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Pumpkins a hot commodity at museum

Gourds were rolling out of the Littleton Museum's pasture by the wagonload on Oct. 15, as families loaded up on soon-to-be jack-o'-lanterns. “It's 2 p.m. and I'm already up to 164 pumpkins sold … more

Man tormented Black hotel guests repeatedly, police say

By the time Douglas Murphy was arrested for allegedly tormenting a Black family staying at a south Littleton hotel by threatening them with a gun and using racist language, he had been on the radar … more

Littleton Public Schools mental health study complicated by pandemic

Last year, sociology professor Dr. Anna Mueller and her colleagues embarked on a study of how young people's social connections relate to suicide prevention, planning to focus on a couple normal … more

Yearly juried exhibit moves to new venue

“This is Colorado,” an annual juried exhibit for members of the long-running Littleton Fine Arts Guild, appears in a new venue this season: Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery, where it … more

Much hinges on LPS tax vote

With ballots out and Election Day looming, volunteers are going all-out for Ballot Issue 4C, which would raise property taxes in a bid to stave off major cuts to Littleton Public … more

How to vote in Arapahoe County

Arapahoe County offers several ways to cast your vote. Here’s what you need to know: All currently registered Colorado voters will begin receiving ballots by mail on Oct. 9. To return your ballot … more

Senior bike ride group cuts ribbon on new 'trishaw'

Rachel Sheesley is used to rejection. Sheesley and her son Nick, a young man born with non-verbal autism, have been told no many times. “We have endured obstacles, stares, rude comments and feeling … more

Al fresco evenings carry on in downtown

Weekends on Main, the al fresco dining program that takes over Main Street in downtown Littleton on Fridays and Saturdays, will keep rocking through Halloween. Though the program, originally run by … more

Public hearing on Littleton downtown land use approaches

Littleton City Council is gearing up for an Oct. 6 public hearing on changes to land use codes in downtown. Council will decide on a package of amendments relating to development at the hearing, on … more

Arts center adjusts to world of restrictions

When the world closed down last spring, Littleton’s Town Hall Arts Center closed a production of “Barefoot in the Park” a week early and started on a different kind of journey. The board of … more

Littleton man sentenced to 21 years for killing teen girl

Timothy Shelton was sentenced to 21 years in prison for the 2018 shooting death of Luisa Aguilar, six years longer than the 15-year-old victim got to live. Shelton, 24, admitted firing a shot that … more

Annual art show runs through October

The Littleton Fine Arts Guild has opened its annual “This is Colorado” show of members’ works through Oct. 31 at Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery, located in downtown Littleton at 2450 … more

Littleton OKs largest grants to businesses, nonprofits

Littleton city government is prepared to make its largest outlay yet of federal money to assist businesses and organizations impacted by the novel coronavirus. City council approved the allocation of … more

Littleton schools set reopening plan amid doubts, fears

Littleton Public Schools is moving ahead with plans to resume in-person classes at the end of August, though numerous teachers pleaded with the school board to reconsider. While current plans call … more

Surviving a pandemic as a new business

After working in marketing and sales for nearly 20 years, Molly Thorne grew restless and knew she wanted to do something that made people feel good. She always had a dream in the back of her mind to … more

Challenges abound as Littleton Public Schools works to reopen classrooms

Littleton Public Schools is planning on resuming in-person learning on schedule this fall, but there are a lot of kinks to work out amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and officials say situations could … more

2020 primary: candidates for Colorado House District 38

Two Democrats are facing off in the party’s June 30 primary for Colorado state House District 38: Candace Ferguson and David Ortiz. The winner will face incumbent Republican Richard Champion in … more

No evidence of violent protests coming to Littleton, police chief says

Littleton Police say there is no evidence to support social media rumors of violent protests coming to Littleton. more

'Every day is Memorial Day for me'

On a mountainside in Afghanistan in 2005, Heritage High School graduate and Navy SEAL Danny Dietz gave his life for his country.Nearly 15 years later, his father, Danny Dietz Sr., spent Memorial Day … more

Littleton's Main Street gears up for al fresco evenings

Littleton’s slate of summer festivals may have been canceled this year to contain the spread of COVID-19, but there could still be fun downtown events on the horizon. more
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