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Roxborough park reaches 25-year anniversary of land acquisition

On May 31, Roxborough State Park staff and volunteers will celebrate the acquisition of the area called Southdowns near the park entrance. The acquisition was a process that developed numbers of … more

Xcel Energy plan sees concerns on health, property values in south Denver metro area

Some homeowners in Centennial recently learned that trees in their back yards could be removed — and there appears to be little to nothing they can do about it. About 200 single-family homes sit … more

Hundreds of homes in the works on South Santa Fe Drive

Plans are moving forward to develop Littleton's largest remaining parcels of vacant land, which could see more than 700 housing units and more than 30,000 square feet of commercial space in coming … more

Arapahoe County residents who can’t drive have an ally

For seniors and people with disabilities or low income, navigating a car-centric world can be a daily hurdle. That’s why a Centennial resident has been working for years to connect the public to … more

Littleton school board votes to close East Elementary

Littleton Public Schools will consolidate East and Moody elementary schools into a new building on the Moody Elementary campus, the school board decided unanimously on March 30. The decision means … more

At The Thinkery, a place for kids to grow and create

After a year defined by online education, Jennifer Winslow and Sophia Sun are betting youngsters are ready to get together and get real again.   Winslow and Sun run The Thinkery, a … more

Noise limits in downtown boosted

Downtown revelry will get a bit more leeway this summer, after Littleton City Council unanimously passed an ordinance boosting the allowable sound level on Main Street. The ordinance allows a maximum … more

Aspen Grove could see overhaul

Aspen Grove shopping center in south Littleton could be headed for a total overhaul into a mixed-use residential, retail and office complex, if plans proposed by its owners move forward. Gerrity … more

Angela Christensen picked to fill Littleton school board vacancy

Angela Christensen will become Littleton Public Schools' newest board member, selected by a unanimous vote of the rest of the board on Feb. 25 to fill the vacancy left after Carrie Warren-Gully was … more

Littleton Public Schools to return to classrooms full-time March 15

Littleton Public Schools is slated to bring all middle and high school students back for full-time, in-person classroom learning starting March 15, more than a month ahead of schedule. “We've heard … more

Transcendental views of nature fill gallery

“Colorado Abstracted: Five Artists Capture the Transcendental Experiences of Nature” brings a welcome glow to the Littleton Museum through Feb. 27. We hope readers will be able to visit — wish … more

Littleton Public Schools' nutrition chief: keep no-charge meals after COVID

The sun did little to chase away the single-digit cold on Feb. 12 as Sarah Kinney hopped from foot to foot outside Arapahoe High School. Standing beside a tall rack loaded with bags of food, Kinney … more

My Name Is... Patient Morgan

'I'm still breathing' I'm the owner of Genuine African Braiding, on Main Street in downtown Littleton. I began my business in 1999, when I moved to the United States from Liberia. For many years … more

Changes approved for County Line Road

Douglas County commissioners took the first steps in a project to reconstruct a section of County Line Road along the border between Highlands Ranch and the City of Centennial during a Jan. 26 … more

Virtual play gives every seat a good view of 'love and murder'

As lights go up, young Monty D’Ysquith (Matt LaFontaine) has a visitor, a washerwoman — friend to his late mother — who informs him that he is ninth in line among the D’Ysquith heirs to the … more

For LPS, transition presents challenges

Eliot Ewy was getting pretty tired of online school. After Littleton Public Schools returned to all-online instruction in November, the 7-year-old first-grader at Centennial Elementary spent the tail … more

Littleton Museum, battered by budget cuts, looks to future

The Littleton Museum's farms are fairly quiet these days. On the 39-acre living history farms portraying life in pioneer-era Littleton, the blacksmith's hammer seldom rings against an anvil. Rarely … more

My Name Is... Ruby Star

This source wished to use the alias Ruby Star to openly share details of her experience with homelessness. Homeless in metro Denver ​I arrived in the states from Romania at the age of 5. My father … more

My Name Is ... Sara Overby

Poverty and health I'm a program officer for the Colorado Health Foundation, which provides grant funding for health programs with a focus on low-income communities and communities of color. I'm … more

'A healthy meal and a friendly face'

Seniors in need of a helping hand shouldn't hesitate to reach out to Nourish Meals on Wheels, the nonprofit's director said. Nourish Meals on Wheels, headquartered in south Littleton, delivers hot, … more
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