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Xcel project in south Denver metro area has some flexibility in removing trees

Some homeowners in Centennial have voiced concern about an Xcel Energy project that will remove trees in some residents' yards, but exactly how many trees may be affected isn't clear. About 200 … more

Centennial road, sidewalk projects ramping up

Centennial delayed some infrastructure projects early in the pandemic as COVID-19's economic impact took hold, but the city is now approaching some big projects on major roads that south Denver metro … more

Colorado to host nation’s first ‘drone soccer’ tournaments

The idea of “drone soccer” may be difficult to picture, but the obscure sport appears poised to make an entrance into the public eye. “What we’re doing is highly educational and teaches … 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

Alleged shooter in 2009 Andrew Graham homicide set for trial

After more delays in recent months as attorneys said the coronavirus pandemic prevented them from gathering evidence to defend Terrell Jones, who is accused of fatally shooting a Centennial man in a … more

Centennial approves rezoning for townhomes in historic Pickletown area

A plan to replace a defunct preschool building — and an apparently vacant house — with 12 new townhome units and two single-family homes in the historic Pickletown area of west Centennial was … more

My Name Is ... Christine June

From up north I grew up in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan right on Lake Superior. My family has lived there for generations, and it's a gorgeous area, but I wanted to explore beyond that region. I … more

How Centennial spent its CARES Act dollars

How does a city spend $10 million to prevent its economy from crumbling under the weight of the pandemic? A report by the city, released in March, lays out how businesses across the city received … more

Centennial seniors ‘blessed to be a blessing’ in food drive

At a west Centennial senior-living location, food isn’t one of the worries on residents’ minds. But a group of women at the Holly Creek Retirement Community, during a weekly Zoom discussion, … more

Centennial's Jones District development — under new name — signals progress

One of Centennial’s highest-profile developments — with buildings that could stand up to 15 stories high along Interstate 25 — continues to take shape in its early stages, and it will proceed … more

Teen convicted in murder of Cherokee Trail High School student

An Arapahoe County jury on April 9 found Kenneth Gallegos, 19, guilty of first-degree felony murder, aggravated robbery and conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery. Gallegos was found guilty of … 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

Cherry Creek School District staffers divided on full-time return

The members of the Cherry Creek School District teachers’ union are split on the district’s decision to reopen for full-time, in-person classes, according to Kasey Ellis, the union’s president. … more

Centennial community service group gives gift of safe water

After Hurricane María devastated Puerto Rico in September 2017 and widely knocked out water service on the island, residents were left without safe water to drink — a problem that continued long … more

Centennial to update 'minor' rules for development

The rules that shape how developments look in Centennial may soon see some minor — and not so minor — changes. City staff presented the Centennial City Council with proposals to make … more

Cherry Creek School District picks chief of staff as new superintendent

Two months after the superintendent of one of the largest school districts in the state announced his retirement, the district's school board selected a familiar face to succeed him. The Cherry Creek … more

Centennial considers changes for University Boulevard retail

In the face of retail vacancies, University Boulevard — one of Centennial’s main shopping corridors — may see changes intended to attract more economic activity. One of the strategies the city … more

Cherry Creek School District posts high quarantine numbers compared to fall

As Cherry Creek School District announced plans to bring back full-time in-person classes in middle and high schools, the district also said it told a high number of students and staff to quarantine … more

Cherry Creek School District to resume full in-person classes April 5

All middle and high schools in Cherry Creek School District will reopen for full-time, in-person classes on April 5, a change that will continue through the end of the school year, the district … more

Arapahoe Libraries looks for two new leaders

Arapahoe Libraries is accepting applications for two open positions on the district's board of trustees, according to a news release. The library board governs the Arapahoe Libraries district, … more
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