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Kappa Book & Author Dinner stars sports writer Rick Reilly

Kappa Book & Author Dinner stars sports writer Rick Reilly

By Glory Weisberg The Kappa Book & Author Dinner starred Rick Reilly, Lisa See and Mary Miley Theobald, three authors who are as different as they could be. This wide range of writers resulted in profits for each one, eagerly autographing their books. Reilly is a humorous, engaging man, well known for his career in […]

SMDC: Member Spotlight – MOD Pizza ‘Spreading MODness’ Nov. 25-30

SMDC: Member Spotlight – MOD Pizza ‘Spreading MODness’ Nov. 25-30

To celebrate MOD Pizza’s 6th birthday and the Thanksgiving holiday, the restaurant is sponsoring an event titled “Spreading MODness.” Between Nov. 25 – 30, MOD Pizza will donate $1 from every MOD-size pizza sold to local food banks, meal programs, shelters and youth programs. These charities have been chosen by MOD Squads in each of […]

Threat to West Middle School under investigation

Threat to West Middle School under investigation

Police say call came from outside the country By Peter Jones Students were back at West Middle School this week as an investigation continued into a telephone threat that triggered a lockdown at the building on Nov. 14. Police believe the call, which threatened action from the school’s parking lot, was placed from outside the […]

One smooth finish

One smooth finish

Greenwood Village finalizes 2015 budget By Jan Wondra Greenwood Village finalized its budget for the 2015 fiscal year in one smooth sweep of City Council study sessions and information sessions. The more than $34 million budget is a 5 percent increase over the 2014 budget, but comes in 7 percent below the $36.65 million collected […]

Englewood cleans up with street sweepers

Englewood cleans up with street sweepers

Work delayed due to snow By Tom Barry Each fall for a three-week period, two sizable white street sweepers canvas Englewood’s 240 miles of curb lanes with the massive brushes on the undercarriage of the units capturing any debris in their path. The city purchased its newest mechanical sweeper this year for $170,000. “We try […]

County seeks citizens to serve on boards and committees

County seeks citizens to serve on boards and committees

The Arapahoe County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from residents who are interested in helping their community by serving on an advisory board or committee. Applications are being accepted for the following advisory boards and committees for positions to be filled in February 2015: • Arapahoe County Foundation Inc. Board of Directors • Board […]

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS

‘Anything Goes’ Through– Dec. 29, Littleton Town Hall Arts Theater, 2450 W Main St, Littleton. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Classic story of boy-meets-girl and the complications that ensue. Songs include It’s D-Lovely, You’re the Top and Blow, Gabriel, Blow! Visit www.townhallartscenter.org or call 393-7942787 ext. 5.   ‘Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century’ […]

Altura at the ‘heights’ of periodontics

Altura at the ‘heights’ of periodontics

By Peter Jones Periodontics tends to be one of the lesser-understood fields of dentistry, but it is somehow comforting to know it is there if one needs it. Those who have opened wide for a periodontist know well the pangs of gum disease, though others might need a brief explanation from Dr. Emilio Arquello, one […]

Candlelight Walk to illuminate Littleton’s Main Street

Candlelight Walk to illuminate Littleton’s Main Street

In keeping with tradition, the 31st annual Candlelight Walk and Tree Lighting will illuminate Historic Downtown Littleton on Friday, Nov. 28. Families and kids of all ages are encouraged to follow Santa Claus as he makes his way down Main Street. Gather at Town Hall Arts Center, Bega Park or Bradford Auto Body for free […]

Man who dismembered mother gets life sentence

Man who dismembered mother gets life sentence

‘Mentally ill, but sane’ argued prosecutor By Peter Jones The Centennial man convicted of murdering his mother with cyanide and dismembering her remains two years ago received a life sentence without the possibility of parole last week for first-degree murder. Ari Liggett, 26, had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, but prosecutors said Liggett […]

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