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Store's abrupt shutdown leaves consignors in cold

Numerous consignors say they have been unable to close their accounts and receive money owed to them by Act II Consignment, which abruptly shut its Englewood location in early September. The …

CCU’s soccer team welcomes 10-year-old boy

Joel Zamora, 10, walked up to a table at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood with a big, beaming smile. From the look on his face, you wouldn’t know he suffers from a bone cancer called …

In Their Business

Consignment store opens A Denver entrepreneur, mother and philanthropist has come out of retirement to open a women’s consignment store in Centennial. Jonna Tellinghuisen, 52, opened The Style …

With paint and tools, volunteers rejuvenate homes

Lorine Ventrella beamed as a horde of volunteers painted her house on Sept. 13, bringing new life to the southeast Littleton home Ventrella has lived in since 1960, when the view off the back porch …

Health of city budget hinges on fire vote, officials say

Littleton’s budget reserves are set to shrink in coming years, according to projections in the city’s proposed 2019 budget, but by how much will depend on whether voters approve a measure to …
Education

LPS scores high on state tests, as usual

Standardized test scores at Littleton Public Schools were well above the state average again in 2018, but still below where district officials would like them to be. Littleton's scores on the …

Family STEM festival returns to Denver

Exhibits and interactions with energy experts designed to spark students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math will highlight Energy Day, an annual free family STEM festival in …

LPS asking voters to OK bond for new buildings

Littleton Public Schools will ask voters to approve a nearly $300 million bond in November, aiming to begin a long-term effort to rebuild a district whose buildings date back to the baby boom. The …

ACC president earns excellence award

Arapahoe Community College President Diana Doyle has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 NASPA IV-West Presidential Excellence Award. Doyle, who has served as president of ACC since April …

Back to school: 5 things to know

Summer doesn't end until Sept. 22 according to the calendar, but it's over as of Aug. 17 for students in Littleton Public Schools. Here are five things to know about the 2018-19 school year. The …
Business

Council proceeding with short-term rental rules

Littleton City Council is moving closer to enacting regulations on short-term home rentals like those offered by Airbnb, but still at issue is whether the owner of such properties must prove it's …

'Makerspace' to offer do-it-yourself paradise

Sure, this may be the do-it-yourself era, but DIY starts to feel a little silly once you start adding up the cost of buying a woodshop's worth of power tools to build a couple chairs or a shelf. …

Kaufman's Tall & Big shop hits 60-year mark

Fred Kaufman had a thriving men's traditional clothing store in Englewood when he learned from customers of the apparel needs of big and tall men and opted to have his store meet those needs — …

In Their Business

Hospital welcomes new CEO Dr. Jandel Allen-Davis has been named president and CEO at Craig Hospital in Englewood. She will formally begin her role Oct. 1. Allen-Davis replaces Mike Fordyce, who …

Offering the community a modernized McDonald’s

Paula Gaer is a longtime customer of the Applewood McDonald’s and used to visit the restaurant frequently when she lived in the area. Now that Gaer, 63, lives in Denver, she doesn’t come quite as …
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