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Freedom, safety steer helmet debate

Brahm Bechtold rides a Harley-Davidson cruiser, a bike he says is made for taking it easy and enjoying the scenery. He and his wife and passenger, Dagmar, say new motorcyclists should wear helmets, but they feel safe without them because they …
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‘I caught a Pikachu in her kitchen’

Clark Wilson, 12, was at summer camp in Massachusetts earlier this month when the new app, Pokémon Go, was released for iPhone and Android. “All the camp counselors were talking about it as soon as it came out,” Wilson said. Though the …
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    • Work starts on Chick-fil-A

      Sounds of heavy equipment engines announced the start of the long-awaited construction of the Chick-fil-A restaurant at Dartmouth Avenue and Broadway in Englewood. The store was scheduled to be built in 2015 but a corporate decision was made to …

    • Poll seeks Englewood residents' input

      With the city council's July 18 approval of the subject of the questions, a city-hired firm began calling Englewood residents July 20 and asking them to take about 10 minutes to answer about 20 poll questions. Although poll questions cover a wide …

    • Marijuana tax issue may head to ballot

      Englewood City Council gave first-reading approval to a ballot issue seeking voter approval to tax the sale of recreational marijuana, in case a proposed ballot initiative that would legalize such sales is approved. Kathleen Rinkel, finance and …

    • Student art contest underway

      Englewood began accepting entries July 25 for the contest to select the student-created artwork that will grace the pages of the city's 2017 calendar. In 2000, the city began asking students to create the calendar artwork. Each year, the calendar …

    • Two businesses in one: furniture repurposed and resold

      Sylvia Meeker was with a friend at a nearby restaurant who told her about Re-Nu/Blue Chair. So she decided to check out the Englewood store and found herself amazed. “I think the quality of the items, plus the special touches on refurbished …

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