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Englewood Fourth of July fireworks cancellation a contentious decision

In Englewood, one of several municipalities in the Denver metro area that canceled early-July fireworks shows this year amid concerns about dry conditions and risk of fires, the city council made its decision after a planning process where city officials may have been operating on conflicting concepts of what a local fire ban meant. more

PHOTOS: Graduates at Colorado’s Finest get warm sendoff in Englewood

A rowdy, supportive crowd watched dozens of students walk the stage to receive their diplomas at the Colorado's Finest High School of Choice graduation ceremony. more

Suspect arrested after police SWAT scene in Englewood

Law enforcement arrested a barricaded suspect in a SWAT scene in south Englewood that lasted several hours the night of May 12. more

Englewood to see Broadway and Highway 285 road construction soon

One of the major highway interchanges in the south Denver metro area is set to undergo construction, starting in the coming months, in a project that hopes to better accommodate traffic on two of Englewood's largest roads. more

Englewood urges residents to take caution after utility bill box broken into

Englewood police are investigating an incident where the utility bill payment drop box outside of Englewood Civic Center was broken into, and city staff encouraged residents to contact their banks to void or cancel checks that may be involved. more

Englewood police donate equipment to help Ukraine

After the Colorado governor’s office called on law enforcement agencies to donate defensive equipment to help Ukraine in its fight against Russia, the Englewood Police Department responded to the state’s request. more

'Homeless Action Plan' moves forward in south Denver suburbs

Homelessness isn’t just a financial problem — it can be a life-or-death matter, statistics from the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office show. more

Resources for the homeless in Arapahoe County

When most people are sleeping, dry and warm in their homes, others around the Denver metro area are fighting the freezing winter temperatures outdoors, trying to survive night after night on the … more

As homeless numbers rise, Englewood, Littleton, Sheridan push toward solutions

As alarming numbers paint a picture of increasing homelessness in the Denver metro area — a trend that predates the pandemic but was likely worsened by it — advocates hope to build on promising … more

Englewood water shutoffs to resume for those who can’t pay bill

The pandemic policy of letting water service continue when residents have overdue utility bills will soon end in Englewood, but financial assistance is available for those still struggling to pay. … more

Englewood police seek hit-and-run suspect

Englewood police responded to the area of East Jefferson Avenue at South Pennsylvania Street after a report of a vehicle incident involving a pedestrian on Dec. 25, according to a news release. Upon … more

‘A lot of us just had a hard time’

What some people wish we all knew about homelessness: “Not all the people who are homeless are vandals and criminals. A lot of us just had a hard time, and we went through some stuff, and we lost … more

South Denver metro cities search for role on homeless

Winding through the south metro area is the South Platte River, an informal thoroughfare for people experiencing homeless, where campers are common along Englewood’s west edge. With a homeless … 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

‘Graduating’ from homelessness with Change the Trend

A 52-year-old man held out a hand while a young medical student applied pressure — the man lost a plastic cast a week ago, he explained, and he was supposed to see an orthopedic specialist. But … more

Englewood coalition on homeless finds strength, success in numbers

Robert Balukas was one of many people in Englewood living out of sight, without shelter, struggling to survive in a city where he once carried the key to his own residence. But when he met a man at … 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

Some claim 'taxpayer money not accounted for' in EEF

An Englewood resident stood at the lectern and delivered an address that won applause from some in the audience, asking the question: “Millions of dollars of taxpayer money are not accounted for. … 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
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