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Rincon Valley fire services at a crossroad

Firefighters wants Santa Rosa to take over district firefighting, but the proposed shift threatens a consolidation plan by Rincon Valley board and Windsor.

Study: Subsidies may be needed to make luxury Windsor hotel profitable

A downtown ’boutique’ hotel is something Windsor would welcome, but a new study casts doubt on its financial feasibility.

New Windsor planning chief impresses

Windsor’s interim community development director has been on the job only two weeks, but he’s already impressed his bosses at Town Hall.

Windsor endorsements make waves in north county supervisorial race

James Gore, a candidate for Sonoma County supervisor, has landed an opening jab by getting three Windsor Town Council members to endorse him instead of Windsor Councilwoman Deb Fudge.

Windsor council OKs changes to Bell Village development

One of the largest mixed-use projects ever proposed in Windsor — complete with an Oliver’s supermarket as the anchor tenant — is poised to break ground in early June.

Windsor sewer hookup costs reduced

Developers in Windsor will be getting a break when it comes to hooking up to sewer service.

New Windsor mayor Bruce Okrepkie’s unusual path to leadership

Bruce Okrepkie has risen to become the new mayor of Windsor, despite never having been elected to office. That’s because he was appointed to the City Council when the 2012 election was cancelled due to a lack of candidates.

Deb Fudge to run for supervisor

Windsor Councilwoman Deb Fudge made it official this week, jumping into the race for Sonoma County supervisor, in hopes the third time around will be a charm.

Windsor council won’t back assault weapons ban

Gun-control advocates failed this week to convince the Windsor Town Council to support a federal ban on assault weapons when a majority of council members abstained from voting on the matter.

Windsor supports reduced-density housing project

In a sign of a rebound in the construction of single-family homes, developers on Wednesday proposed as many as 90 new houses on land just north of Windsor’s Wal-Mart, in a presentation greeted with enthusiasm by most of the Town Council.

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