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Centennial City Council approves urban camping ban unanimously

The reasons why or why not to ban homeless camping on city-owned property added up to a conversation the Centennial City Council barely wanted to have.   Nearly a dozen activists, …
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BLM headquarters change could mean more jobs for Lakewood

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New Northwestern Mutual office Northwestern Mutual is opening a new office in Castle Rock, which will be a field office of the Colorado Springs network. The office opening is part of the growth and …

Businesses warned about misleading filing solicitations

Small business owners are being warned about potentially misleading notices requesting an extra fee for a third party to file business documents. According to a news release, the Colorado Secretary …

Academy takes in-depth look at criminal justice system

Residents who live in the 18th Judicial District are invited to apply for the 2019 fall citizens academy, a seven-week program that explores different parts of the criminal justice system. Each class …

The logo at the Centennial Civic Center, the city hall, at 13133 E. Arapahoe Road. The building houses the city council chambers and other city offices.

Meet your candidates for Centennial City Council

In another crowded campaign season for Centennial City Council, the November election is sure to add a few newcomers to the nine-member body.
Education

ACC Foundation receives $80,000 grant

The Arapahoe Community College Foundation has received an $80,000 grant from the Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation to develop and implement the RESPECT Initiative (Readying, Educating, Supporting, …

Whelan exits Cherry Creek school board race

A candidate to fill the Cherry Creek School District Board of Education seat recently held by the board's former president has withdrawn from the race, leaving unclear who will step up to compete for …
Thomas Pelz, a seventh-grader from Centennial, took first place in his age group in a statewide competition called the Stock Market Experience. Here, he stands next to a banner for Economic Literacy Colorado, a nonprofit that educates about financial literacy and puts on the competition.

Q&A with Thomas Pelz, student stock market competition winner

Thomas Pelz took a risk, and it paid off. The seventh-grader from Centennial took first place among middle-schoolers, and fourth place overall, in a statewide competition called the Stock Market …
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Q&A with Scott Siegfried, Cherry Creek School District superintendent

At the helm of one of the largest school districts in the state is Scott Siegfried, a superintendent who is pushing to “meet students where they are,” he says. That reflects in his approach to …

Cherry Creek Schools offers summer markets

Several Cherry Creek School District summer markets will help families who use school food pantries or school backpack food programs get food for the summer. “We know that many families rely on …
Business
A sign at the entrance to Inverness Park, a south Denver metro business corridor, on June 21. The area sits just outside Centennial, east of Interstate 25 and west of Centennial Airport.

5 things to know: What is Inverness business corridor?

When drivers get off Interstate 25 at East Dry Creek Road, they may have the familiar feeling of cruising through the Denver Tech Center. But although the street signs may look similar, that area is …

Denver Water proposes removal of lead pipes

Denver Water is looking to tackle lead in consumer drinking water head-on — by removing all the lead pipes in its system. On July 1, the utility organization announced a new three-part plan to …
Todd Muck helps a customer at his business, Cannabis Bioscience Development in Franktown.

CBD unregulated, but vendors undaunted

The sign in front of his business is subtle, yet Todd Muck said it can scare people off who are wary of the three-letter abbreviation and its association to the newest extension of the cannabis …
RTD General Manager and CEO Dave Genova announces the opening day for the G Line April 1 at RTD headquarters in Denver.

RTD celebrates 50 years with party at Union Station

RTD has been moving people for 50 years. To celebrate, the Regional Transportation District will host a 50th anniversary party from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 12 at Union Station Plaza, 17th …

Greg and Tina Joseph, owners of the Christian Brothers franchise in Highlands Ranch, were honored when their store was named Franchise of the Year at the company’s annual franchisee convention.

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Modern Market at SouthGlenn The ninth Modern Market location in the metro area is set to open June 21 at The Streets at SouthGlenn, and to celebrate, the restaurant is throwing a block party from 11 …
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