters

The town of Windsor is scheduled to host its annual Halloween Carnival Saturday, October 30 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Windsor History Museum located at Boardwalk Park at 100 N. 5th Street for children to safely trick-or-treat around the museum grounds,...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Town of Windsor Facilities Close in Observance of Labor Day

Town hall back entrance

Town of Windsor facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6 in observance of Labor Day. This includes Windsor’s Town Hall, 301 Walnut St., the Community Recreation Center, 250 N. 11th St., the Public Services campus, 922 N. 15th St., and Chimne...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Windsor Community Recreation Center Celebrates Five Years

Fitness workout

The Windsor Community Recreation Center will host an open house, which will include free entry and fitness classes, Friday, October 8, 2021, at the Community Recreation Center from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. to celebrate its 5th birthday.  &ld...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Windsor to Host Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

Windsor is scheduled to host Oktoberfest Saturday, September 18 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 5th Street and Boardwalk Park to celebrate and embrace the German heritage.  “This is one of Windsor’s traditional festivals tr...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Online Scam Attempt Made on Windsor Harvest Fest Social Media Post

A person holding a credit card and looking tapping on a smart phone.

Windsor is scheduled to host several events over the next few months. The Windsor Harvest Festival is the most popular gathering bringing in over 150 vendors and nearly 30,000 attendants over the Labor Day Weekend. Such events also tend to attract online ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Town of Windsor Museums Opens Forces of Nature Art Exhibition

Statue of a Bird made of scrap metal

The Town of Windsor Museums opens a new art exhibition at the Art & Heritage Center, 116 5th St.  An opening reception will be held on Friday, Sept. 3 at 6:00 p.m. The public is invited to visit the complimentary exhibition Fridays through Su...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

August Edition of Windsor Matters Now Available

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The 99th Windsor Harvest Festival is just around the corner! See the schedule of events and learn more about the Harvest Festival in this edition of the Windsor Matters newsletter.

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Vintage Base Ball Game Returns to Windsor Harvest Festival

Baseballs sitting ontop of a bench with a baseball field in the background

The Colorado Vintage Baseball Association returns to Windsor to play against the Sugar Tramps Base Ball Club at the annual Windsor Harvest Festival Sunday, September 5 at Eastman Park at 2:00 p.m. Residents are encouraged to come out and watch or sign up ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

First Responders Honored at Windsor Farmers Market

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In honor of September 11th, the Windsor Farmers Market will host a complimentary arts & crafts day Saturday, September 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Boardwalk Park, 100 N. 5th Street, to celebrate first responders and on September 11, former and active f...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Fall 2021 Clean-Up Days Scheduled for October 15, 16

Yellow tractor carrying sticks and yard waste

Windsor Utility customers are invited to participate in the 2021 Fall Clean-Up event Oct. 15 and 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held at the Public Services facility, 922 N. 15th St, and is at no additional cost for utility customers to attend....

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Windsor To Host Cruise In Car Show

Classic car at the Windsor car show

 Windsor is scheduled to host one of the largest car events in Northern Colorado, the Windsor Cruise In Car Show, Sunday, September 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Eastman Park, during the annual Harvest Festival, which is held over Labor Day...

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Windsor News
Posted on: August 12, 2021

Windsor Welcomes New Business Development Specialist Terry Schwindler

Terry Schwindler

The Town of Windsor welcomes Business Development Specialist Terry Schwindler to its Economic Development Department. Schwindler, a certified economic developer through the International Economic Development Council, joined Windsor’s staff at the end of J...

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Windsor News
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Community Recreation Center Pool Maintenance, Aug. 15-18

Community Rec Center pool

The Windsor Community Recreation Center will partially close for its annual maintenance week August 15 to 18 to upgrade the locker rooms and deep clean the aquatics area.“This year, we are ahead of schedule and limiting the impact to our members,” said Ke...

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Windsor News
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Windsor Lake Cleared to Reopen

Lake surrounded by housing development

On Friday, August 6, the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment cleared the Town of Windsor to reopen Windsor Lake to the public. Today, Windsor Lake is open to the public. On Monday, July 19, the Town of Windsor issued a...

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Windsor News
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Windsor Mayor Pro Tem Bennett to Host Community Conversation

Windsor Mayor Pro Tem Ken Bennett smiling

Windsor, CO – Windsor residents and business owners are invited to join Mayor Pro Tem Ken Bennett to discuss ideas and ask questions during a Community Conversation event planned for Saturday, August 14, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., at Coffee House 29, ...

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Windsor News
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Vote on a New Harmony Ridge Park Design

Young boy standing in front of architect design and viewing the concepts

A community meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 12 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at the corner of Goslar Drive and Harmony Ridge Parkway, for residents to view the park designs for the construction of a new park in the Harmony Ridge Neighborhood and ...

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Windsor News
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Fatality Confirmed After Wednesday Morning Accident

Police Car outside Windsor PD

On Wednesday, August 4,  at approximately 7:10 a.m., the Windsor Police Department responded to a report of a traffic crash a half a mile south of Highway 392 on Colorado Boulevard/County Road 13.

Following preliminary investigation, it was determ...

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Windsor News
Posted on: August 2, 2021

Windsor Harvest Festival Returns for its 99th Year

Hot air balloons getting ready to launch

– The Windsor Harvest Festival kicks off its 99th year over Labor Day weekend. This year, the Harvest Festival theme is Big Ol’ Block Party, welcoming everyone to the fun scheduled Saturday, September 4 through Monday, September 6.“Last year, in-...

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Windsor News
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Windsor Lake Closed Due to Algae, Festivities Shifted

Bulldozer on Windsor Lake

On Friday, July 23, the Town of Windsor closed access to the Windsor Lake beach and dog park until further notice. A precautionary water sample taken from the lake Monday, July 19 tested positive for cyanobacteria also known as blue-green algae.

The lake i...

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Windsor News
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Windsor Arts Commission Confirmed by the Town Board

Image of a bronze statue at the Chimney Park ballfields

The Town of Windsor officially confirmed a new Arts Commission with expectations to name seven members who will oversee Windsor’s Community Art Program including the selection of artists, artwork, and art installation and placement.  &a...

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Windsor News
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Special Edition of the Windsor Matters Newsletter Now Available

Special Edition of the Windsor Matters newsletter.

A precautionary algae advisory has been issued for Windsor Lake. Staff has not identified any toxins; however, advisory signs are posted around the lake to allow visitors to make informed decisions about their own lake activities. Learn more about the adv...

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Windsor News
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Windsor Finance Department Earns Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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The Town of Windsor has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The award is one of the highest forms of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and budgeting.

The award r...

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Windsor News
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Windsor to Waive Rental Fees to celebrate Parks and Recreation Month

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***UPDATE: Due to a positive test result for blue-green algae, Windsor Lake is closed, effective immediately. Plans for Pack the Park and Lake have shifted. We are eliminating events at the lake and replacing it with a twilight swim at Chimney Park Pool. ...

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Windsor News
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Windsor has Eleven Board and Commission Vacancies

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The Town of Windsor is seeking motivated, civic-minded residents to assist the community by serving on one of the town’s boards or commissions.

Applications are currently being accepted through Wednesday, August 4, for the following positions:&am...

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Windsor News
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Registration Opens for 2021 Windsor National Night Out, August 3

Police officer at National Night Out Event 2019

Windsor, CO — The Town of Windsor will participate in the 2021 National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 3. 

National Night Out is a community-building program that encourages citizens nationwide to hold a neighborhood gathering, meet their neig...

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Windsor News
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Dates for Coffee with the Mayor, Pints with Paul Events Announced

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Windsor, CO – Town of Windsor Mayor Paul Rennemeyer is kicking off two events this month that allow residents to discuss local and regional issues: Coffee with the Mayor and Pints with Paul. 

Windsor residents are invited to enjoy coffee and discu...

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Windsor News
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Windsor to Honor the Zerby Family, Dedicates Main Park Playground to Brycen

Children playing at Main Park playground in Windsor

Windsor’s Town Board, in cooperation with Jimmy and Melissa Zerby, invite the community to attend a public dedication in honor of Brycen Zerby, the 8-year old child who died after an accident that happened while he was participating in the 2018 Harvest Fe...

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Windsor News
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Public Works Streets Division Reminds Drivers to Use Caution as Summer Street Maintenance Begins

roadway patching

The Town of Windsor Public Works Street Division will begin asphalt patching and street striping operations in July and August. We want to remind drivers to slow down in work zones.

Asphalt patching will take place at pre-evaluated areas needing corrective...

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Windsor News
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Windsor Police Investigate Village East Playground Fire

Village East playground fire

Windsor Police Investigate Village East Playground Fire

Windsor, CO — Windsor Police continue to investigate a fire that burned a portion of the Village East playground, 865 East Edge Circle, at approximately 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 5, 2021. The fire burned...

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Windsor News
Posted on: July 2, 2021

The Town of Windsor Announces Holiday Facility Hours for July 4, 5

Outside of Windsor Town Hall during late spring

Windsor, CO — In observance of Independence Day, the Town of Windsor announces its holiday facility hours. 

On Independence Day, Sunday, July 4, Chimney Park Pool, 421 Chimney Park Drive, will be open from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Windsor Lake a...

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Windsor News
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Local Youths Capture Honors in the Rockies Baseball Skills Challenge

Boys and Girls Winners of the Rockies Challenge

Windsor, CO – The Windsor Parks, Recreation & Culture Department hosted the annual Rockies Baseball Skills Challenge Saturday, June 19, at the Chimney Park, Aaron Cook Field, 200 E. Chestnut Street, Windsor, Co., 80550.Nearly 30 ath...

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Windsor News
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Special July 4 Edition of the Windsor Matters Newsletter Now Available

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Fireworks are back at Boardwalk Park this year! Get all the information you need, including parking information, boating rules and more in this edition of the Windsor Matters Newsletter.

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Windsor News
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Windsor to Celebrate Fourth of July

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The Town of Windsor’s annual Fourth of July celebration is set to return to Windsor Lake at Boardwalk Park this year, with concessions and boat rentals available from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Fireworks will launch shortly after 9:15 p.m., wea...

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Windsor News
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Windsor to Host In-Person Bike to Work Day

A photo from the 2019 Bike to Work event

The Town of Windsor partners with Spokes Bike Shop to host Bike to Work Day, in-person, June 23, 2021, from 6 a.m.to 8 a.m. to promote health and the community’s trail system.“We are excited to safely host this event in-person and promote the town’s conne...

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Windsor News
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Community Meeting Planned to Discuss Playground Design for Harmony Ridge Neighborhood

Children sitting at a round table designing a playground

The Town of Windsor is hosting a community meeting Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at the Windsor Community Recreation Center, 250 11th St, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. to discuss the design of a new park in the Harmony Ridge neighborhood. Residents ...

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Windsor News
Posted on: June 15, 2021

June Edition of the Windsor Matters Newsletter Now Available

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Feedback from residents is critical to our success as a community. Learn about our Project Connect platform and how you can contribute your voice to the conversation on public projects in this edition of the Windsor Matters newsletter.

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Windsor News
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Town Mosquito Management Efforts Resume for Summer 2021

mosquito on leaf

The Town of Windsor partners with Vector Disease Control International to monitor mosquito presence in town and provide mitigation efforts when needed. Adult mosquito trapping and surveillance is already underway and will continue through the end of the s...

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Windsor News
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Windsor Farmers Market Announces 2021 Dates

People in a farmers market

The Windsor Farmers Market is back for 2021. Markets take place Saturdays from 9 a.m.to 1 p.m. beginning June 12  and run through September 11 at the Farmers Market Pavilion at Boardwalk Park, 100 N. 5th Street. The Town of Windsor is excited to ...

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Windsor News
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Windsor Partners with the World Waterpark Association to Host World’s Largest Swimming LessonTM

Children lined up next to each other wearing swimming suits

The Town of Windsor partners with the World Waterpark Association to host a free World’s Largest Swim Lesson (WLSL) event on Thursday, June 17, from 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at Chimney Park Pool, 421 Chimney Park Drive, for all ages. ...

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Windsor News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Windsor Staff Seek Input for Windsor Village Playground Replacement

Rendering of the playground replacement. Blue ground, yellow star, and rope jungle gym

The Town of Windsor is updating playground equipment at Windsor Village Park, 55 Rochester Drive. On June 15, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., the community is encouraged to come out, join the Parks and Recreation  & Culture team, hear more ab...

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Windsor News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Town of Windsor’s Forestry Division to Host Sick Tree Day

Brown tree in park

The Town of Windsor’s Forestry team and Tree Board Members will host its annual “Sick Tree Day” on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.This one-day, free event gives residents access to expert advice on treating and ...

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Windsor News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Town of Windsor Releases Consumer Confidence Report

Aerial of the Bellvue Water Treatment Plant that provides clean water to the Windsor.

Per the Environmental Protection Agency’s Safe Drinking Water Act, the Town of Windsor and other drinking water providers are required to provide customers with an annual Consumer Confidence Report. The report includes information on the Town of...

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Windsor News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Memorial Day Public Facility Hours Announced for the Town of Windsor

Veterans salute a large American flag

On Monday, May 31, Town of Windsor administrative offices will be closed and the Community Recreation Center will operate with shortened holiday hours in observance of Memorial Day. Chimney Park Pool will remain open for its normal operating hours.

Town of...

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Windsor News
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Memorial Day Ceremony Scheduled at Windsor’s Lakeview Cemetery

Memorial Day written on an image of the American flag.

In honor and remembrance of military personnel laid to rest in Windsor’s Lakeview Cemetery and elsewhere, American Legion Post 109 will host a Memorial Day ceremony, 9 a.m., Monday, May 31, weather permitting. Lakeview Cemetery is located at 328...

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Windsor News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Windsor Police, Optimist Club Host Community Bike Night June 9

Two kids riding their bikes at Bike Night event 2019

Windsor Bike Night is back for 2021, with an intent to inform and bring awareness to the importance of bicycle safety. According to Officer Andrew Stanger, “Traditionally, we see more bicycle-related accidents during summer months so educating our youth t...

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Windsor News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

River Safety: Windsor First Responders Urge Residents to Consider Conditions and Abilities

The Poudre River spilling over its banks.

Windsor, CO -- At approximately 4 p.m. today, Windsor Severance Fire Rescue was called to a report of an overturned canoe with a person in the river on the Cache la Poudre River east of Colorado Boulevard in Windsor. Windsor Police and Windsor Severance F...

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Windsor News
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Windsor Police Announces Promotion of Five Officers, Presents Others with Life-Saving Award

Commander Robert Holt taking the Oath of Office.

The Windsor Police Department honored several of their own this month in separate ceremonies to recognize their service.

On January 15, several officers were honored in a promotion ceremony at the U.S. Army Reserve Training Center in Windsor. In all, five ...

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Windsor News
Posted on: December 31, 2019

Windsor Bans Smoking and Vaping in Recreation Areas Starting January 1, 2020

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The Town of Windsor is set to ban smoking and vapor inhalation in Town-owned recreation areas on January 1, 2020 in an effort to provide for the public health, safety and welfare of the community. Recreation areas include parks, trails and natural areas w...

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