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Englewood Schools teachers talk about return

By the time the first day of school rolls around in Englewood on Aug. 27, life will look different inside Rebecca Dynda’s music classroom at Clayton Elementary School. Masks will be worn by … more

South-metro food pantries collaborate to feed thousands

Denver resident Maria, who declined to give her last name, was doing house cleaning services before the COVID-19 pandemic forced her out of a job. Maria receives benefits from the Supplemental … more

Q&A with new Englewood official

The City of Englewood has announced that Tim Dodd will serve as the new assistant to the city manager. Dodd will be responsible for leading and monitoring the execution of the Englewood Strategic … more

Looking back on Englewood retail landmark's history

Back in 1958, Fred Kaufman owned a men's clothing store across the street from where Kaufman's Tall and Big Shop currently resides at 3395 S. Broadway in Englewood. Fred had a relationship with Troy … more

Englewood cancels Block Party

For the first time since its launch in 2017, Englewood's yearly Block Party, which drew thousands to the 3400 block of South Broadway last September, won't happen this year. City officials made the … more

Ken-Caryl Ranch Historical Society honored

The history of the Ken Caryl area in Jefferson County tells a story of people hunting mammoths and other now-extinct animals from at least 15,000 years ago, according to the Ken-Caryl Ranch … more

Englewood Schools releases plans for return to in-person learning

In only five weeks, Englewood Schools will allow students to return to in-person learning. But, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the state, parents can also choose a remote-learning option. The … more

Englewood releases draft of downtown plan

Englewood advocates are aiming to bring offices, homes and stores near transit and bike paths, along with more customers living and working downtown, new and improved public spaces for community use … more

Englewood Police ahead of reform curve

The passage of a statewide police reform bill is coinciding with the process of adopting body-worn cameras by Englewood Police, after the Englewood City Council reached a consensus at a June 1 … more

'Talk about a project of the times': Artists decorate hand sanitizer stations throughout Belmar

After being stuck in her home for so long, Lakewood based artist Kaitlin Ziesmer said the opportunity to work on an outdoor public art project was a nice reason to get outside. Rather than working on … more

Englewood toasts relaxed rules: Public alcohol consumption now allowed downtown

Thirsty residents who visit downtown Englewood can now enjoy their alcoholic beverages outside of bars and restaurants around parts of South Broadway. more

Jerry Sturm, Broncos player and Englewood restaurant owner, dies at 83

Jerry Sturm, a former Denver Broncos player and owner of The South Restaurant in Englewood for half a century, died at age 83 on June 17. Sturm, an Indiana native, was named by the Broncos last year … more

Metro Denver residents talk dating during COVID-19

Townsend Wenzler of Arvada is just getting used to his new home. Wenzler, 23, moved out to Colorado from Arkansas last August, and he came only knowing some family members and friends who live in the … more

Principal moving on after decade leading Finest in Englewood

Bobbie Skaggs was destined for a career in secondary education. Growing up in Pampa, Texas, she holds fond memories of her father, who was an agriculture teacher at Pampa High School. Skaggs’ … more

Independent pharmacy in Englewood aims for personal touch

While working as a pharmacy manager at a Rite Aid Pharmacy and a Walgreens from June 2017 to October 2019, Bridget Logan felt frustrated with her role related to patient care. Logan’s job required … more

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
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