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Englewood eyes re-opening for dine-in-services

When asked how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected business at Breakfast Queen at 3460 S. Broadway in Englewood, owner Kosta Vasilas summarized the impact on the restaurant in three words. “It … more

Jeremy Bitner run and walk still on

Englewood Police Sergeant Chad Read remembers former Englewood Police Detective Jeremy Bitner as a man who wanted to do good for the community when he joined the department in 2004. Bitner's time … more

Non-essential Englewood businesses reopen

Derick Cruz said his Game 7 Barbershop in Englewood was a place for people to go to hang out and let loose after work. But now with social distancing restrictions being heavily emphasized for … more

Englewood cancels Fourth of July celebration

The smell of hot dogs and burgers being grilled, and the sight of hundreds of residents dressed in red, white and blue will not be at Cornerstone and Belleview parks this Fourth of July. Englewood … more

Downtown development authority may head to election

The vision to create a downtown development authority in Englewood may have to receive a blessing from some commercial property owners and businesses in the city before the idea becomes a reality. … more

Englewood Schools seniors plan graduation parades

Angelo Brite was only a few months away from finally finishing his high school career at Colorado's Finest High School of Choice before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down Englewood Schools — and he … more

Englewood relaunches business grant program

Englewood has already awarded grants to more than 100 businesses that have been affected by the pandemic since launching its COVID-19 Small Business Support and Recovery Grant Program on March 24 — … more

Donors pay off Englewood Schools lunch debt

Keith Kohler’s daughter Kari Kohler worked as a food and nutrition employee at Charles Hay World School in Englewood for a year until she died of cancer at age 35 last October. When she would get … more

Grant aims to bring Englewood neighbors closer when virus abates

Social distancing regulations are still in place as Arapahoe County grapples with COVID-19, but Englewood is looking ahead to when those days are over. Madeline Hinkfuss, Englewood's neighborhood … more

Englewood approves rent assistance

Englewood is looking to help some qualifying residents with rent assistance amid widespread job losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At an April 6 Englewood City Council meeting hosted on the Zoom … more

Pandemic may change downtown Englewood plan's focus

Englewood advocates still have their eyes on creating a downtown master plan for the city, and while those plans remain in the works, the team is focusing its attention to helping businesses impacted … more

It’s about time (on their hands)

Castle Rock resident Jerry Powell says business owners have a greater responsibility for their community than do the residents who live there. He says when you open a business, you’re obviously … more

Life in Englewood amid COVID-19

There is a strange feeling in the air in Englewood. Streets that were once consistently packed with cars have seen traffic shrink. Residents are walking around with masks on. Playgrounds and other … more

Seniors, vulnerable can get resources, grocery delivery

Englewood resident Adelmo Vallejos says he tries to not think about how he is suffering from kidney cancer, but sometimes he will wake up in the middle of the night from nightmares about his … more

Englewood Schools launch online learning

At the beginning of the school year, Savion Romero never imagined his senior year at Englewood High School would take the turn that it has due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Romero doesn’t get to do the … more

Englewood launches grant program for small businesses

Grants of up to $2,000 are available to qualifying small businesses in Englewood that have been hurt by the COVID-19 shutdowns. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the City of Englewood has developed … more

Swedish Medical Center gears up for surge in COVID-19

Swedish Medical Center Emergency Medical Director Dylan Luyten wears multiple hats for the Englewood hospital. Luyten, who has been with Swedish since 2003, works both clinically and administratively … more

Englewood schools adapt to life in limbo

Englewood Schools Director of Nutrition Services Katie Cossette called school cafeteria workers unsung heroes, whether they get recognized or not. Those heroes in Englewood Schools are the ones who … more

Grocery store employees adjust to a changed reality

Richard Schemmel calmly stocked apples at the King Soopers at 7984 W. Alameda Ave. in Lakewood on March 20. Schemmel, produce manager for the store, smiled — and from the look on his face, you … more

Denver metro area food banks struggle with increased demand

Grocery stores aren't the only entities that are feeling the impact of COVID-19 — food banks are too. Erin Pulling, president and CEO for Food Bank of the Rockies, said the organization that … more
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