Author Archives: Mary Colwell

    • Longmont Museum Upate

      We are soaring into space this week at Discovery Days! We’ll be making jet packs and crafting some alien buddies to hang out with on our intergalactic trip. We’ll also be playing with some galaxy slime and learning about our solar system. Last, we’ll roll up some baking soda planets for some fizzy science fun!

      This Friday is a big kids day, so all children from ages 2 through elementary are invited to have fun, craft and learn at Discovery Days. As always, home schoolers can attend throughout the week.

      While you are here, make sure to check out the NEW ORIGAMI EXHIBIT (free for members, and a small fee for non-members). If you are visiting our cool new exhibit please keep an eye on your kiddos. The artwork is amazing, beautiful, and a little mind bending (my little one said it made his brain twist up) but it is to be experienced with the eyes and not with the hands! Make sure you check out the hanging art installation in the portal gallery- it is AWES

      Written by Mary Colwell
    • Main St Pavement Reconstruction Project

      Work to Resume on Main St Pavement Reconstruction Project

      This construction is part of City of Longmont’s Focus on South Main project and is contracted to New Design Construction of Denver, Colo.

      Post Date: 02/09/2016 7:44 am
      Wednesday, February 10, construction on the Main Street Pavement Reconstruction Project will resume. Moving forward, pavement reconstruction activities on Main Street will take place from just north of Ken Pratt Boulevard to 2nd Avenue. To date, about 40% of the project has been completed with installation of storm drainage improvements and reconstruction of distressed pavement being the focus. This project, which began September 2015, is scheduled to last through July 2016.

      In addition to pavement reconstruction, reconstruction of the 2nd Avenue and Main Street intersection is scheduled to begin Monday, February 15. During this construction, east of the Main Street and 2nd Avenue intersection will be closed to through traffic, whil

      Written by Mary Colwell




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