Northglenn Thornton Sentinel: Students, staff and safety reasons schools back Uplands

Westminster’s controversial Uplands Development could be the very thing the community needs, according to school officials. “Anytime a community starts a revitalization effort, like what the Uplands is proposing, I think it serves to really lift up the community in many ways, not just the school district, but certainly the economy,” Westminster Public Schools Superintendent…

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Historic South Westminster residents get priority access to free six-week construction skills bootcamp

The construction trades are the number one employment industry for residents in Federal Heights (adjacent to south Westminster) – an estimated 16.5% of all workers are in the construction occupation. However, most of these jobs aren’t local so people are traveling, sometimes great distances, to build other communities. Starting next month, the Uplands Community Collective,…

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Will Uplands have a Metro District?

Uplands is investing millions of dollars up front for utility system upgrades, roadway improvements, street safety measures, and to address pre-existing stormwater/flooding issues on Shaw Boulevard. These items, along with the installation of miles of pedestrian and biking connections, don’t cost the City or existing residents anything — even though both groups will benefit from…

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