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Littleton school board votes to close East Elementary

Littleton Public Schools will consolidate East and Moody elementary schools into a new building on the Moody Elementary campus, the school board decided unanimously on March 30. The decision means … more

My Name Is... Randy Runyan

Seeing the humanity in others I’ve been a middle school music teacher for 13 years. Middle school is some of the most rapid development kids go through. As a music teacher, I get them all three … more

Soaring home prices challenge city officials

After decades that have seen housing prices climb far faster than income growth, Littleton officials are wrestling with how to address calls to increase the diversity and affordability of the … more

At The Thinkery, a place for kids to grow and create

After a year defined by online education, Jennifer Winslow and Sophia Sun are betting youngsters are ready to get together and get real again.   Winslow and Sun run The Thinkery, a … more

Victim’s family seeks memorial in unsolved hit-run death

As the months tick by since the still-unsolved hit-and-run death of Carl Howard, his loved ones are hoping to memorialize the man whose death gouged a devastating wound in their … more

Noise limits in downtown boosted

Downtown revelry will get a bit more leeway this summer, after Littleton City Council unanimously passed an ordinance boosting the allowable sound level on Main Street. The ordinance allows a maximum … more

Aspen Grove could see overhaul

Aspen Grove shopping center in south Littleton could be headed for a total overhaul into a mixed-use residential, retail and office complex, if plans proposed by its owners move forward. Gerrity … more

Angela Christensen picked to fill Littleton school board vacancy

Angela Christensen will become Littleton Public Schools' newest board member, selected by a unanimous vote of the rest of the board on Feb. 25 to fill the vacancy left after Carrie Warren-Gully was … more

Littleton Public Schools to return to classrooms full-time March 15

Littleton Public Schools is slated to bring all middle and high school students back for full-time, in-person classroom learning starting March 15, more than a month ahead of schedule. “We've heard … more

Voters could decide on tax increases this fall

Littleton City Council could ask voters as soon as this November whether to raise local taxes, in efforts to shore up sputtering city finances hit hard by the COVID crisis. City council is exploring … more

Love by the model trainload

“Do you believe in magic?” With the wave of a magic wand and an “abracadabra,” Ken Cook walked through the secret entrance — one he asked us not to divulge — to his model train room. In … more

Littleton Public Schools' nutrition chief: keep no-charge meals after COVID

The sun did little to chase away the single-digit cold on Feb. 12 as Sarah Kinney hopped from foot to foot outside Arapahoe High School. Standing beside a tall rack loaded with bags of food, Kinney … more

My Name Is... Patient Morgan

'I'm still breathing' I'm the owner of Genuine African Braiding, on Main Street in downtown Littleton. I began my business in 1999, when I moved to the United States from Liberia. For many years … more

Columbine Square's future murky after developer cancels meeting

The future is as murky as ever at Columbine Square. Neighbors to the long-derelict former strip mall at Federal Boulevard and Belleview Avenue received postcards from a developer in January inviting … more

My Name Is... Ian Krammer

A believer in giant projects I’ve always been a big believer in giant projects. Right now, mine is to climb every thirteener in Colorado — every mountain over 13,000 feet in elevation. Depending … more

For LPS, transition presents challenges

Eliot Ewy was getting pretty tired of online school. After Littleton Public Schools returned to all-online instruction in November, the 7-year-old first-grader at Centennial Elementary spent the tail … more

Littleton Museum, battered by budget cuts, looks to future

The Littleton Museum's farms are fairly quiet these days. On the 39-acre living history farms portraying life in pioneer-era Littleton, the blacksmith's hammer seldom rings against an anvil. Rarely … more

Littleton council chambers near completion of CARES-funded renovation

Crews are putting finishing touches on Littleton's newly renovated city council chambers, a project that city officials say will better accommodate COVID-era safety protocols — and that also … more

My Name Is ... Sara Overby

Poverty and health I'm a program officer for the Colorado Health Foundation, which provides grant funding for health programs with a focus on low-income communities and communities of color. I'm … more

'A healthy meal and a friendly face'

Seniors in need of a helping hand shouldn't hesitate to reach out to Nourish Meals on Wheels, the nonprofit's director said. Nourish Meals on Wheels, headquartered in south Littleton, delivers hot, … more
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