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Governor touts preschool expansion during Littleton visit

Gov. Jared Polis and two state lawmakers visited Littleton's Village Preschool on Jan. 17, touting the benefits of a proposed preschool expansion on the heels of a full-day kindergarten program …
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Republicans to appoint successor to Rep. Beckman in February

A Republican Party vacancy committee will appoint a successor to state Rep. Susan Beckman, of Littleton, in early February, but no candidates had officially thrown their hat in the ring as of Jan. …
Sportsman's Warehouse will move into the old Gander Mountain building at 18420 Cottonwood Drive. Sportsman's announced it plans to open in February.

Sportsman's Warehouse to open in Parker

Sportsman's Warehouse will open in February in Parker in the building that previously housed Gander Mountain. The Alaska-based sports and outdoors retailer will be located at 18420 Cottonwood Drive, …

Arapahoe County launches senior check-in program

A new program in Arpahoe County will check in on seniors who live alone and have no family nearby. According to a news release, the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office launched its Senior Check-In …
Flags fly at the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office Feb. 4 in the Centennial area.

Car theft suspect at large after east Centennial incident

A reverse 911 call went out warning residents to shelter in place during a search for a male car-theft suspect in the east Centennial area near South Parker Road, according to the Arapahoe County …

Bond set at $250,000 for woman charged with daughter's murder

A former Highlands Ranch resident who was charged with the murder of her daughter has been granted bond. A grand jury charged Kelly Turner, 41, with 13 counts, including murder, child abuse, theft …
Education
Littleton Public Schools Superintendent Brian Ewert

LPS to pull cash from savings as budget cuts loom

Facing a $4.2 million budget cut, Littleton Public Schools will pull $1 million out of its savings to help soften the blow, the board of education decided unanimously Jan. 16. The move comes as LPS …

STEM victims claim injury, wrongful death against school and district

Victims of the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting, including the parents of slain senior Kendrick Castillo, have begun the process of suing the school and the Douglas County School District for …

Bulletin board: Updates on schools near you

Here's a roundup of recent news from schools in the Littleton and Cherry Creek school districts: Cherry Creek School District • Grandview High School congratulated Christian Charles, viola, and …
Littleton Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Diane Doney walks down a hallway in the old Ames Elementary School building.

Charter group claims Littleton Public Schools unfairly withholds funds

The Colorado League of Charter Schools is seeking to revoke Littleton Public Schools' exclusive authority over its two charter schools, alleging LPS has failed to equitably distribute funds between …

The Cherry Creek School District administration building at 4700 S. Yosemite St. in Greenwood Village. The district covers parts of Centennial, Cherry Hills Village, Englewood, Greenwood Village, Aurora, Foxfield and unincorporated Arapahoe County.

Parent sues Cherry Creek School District over son's expulsion following social media post

The father of a high school student who was expelled for his "exterminate the Jews" social-media post is suing Cherry Creek Schools, claiming his son's rights of free speech and due process were …
Business
Sarah DeAngelo solders a bracelet at her store on Jan. 3. Her jewelry is featured in 50 stores around the country and in the lifestyle retailer Sundance Catalog.

Handcrafted jewelry store comes to Englewood

Back in 2000, Sarah DeAngelo was running around a steakhouse in Beverly Hills taking food orders as a server. On impulse, DeAngelo quit her job after a customer was rude to her, and the next day, she …

SouthGlenn Macy's lease extended to 2022

The lease for Macy's at The Streets at SouthGlenn was recently extended through early 2022, a corporate representative said, lending a breath of life to a store whose years appear to be numbered. But …

American Furniture Warehouse store changes hands

A large store at the foot of southwest Centennial neighborhoods is under new ownership at the start of the new year. The American Furniture Warehouse at East County Line Road and South University …
Makizushico in south Littleton offers a high-end experience without the drive downtown.

Swanky sushi spot opens in Littleton

Sushi fanatics looking for a next-level experience might be surprised that one of the hippest new spots isn't in LoDo or RiNo, but a quiet strip mall in Littleton. Makizushico opened in December at …

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Potential petition aims to change Streets at SouthGlenn vision

What started as a groundswell of concern over redevelopment plans for Centennial's flagship shopping development has now evolved into a potential petition effort to steer the vision in a different …
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