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Englewood test scores show gains, still below average

In the 2018 test season, Englewood's school district saw strong improvement in scores for elementary math, English and science compared to last year, along with a step forward on the SAT — … more

Search for interim Englewood city manager underway

After Englewood's city manager announced his resignation amid what he called a divisive few months for the city, the Englewood City Council began the process to hire a temporary manager — one step … more

Englewood officer started Douglas County brush fire

A 46-acre fire last year near the Highlands Ranch Law Enforcement Training Facility that prompted a pre-evacuation notice for 3,300 homes was sparked by an Englewood police officer at a shooting … more

Block Party lights up downtown Englewood for all ages

With its second annual street festival, Englewood once again made its case for being the place to be. A packed crowd converged on the 3400 block of South Broadway in Englewood's downtown, visiting … more

Mail carrier under investigation on suspicion of theft

A mail carrier is under investigation after agents with the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Postal Service received allegations in February that customers were not getting mail in Englewood, … more

Keck has served Englewood during era of change

Eric Keck will step down as Englewood's city manager next month after four years of leading the city's administrative side with an eye on efficiency. Keck came to Englewood after a line of positions … more

Englewood city manager announces resignation amid council turmoil

In an Englewood City Council meeting where the audience entered through metal detectors — and one councilmember did not attend due to threats — Englewood's city manager announced his resignation … more

Englewood council OKs biogas plan

After nearly two years, the long-discussed plan to repurpose a byproduct gas from Englewood and Littleton's wastewater-treatment plant to reduce pollution and potentially make millions in profit … more

Wink-Barrentine police report offers details of May incident

In a May 7 event detailed in an Englewood Police Department report, Councilmember Cheryl Wink requested an extra police patrol near her home after Councilmember Laurett Barrentine yelled at her, Wink … more

Claims fly during Englewood recall election

Englewood doesn't spare any punches. That much has become clear in the lead-up to the Sept. 18 election to decide whether to remove Englewood City Councilmember Laurett Barrentine from office, an … more

Couple share Englewood pride with distinctive shirts

What began as a whimsical idea evolved into a statement that residents might see worn around town: “Englewood is my hood.” Sarah Frederick and Jason Drautz have lived in Englewood for years — … 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

What property is public or private?

Unlike Denver, where a 2012 law bans camping on private and public property, Englewood does not have a law specifically barring camping — staying in an outdoor place with a tent, sleeping bag or … more

Swedish Medical Center sees ‘slight increase’ in number of homeless patients

At the east end of Englewood’s central corridor, Swedish Medical Center treats as many as a half-dozen homeless individuals per day who come through the emergency room. “Some seasonality … more

Englewood library, government offices up security

Like other public spaces around the city, Englewood’s library has become a place where homeless individuals are a common part of the scene. Englewood City Council in June approved expanded private … 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

Police integrate mental health component into work with homeless

On a late spring day in June, Englewood police Sgt. Reid McGrath described a call about a woman who said she was hearing voices — a scenario he said is not unusual for police interactions with … 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

'No place to call home' for Englewood's homeless

Colorado Community Media is publishing an ongoing series called “No Place to Call Home,” which explores the reasons behind the rise in homelessness in Englewood and the response from various … more
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