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Seasonal Reminder:As the nights are getting cooler, you should be thinking about shutting down and draining/blowing out your sprinkler system for the season. If you want someone to take care of this for you, here is one company that provides this service. I used to give 5-6 choices but after calling all of them Superior Systems can get it done…

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree with TreeCycle - Hello Avenue

With the assistance of El Paso County, the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Utilities, and Rocky Top Resources, Colorado Springs Youth Sports will be operating a TreeCycle event to reduce tree waste, provide free mulch and support youth sports.  For a suggested minimum donation of only $5 per tree, area residents can drop off…

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Voter-Approved Stormwater Billing Starts July 1, 2018. See the details below. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – City officials came together today to remind Colorado Springs residents of the voter-approved stormwater fee, 2A, which goes into effect July 1. The fee will fund critical stormwater infrastructure and maintenance operations and will provide sustainable funding for capital construction,…

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Free Water Wise Landscape classes - Hello Avenue 2018

Colorado Springs Utilities Offers Free Water Wise Landscape Classes We offer classes with experienced instructors to help you make the best use of your utility resources. More Info: https://www.csu.org/pages/classes-events.aspx Free Water Wise Landscape classes There is no charge for classes and reservations are not required unless otherwise noted; however, seating is limited and first come, first…

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree with TreeCycle - Hello Avenue

With the assistance of El Paso County, the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Utilities, Rocky Top Resources, and the Colorado Springs Gazette, Colorado Springs Youth Sports will be operating a TreeCycle event to reduce tree waste, provide free mulch and support youth sports. For a suggested minimum donation of only $5 per tree, area…

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Trade in your old holiday lights for new led lights for Colorado Springs Utility Customers CSU Writes: Now through Dec. 24, electric Colorado springs utilities customers can drop off up to three old holiday light strings at our Conservation and Environmental Center and receive $5 off the purchase of select Celebrations by ACE Brand Holiday LED light…

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A brand new park with a family friendly ranch theme has finally opened in Colorado Springs. John Venezia Community Park is being built at the intersection of Briargate Parkway and Union Blvd. on the north side of Colorado Springs. The park has a ranch theme with elements designed to resemble what would be traditionally found on…

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Due to the dry conditions this winter, it is a good time to consider watering the plants around your home. According to the experts at Colorado State University: Water trees, shrubs, lawns, and perennials during prolonged dry fall and winter periods to prevent root damage that affects the health of the entire plant. Water only…

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Breakfast in bed is a love language in our home. Anytime there is a special occasion to celebrate — a birthday, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, whatever — the rest of the family follows an unspoken agreement to meet early in the kitchen to craft a breakfast-in-bed tray. I’m always first to the kitchen, and as…

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John Venezia Community Park Coming Soon In 1978, John Venezia and Lew Christensen worked with the Urban Land Institute to develop a Briargate master plan that was aesthetic in design and functional for future growth. It was a vision of a planned community with parks and trails interspersed with homes and retail centers. The land…

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