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Englewood thrift shop in need of help after burglary

An Englewood thrift store that has become a safe haven for people in need found itself on hard luck after a burglary caused hundreds of dollars in damage to the shop. In the early morning April 26, … 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

Englewood city councilmember resigns after communist views were spotlighted

Englewood City Councilmember John Stone resigned, effective immediately, just after the start of the council's regular meeting on March 1. Stone had been in the spotlight for Twitter posts that … 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

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

‘If I could do it, anyone could do it’

Robert Balukas was the man you’d see lying on a piece of cardboard on a sidewalk in downtown Denver and panhandling near the Englewood-Littleton border. “I was stuck,” said Balukas, 55, who … 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

Englewood City Council moves to audit EEF, but scope is undecided

About a month into the Englewood City Council's process of publicly grappling with accusations of financial improprieties in a nonprofit body run by city officials, the city is moving toward … more

Englewood City Council debates path amid claims about EEF corruption

Months of scrutiny over claims of various kinds of financial malfeasance in the City of Englewood — over a nonprofit body that's private but run by city officials — have come to a head, with city … 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

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

5 things to know about CityCenter foreclosure

It's hard to miss the CityCenter Englewood development — it takes up most of the right-hand view on a drive from South Broadway to the west on U.S. Highway 285. Behind the scenes, that landscape … more

Homelessness in Englewood: No place to call home

During a cleanup along the South Platte River in January, Englewood police counted 21 campsites with about 30 people living on its east banks. Some 25 truckloads of trash, human waste, syringes and … more
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