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Englewood says July 4 fireworks show is a go

As Colorado's coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue on a plateau that shows signs of rising again, the City of Englewood plans to hold a July 4 fireworks show where an estimated 20,000-plus … 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

New Englewood city councilmember brings budget background

Steven Ward may not have a background in elected office, but he's no stranger to city service. “In my mind, being connected with your local community and local government is really important. I … more

New bridge, added lanes planned for Englewood's Broadway-285 interchange

An aging bridge and the major east-west highway that runs beneath it are set for construction from mid-2022 to the end of 2023 in a project that hopes to better accommodate traffic on two of … more

'Wayfinding' plan would boost Englewood's visibility

Take a drive on South Broadway from Denver — or cruise east on U.S. Highway 285 underneath the Santa Fe Drive bridge — and if you aren't paying attention, you might not notice you're in … more

Pandemic is setback for count of homeless in Denver metro area

As one homeless-service provider put it: “You can’t go a block or two without seeing someone on the corner begging for money — and that’s all over the Denver metro area.” While that’s a … more

Miracle on Elati Street

Few places outside the North Pole have as much Christmas spirit as a pair of houses on South Elati Street in Englewood. On any given night between Thanksgiving and New Year's, the block of Elati just … more

1 dead, another in hospital after car accident on Broadway in Englewood

Two vehicles involved a crash the afternoon of Dec. 2 on South Broadway near Belleview Avenue left a 72-year-old man dead and another male injured, according to an Englewood police news … more

My Name Is... Gary Poole

Selling history II'm a third-generation Coloradan. My grandfather died when my dad was 8, and my grandma was raising five kids. She worked at Swedish Hospital in Englewood, doing laundry back when it … more

Englewood restaurants hope for support as indoor dining shutdown returns

Restaurant workers are taking another hit under Colorado’s second indoor dining shutdown of the coronavirus pandemic — part of the state’s latest round of public-health restrictions … more

PHOTOS: Celtic band livens up downtown Englewood

There isn't an Irish festival in downtown Englewood, but crowds may feel like they walked into one if Fennec is on the scene. “We've been playing for about eight years here,” said John Hammer, … more

Englewood Schools to switch to online learning as COVID-19 cases climb

Englewood Public Schools will switch to fully-remote learning for at least two weeks beginning Nov. 2 in the face of climbing COVID-19 numbers, Superintendent Wendy Rubin announced on Oct. … more

A place for art and creativity in Englewood

It's tough to say exactly what Carousel Emporium is. Is it an antique shop? A makerspace? A consignment shop? An art gallery? A community gathering place? How about all of the above? Daneen and Bob … more

Englewood coalition on homeless finds strength, success in numbers

Robert Balukas was one of many people in Englewood living out of sight, without shelter, struggling to survive in a city where he once carried the key to his own residence. But when he met a man at … more

Details emerge on some questions about Englewood Environmental Foundation

Amid months of scrutiny over accusations of financial improprieties in a nonprofit body run by City of Englewood officials, some questions have seen more sunshine, and some remain unclear. The … more

Ruling with ‘human element’ in mind

Across the hall from his old seat as mayor on Englewood City Council, Joe Jefferson has donned the judge’s robes and brought with him a passion for helping defendants succeed. “Our primary goal … more

Without family, ‘I had no options’

In a patch of grass just out of the hot sun, Randall Thompson lay near the sidewalk along South Cherokee Street near the CityCenter Englewood shopping area, a scooter full of his belongings beside … more

‘Where are we gonna go? There’s nowhere to go’

Amanda McGuire walked up to collect her belongings from a shed in Englewood one day in April. She and her partner had been living in the shed on South Washington Street with, she said, permission … more

For homeless people, the streets, and the laws, are often gray areas

To Englewood police Sgt. Tracy Jones, the homeless situation on the city’s central streets is a row of stops — the light-rail station, the library, the Englewood Trolley bus route, the Walmart, … more

‘In general, things in life happen’

The loss of an apartment and a blow to the knee took a former boxer from federally subsidized housing in Englewood to living in a tent on the South Platte River. “I’ve been stuck at a … more
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