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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

Littleton residents protest end of Roe v. Wade at city's courthouse

About 20 Littleton community members protested outside the city's courthouse June 24 following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that has protected the right to abortion nationwide for nearly 50 years.  more

Littleton moves ahead with updates to bike lanes, walkways around Mineral Avenue

A project known as Mineral Mobility Improvements will be funded by a $2 million grant the City of Littleton secured from the Colorado Department of Transportation.  more

First of 4 free summer concerts at Sterne Park happening this Saturday

The event, known as Little Jam, will feature 1970s tribute band Mr. Majestyk's 8-Track Revival. Attendees are welcome to bring a blanket or lawn chair.  more

Littleton police seeking suspect in armed robbery at 7-Eleven

The Littleton Police Department is seeking a suspect believed to have committed an armed robbery at the 7-Eleven gas station at South Broadway and East Orchard Avenue June 18.  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

Q&A: Incoming Littleton city manager Jim Becklenberg looks to the work ahead

The Littleton Independent spoke with Becklenberg about why he wanted the job, what experiences he brings to the role and what challenges and opportunities he sees in Littleton’s future. more

Housing tops resident priorities in special survey

Housing density and affordability are chief areas of concern for Littleton residents, according to a broad survey and focus group meetings conducted by the Littleton Independent earlier this … more

Littleton police arrest 14-year-old who allegedly shot, robbed woman in Progress Park

Littleton police made an arrest early Tuesday morning of a 14-year-old accused of shooting and robbing a woman in Progress Park in Littleton Sunday evening.  more

Woman shot during robbery in Littleton's Progress Park

A woman was shot near Big Dry Creek Trail in Progress Park on Sunday evening, according to Littleton police. Two suspects are still at large, police said.  more

Retiring LPS superintendent talks timeline for replacement search

Following his announcement of plans to retire in summer 2023, Littleton Public Schools Superintendent Brian Ewert laid out a proposal before the district's Board of Education for what a search process for his replacement could look like. 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

Littleton Public Schools resumes free summer meal program

Anyone 18 or younger can receive a free breakfast and lunch through Littleton Public Schools' summer meal program which resumed June 1 and will offer food through July 28.  more

Man who made death threat to LPS superintendent sentenced to 10 days in jail

Byron Clayton, a 48-year-old Thornton man, will serve 10 days in jail beginning June 29 for leaving a death threat in a voice message to Littleton Public Schools Superintendent Brian Ewert. more

Littleton chooses Jim Becklenberg as city manager

Jim Becklenberg, who currently serves as city manager of Evans, a city of about 22,000 people near Greeley, will take up the role July 6. Becklenberg succeeds Mark Relph, who retired as city manager June 1 after seven years with the city.  more

Littleton council eyes spending priorities, committee for sales tax funds

Littleton City Council, during a May 24 study session, discussed with city staff priorities for spending millions being brought in from the city's new sales tax, the first in nearly 50 … more

LPS Superintendent Brian Ewert to retire next summer

A 36-year veteran of public schools, Ewert has served as LPS' leader since April 2015 and has shepherded the district through a slew of crises including funding challenges, declining enrollment rates and threats of violence spurred by COVID policies.  more

Littleton community hears from three city manager finalists

The three finalists, which city council whittled down from a pool of 77 applicants, all currently live in Colorado and bring years of public service experience from current and past city manager roles. more

Littleton council OKs plan to improve city access for people with disabilities

Littleton City Council unanimously approved a plan May 18 to transition the city's facilities, services and public walkways to become more accessible for people with disabilities.  more

Littleton residents can meet city manager candidates

Littleton residents are invited to a reception to meet the three finalists to become Littleton’s new city manager. more
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