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Englewood Fourth of July fireworks cancellation a contentious decision

In Englewood, one of several municipalities in the Denver metro area that canceled early-July fireworks shows this year amid concerns about dry conditions and risk of fires, the city council made its decision after a planning process where city officials may have been operating on conflicting concepts of what a local fire ban meant. more

City council approves Englewood Neighborhood Map

After about five years of development, the Englewood Neighborhood Map, which names and sets the boundaries for 40 neighborhoods, was approved by Englewood City Council in a 6-0 vote during its June … more

Englewood’s Day of Service offers help to residents in need

Help arrived June 18 during Englewood’s Day of Service, as volunteers gathered to assist community members. more

Asking the hard questions at the Benchmark Theatre

It is an unfortunate truth that some topics will always be relevant, no matter how many decades (or centuries) pass. Questions of race and identity are near the top of this list, and as we’ve seen … more

What the end of universal free meals means for Englewood and Littleton schools

For Englewood and Littleton schools, universal free meals ended after Congress failed to include billions in funding for the program in its $1.5 trillion 2022 budget. It means districts will have to contend with feeding less as the rules around who can receive free and reduced meals tightens.  more

City of Englewood receives $38M in federal loan for water infrastructure

The City of Englewood will invest $38 million to improve the quality of its drinking water after securing a federal loan June 7 from the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA.  more

Nearly four years after a fatal flood, City of Englewood closes in on mitigation plan

The plan, known as the South Englewood Flood Reduction Project, calls for $23 million to build new stormwater detention ponds near Santa Fe Drive and Quincy Avenue as well as replace and repair several pipes around the same area. more

Englewood City Council cancels Fourth of July fireworks in 4-3 decision

Englewood City Council on Monday night canceled the annual Belleview/Cornerstone parks Fourth of July fireworks show in a 4-3 decision. more

Suspect in fatal Englewood hit-and-run in custody

The suspect involved in a hit-and-run in Englewood that left one dead and two injured Saturday morning turned himself into the Englewood Police Department Sunday.  more

PHOTOS: Graduates at Colorado’s Finest get warm sendoff in Englewood

A rowdy, supportive crowd watched dozens of students walk the stage to receive their diplomas at the Colorado's Finest High School of Choice graduation ceremony. more

Housing to be a major key of Englewood's land-use overhaul

A major aspect of the new code is poised to address new housing, which has proved to be a major challenge for cities across the metro area, according to Brad Power, director of community development. more

Trial nears for man arrested in decades-old cold case murder of Cherry Hills resident

David Anderson, a 63-year-old Nebraska man arrested in February 2021, will stand trial June 26 in Arapahoe County court after a jury failed to reach a verdict during his first trial in early March. more

Englewood High School's Class of 2022 celebrates graduation

Much of the program highlighted the resiliancy of a class of students who weathered more than two years of learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, which began midway through their sophmore year.  more

Sewage treatment plant in Englewood receives millions in federal loan

South Platte Renew in Englewood, Colorado's third-largest sewage treatment plant, will receive $22 million in federal loan money to pay for infrastructure upgrades, modernization of technology and facilities as well as new research initiatives.  more

Charles Hay school in Englewood closed until Friday following illnesses, teacher shortage

Charles Hay World School will reopen Friday, according to district spokesperson Julie McMorris, and teachers are currently working on remote lessons while students are home.  more

Englewood recognized for business response during pandemic

The city has receieved statewide recognition for its efforts to save local businesses during the initial wave of COVID-19, winning the 2022 Governor's Award for Downton Excellence for the category of Best Pandemic Response for Business and Community.  more

Fire bans issued for Englewood, Centennial, some other Arapahoe County areas

The county cited the “extremely dry conditions in unincorporated Arapahoe County, Centennial, Foxfield, and Deer Trail.” more

Community leader Erika Zierke honored as Englewood Citizen of the Year

The owner of the popular bar Englewood Grand, now a de facto community space, Zierke has made that statement a core mission of her life in Englewood for the past 13 years. more

Englewood to see Broadway and Highway 285 road construction soon

One of the major highway interchanges in the south Denver metro area is set to undergo construction, starting in the coming months, in a project that hopes to better accommodate traffic on two of Englewood's largest roads. more

Englewood saw rise in crime in 2021, police say

Police for the City of Englewood are reporting that crime was higher in 2021 than 2020, with the number of some crimes being committed at a six-year high.  more
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