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Norwood will get a new mayor this year, along with two new town trustees. Election packets are available at Town Hall now for anyone who wishes to run, and those are due Jan. 24. 

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In last week’s edition of The Norwood Post, the front-page story titled “Recent water master plan addresses concerns” outlined the water master plan, which was completed at the end of 2020. It also contained information that might have seemed concerning for the Norwood community, since the p…

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Marie Green moved to town five years ago and brought her love of teaching yoga with her. For her, the experience of sharing on Wright’s Mesa has been rewarding. She looks forward to diving into 2022 with continued yoga classes, nutrition coaching and retreats. 

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At its 2021 annual meeting at the Lone Cone Saloon in December, the Norwood Chamber of Commerce celebrated successes and looked ahead to 2022. Some notable achievements from last year included a new era of cooperation with San Miguel County, West End and southern Colorado chambers and agenci…

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With new housing developments on the horizon for Norwood, while some longtime residents face challenges with water pressure or quality, some are wondering what the future holds for Norwood water and its infrastructure. 

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This year marks 10 years that the Town of Norwood has been hosting a New Year’s Eve fireworks show for the community. Set at Ralph Weaver’s property and Lothan Snyder’s field, it happens just east of Norwood Public Schools. 

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Kimberleigh Campbell, of Norwood, is currently running a business: Pioneer Farm & Flowers, through which she’s been growing, arranging and delivering flowers for the local area. In August, she and her husband, Brad Campbell, purchased the West End Wash on Summit Street from the Souther f…

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Michelle Haynes, Mountain Village’s Planning and Development Services Director & Housing Director, responded to last week’s story in The Norwood Post, “People have questions, concerns on Mountain Village property.” She said the current goal is to build 70 to 100 units, and the Town of Mo…

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Carrie Andrew told Norwood officials this month that the 2022 San Juan Rural Philanthropy Days conference will be hosted by Ridgway in Ouray County June 7-9, and Norwood is included in the event.

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With the Town of Mountain Village purchasing a 37-acre parcel in Norwood, those on Wright’s Mesa are learning that a proposed 70- to-100-unit subdivision is the plan for the property, with Mountain Village officials aiming for annexation into the town after the New Year. 

In last week’s edition of The Norwood Post, the front-page story titled “Recent water master plan addresses concerns” outlined the water master plan, which was completed at the end of 2020. It also contained information that might have seemed concerning for the Norwood community, since the p…

Marie Green moved to town five years ago and brought her love of teaching yoga with her. For her, the experience of sharing on Wright’s Mesa has been rewarding. She looks forward to diving into 2022 with continued yoga classes, nutrition coaching and retreats. 

At its 2021 annual meeting at the Lone Cone Saloon in December, the Norwood Chamber of Commerce celebrated successes and looked ahead to 2022. Some notable achievements from last year included a new era of cooperation with San Miguel County, West End and southern Colorado chambers and agenci…

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With new housing developments on the horizon for Norwood, while some longtime residents face challenges with water pressure or quality, some are wondering what the future holds for Norwood water and its infrastructure. 

This year marks 10 years that the Town of Norwood has been hosting a New Year’s Eve fireworks show for the community. Set at Ralph Weaver’s property and Lothan Snyder’s field, it happens just east of Norwood Public Schools. 

Kimberleigh Campbell, of Norwood, is currently running a business: Pioneer Farm & Flowers, through which she’s been growing, arranging and delivering flowers for the local area. In August, she and her husband, Brad Campbell, purchased the West End Wash on Summit Street from the Souther f…

Michelle Haynes, Mountain Village’s Planning and Development Services Director & Housing Director, responded to last week’s story in The Norwood Post, “People have questions, concerns on Mountain Village property.” She said the current goal is to build 70 to 100 units, and the Town of Mo…

Carrie Andrew told Norwood officials this month that the 2022 San Juan Rural Philanthropy Days conference will be hosted by Ridgway in Ouray County June 7-9, and Norwood is included in the event.

With the Town of Mountain Village purchasing a 37-acre parcel in Norwood, those on Wright’s Mesa are learning that a proposed 70- to-100-unit subdivision is the plan for the property, with Mountain Village officials aiming for annexation into the town after the New Year. 

Norwood Public Schools has announced work is resuming on its master planning. A meeting was scheduled for Dec. 10, but that was pushed back until after the New Year. Mike Morlang, school board president, told The Norwood Post that the COVID pandemic made the process nearly impossible in Marc…

The Norwood Town Board of Trustees met on Dec. 8 to discuss a lengthy agenda. The longest discussion was approving the first steps of the new subdivision on land donated by San Miguel County next to the Lone Cone Library, and it wasn’t without critique from some community members. Henry Hemp…

At the Town of Norwood’s monthly meeting on Dec. 8, the board approved the 2022 budget, which required much work on behalf of town administrator Patti Grafmyer and the trustees. Grafmyer told the board that the most recent draft factors in $300,000 of Just Transitions grant money from the st…

Davis & Elkins recognized Macie Magallon, of Nucla, for her outstanding college volleyball play recently. The outside hitter was named to the Division II Conference Commissioner's Association All-Atlantic Region second team two weeks ago. With impressive statistics on the court, Magallon…

The Norwood community — along with those from surrounding areas — is invited to step inside The Livery this weekend for an experience. A musical, visual, story-telling performance will be held there on Dec. 11, celebrating the longest nights of the year. The Dark Night show, created by local…

Norwood folks are expressing their outrage at recent events that have troubled a rural part of the local community. With one dog dead, possibly due to illegal activity, others are concerned for animals that may still be at risk. Some are worried that in light of animal abuse, actual people m…

The Maverick volleyball team recently held their awards ceremony, during which team members were recognized for their hard work on the court.

The Norwood Park and Recreation District (NPRD) is doing its best, considering a lack of snow and cold temperatures this time of year. 

Big-city emergency medical services strive to arrive on scene in under eight minutes. Professionally staffed and well-equipped EMS organizations can usually achieve this goal with at least 90 percent of their calls. However, in rural areas like Norwood, it’s rare for an ambulance to arrive t…

Erin Walter, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Grand Junction, had a little good news, mixed with some greater bad news for The Norwood Post this week. While the drought may have let up just a little, unfortunately the short-term and long-term outlooks for precipitation don’t…

There seems to be much holiday spirit happening this year in Norwood. Traditional festivities will take place, with new celebrations making their debut this year too.