A survey announced Sept. 25 by The Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch, has named Cherry Hills Village as the No. 1 suburb in America to live. The survey, released by Coldwell Banker Real Estate, reveals its top 10 suburban picks for best places to live in America. It beat out such leafy enclaves as Clyde Hill, Wash., (near Bellevue, Wash., home of Eddie Bauer and Expedia), Wolf Trap, Va., (commuter area to Washington, D.C.), Englewood Cliffs, N.J., (only nine miles from Manhattan’s George Washington bridge) and Indian Hills, Ky.
The historic High Line Canal Trail is the subject of a student video production competition announced last week by Cherry Hills Village Mayor Doug Tisdale. The competition will be open to students from Cherry Hills Elementary school, Kent Denver School, St. Mary’s Academy (all of which are within Village boundaries) and West Middle School, which lies at the edge of Cherry Hills. The challenge to students: create an eight-minute video on one of several themes related to the usage, beauty, history, wildlife or vegetation of the trail.
District 6 City Councilwoman Harriet LaMair announced she will be resigning in November at the Sept. 4 Cherry Hills Village meeting. She is stepping down from her elected term, which runs until January 2015. The City Council will make an appointment to fill the vacancy and is accepting applications immediately.
The second annual Barn Tour in Cherry Hills Village is scheduled for Sept. 15. The free tour, featuring unique, rural barns in Cherry Hills, can be taken by bicycle. In fact, bikes are recommended for easily accessing each property.
It’s a long way from Cherry Hills Country Club to the mud huts of Colombia, but Nathan Mullen will soon be accustomed to both.
By Clarissa Crozier Redistricting in Cherry Hills Village was revisited at the council meeting Aug. 7 when Robert Zuccaro, community development director, presented seven different options for adjusting district boundaries. The 2010 census showed district population differences between the most and least populated districts at 39 percent. State law requires redistricting if the difference is [...]
The 2012 U.S. Amateur Championship, Aug. 13-19, is the ninth national golf championship to be held at Cherry Hills Country Club. The companion course will be Common Ground in Aurora. Cherry Hills will host five days of match play. Ten hours will be broadcast on NBC and the Golf Channel.
Three months on the job in Cherry Hills Village has not dampened Police Chief Michelle Tovrea’s enthusiasm for her new position as police chief. In fact, she finds something else to confirm how pleased she is in her job most every day.
With success securing the first piece of outdoor art in Cherry Hills Village last November, the Art Commission is moving full speed ahead to find additional art. A community “artful” evening was held July 12 at the home of Gay and Bob Warren to elicit help locating art and gathering financial donations.
Summer painting class for a group of young girls in grades 4-6 turned into something special for the painters, teacher Melinda Smith Haymons and property owner Catherine Anderson. The girls painted for the morning, learned techniques from a master, met Cherry Hills property owner Anderson and even had the opportunity to share their oil paintings with her.