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A hotel near East Arapahoe Road and South Havana Street Aug. 2, one of the many in Centennial near the Interstate 25 corridor. Law enforcement officials told the Centennial City Council more hotels likely wouldn’t increase the risk of human trafficking in the city.

Centennial requires buffer between homes, new hotels

More than half a year after residents in several neighborhoods raised a clarion call to halt a proposed extended-stay lodging facility in south Centennial, the city will now require new hotels to be …

Englewood council to choose short-term city manager

After the departure of Englewood's city manager amid final city council discussions on the 2019 budget — and in a climate of division in the city — two candidates emerged to take the wheel as …
Locascio

Shooting suspect pleads guilty to second-degree murder

Accused of fatally shooting an employee at a wholesale electrical supply business in Centennial in 2017, Nicholas Locascio pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, according to the 18th Judicial …

5 things to know: Colorado Smart Cities Alliance moves forward with 'innovation lab' in Centennial

As a years-long population boom continues in the Denver metro area and across the Front Range, 18 cities are keeping up a push to make the region “smarter,” brainstorming tech-heavy solutions on …

House passes bills to rename post offices

Legislation to rename two U.S. Post Offices in Colorado in honor of officers killed in the line of duty was approved unanimously by the U.S. House of Representatives, according to a news release. The …
Education

Gubernatorial candidates talk education

School funding, achievement gaps, tax breaks and educating a diverse group of students were all topics Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton weighed in on Sept. 24 when …

LPS scores high on state tests, as usual

Standardized test scores at Littleton Public Schools were well above the state average again in 2018, but still below where district officials would like them to be. Littleton's scores on the …
Littleton Public Schools superintendent Brian Ewert listens to a presentation on a proposed bond measure at the Aug. 23 Board of Education meeting. The $298 million bond, if approved, would pay to replace several LPS buildings, among other projects.

LPS asking voters to OK bond for new buildings

Littleton Public Schools will ask voters to approve a nearly $300 million bond in November, aiming to begin a long-term effort to rebuild a district whose buildings date back to the baby boom. The …
Doyle

ACC president earns excellence award

Arapahoe Community College President Diana Doyle has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 NASPA IV-West Presidential Excellence Award. Doyle, who has served as president of ACC since April …

Back to school: 5 things to know

Summer doesn't end until Sept. 22 according to the calendar, but it's over as of Aug. 17 for students in Littleton Public Schools. Here are five things to know about the 2018-19 school year. The …
Business

Realtor association set to move in fall 2019

The South Metro Denver Realtor Association will move to a new headquarters in fall 2019. The new building at 6436 S. Racine Circle in Centennial will have 29,151 finished square feet with a warehouse …
Each of the Haunted Mansion’s 36 rooms is outfitted like a full theatrical set.

Reinke Bros. haunted house reopens in downtown Littleton

Get ready to scream: After a three-year hiatus, downtown Littleton’s famous Reinke Bros. haunted house is back. The Haunted Mansion was a casualty of the 2014 hailstorm that closed the vaunted …
The outside of Innovation Pavilion’s headquarters at 9200 E. Mineral Ave. in Centennial Sept. 20. The company offers meeting, desk and office areas geared toward startups.

Future uncertain for Innovation Pavilion in Centennial

After shedding two CEOs in the span of about three months, Innovation Pavilion, a co-working campus geared toward startups and entrepreneurs, may move out of its headquarters in the wake of sexual …

In Their Business

Consignment store opens A Denver entrepreneur, mother and philanthropist has come out of retirement to open a women’s consignment store in Centennial. Jonna Tellinghuisen, 52, opened The Style …

One of several car dealerships that line East Arapahoe Road in central Centennial, July 5.

Results of dealerships petition due next month

A petition to stop a move by the Centennial City Council to allow for new car dealerships on East Arapahoe Road in the central part of town was due by Sept. 17, and the city will likely announce in …
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