A recap of construction activity in Vail.
New Year's Eve in Vail will include bus service enhancements and the presence of police and fire personnel to ensure that a safe and fun atmosphere is provided for residents and guests. For the sixth consecutive year, the town will be rescinding an overnight curfew and eliminating late-night checkpoints in Vail Village due to the long-term success of its public safety campaign. Police Chief Dwight Henninger says additional foot patrols in the pedestrian areas will be used to maintain a...
Most Town of Vail municipal offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 1 in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Customers of the parking sales office are being reminded to plan ahead and take care of any last minute parking business in advance of Monday’s closure.
Free curbside collection of discarded Christmas trees will take place in Vail Dec. 26 through Jan. 31. Trees must be free of lights, tinsel, ornaments, stands and plastic wrapping. Also, trees should be left whole; do not cut trees into sections. Trees should be placed at the side of the road so as not to block the roadway.
An unattended burning candle was the cause of a small fire at a townhome in Vail on Christmas night. Vail Fire & Emergency Services responded at around 6 p.m. to the report of a fire in a unit at Brooktree Townhomes, 980 Vail View Drive.
Officer Rusty Jacobs will be retiring from the Vail Police Department on Jan. 1 after a 27-year career with the department. He’ll be available to reminisce with community members from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 31 at the police station, located at 75 S. Frontage Road.
The Town of Vail brought its commitment to housing to the forefront during the year, making more progress than in any other period in Vail’s 50-plus year history. With a newly-established goal to acquire 1,000 new deed restrictions by the year 2027, the town began making good on its goal by breaking ground on 32 homes at Chamonix Vail and committing $4.225 million to buy deed restrictions for 65 new apartments to be constructed by Sonnenalp Properties through the new Vail InDEED...
Town of Vail Weekly News for the Week of December 25.
Most Town of Vail municipal offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, Dec. 26. A similar closure will occur the following week during the New Year’s holiday with most offices closed Monday, Jan. 1 and reopening on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Customers of the parking sales office are being reminded to plan ahead and take care of any last minute parking business in advance of the closures.
Eastbound I-70 was closed at mile marker 176 in Vail from 3:59 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 23 and reopened at 12:25 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 24 because of severe weather conditions on Vail Pass and at mile marker 205 in Silverthorne. During the same time frame, several traffic related incidents and severe weather conditions at the Eisenhower/Johnson Tunnel also contributed to the closure. I-70 was also closed both east and westbound at several locations along the mountain corridor between the Front...