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A Glimpse Into Morning Star Assisted Living & Memory Care

On the site where Clancy’s pub stood for years and adjacent to Sprouts Market, you will find Morning Star Assisted Living & Memory Care. It opened about five years ago and, according to Executive Director Chad McGlothlin, it has become a “community within a community” Chad came onboard two years ago, the week before the

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How Safe Are Your Savings?

In March 2020, the Federal Reserve Bank eliminated the requirement for banks to keep reserves. This was one of many economic stimulus measures, most of them temporary. Yet, last year the Fed clarified this was a permanent change. When talking about bank reserves, it’s important to ask why they’re required. Banks having no money on

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Heidi Haas Sheard – Swiss Flower And Gift Cottage

Situated in the heart of Wheat Ridge at 44th and Jellison is the Swiss Flower and Gift Cottage. At this corner you will find the modern building with the larger than life blue bird mural that is the new and improved shop. This building replaced the smaller unit that served the business for nearly 50

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Mike Paquette, Chiropractor And Neighbor

Mike Paquette, DC, moved to Wheat Ridge and opened Aim High Chiropractic Wheat Ridge, 7200 W. 44th Ave. We asked him about his journey to our city. Why did you choose to open your practice in Wheat Ridge? Growing up in a small town has a charm of its own. For one, the sense of

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The Lasting Impact of COVID-19 On Commercial Lease Negotiations

When COVID-19 struck businesses in March of 2020, many assumed the impact would be short-lived, that after a few weeks of shutdowns and lock-ins, business and life would return to normal. Now, well over a year later, and with new variants and surges emerging despite vaccines, the question is: when, how, or even if, a

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Local Real Estate Market Update

In October Edgewater, Lakewood and Wheat Ridge witnessed an average sales price explosion of over 22 percent, year-over-year. The gains were so steep that total sales volume was up nearly 5 percent even though the number of transactions was down over 14 percent. Unsurprisingly, it took nearly a week less time to sell a house

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Community

Some Local Businesses See Staffing Challenges, Others Record Sales

One Wheat Ridge business cut its hours and closed one day a week. Another reduced hours but had record sales volumes. The two extremes are part of the local business response to staffing shortages and supply chain delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Neighborhood Gazette reached out to a variety of Wheat Ridge business

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How Should Investors Respond To Inflation?

For more than a decade, inflation has been essentially dormant. In recent months, though, economists have expected an uptick but were still surprised by the sharp jump in the April Consumer Price Index (CPI), which rose 4.2 percent from a year ago. As an investor, what can you expect if we do enter a more

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Frozen Pipes Still A Homeowner’s Nightmare

Have you experienced frozen or broken pipes at your house? Every homeowner in metro Denver has this concern, especially on nights of sub-zero temps. With warmer weather finally in the forecast, most of us are glad that our houses evaded the consequences of broken water supply pipes in our homes. Unfortunately, your luck may soon

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