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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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Littleton leaders say Geneva Village tenants won't be displaced. Residents still worry

Low-income seniors living in Littleton's Geneva Village, a city-owned, age-restricted housing complex, say they are with few options if a decision by city council forces them to move.  more

Nonprofit seeks to save historic Littleton barn from demolition

As developers eye demolition of a 104-year-old barn just south of Santa Fe Drive and Mineral Avenue, a Littleton-based nonprofit has filed an application with the city to protect it.  more

Littleton council shows appetite for adopting inclusionary housing ordinance

Littleton City Council appears poised to adopt some form of an inclusionary housing ordinance to promote the building of more affordable housing in the city, though when a vote could come is … more

Littleton leaders reflect, look to future during State of the City address

The morning assembly gave officials an opportunity to tout some of the most impactful city-wide initiatives of the past year. more

City of Littleton seeks community input on plans to improve access

The City of Littleton is seeking community input on its plans to make the city compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, a federal law passed in 1990 that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities.  more

Nonprofit to host walking tours of historic downtown Littleton beginning May 6

Historic Littleton Inc. will host walking tours of downtown Littleton every first Friday of the month beginning May 6 through September 2.  more
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