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National Western Stock Show tickets on sale now

National Western Stock Show tickets on sale now

109th annual event Jan. 10-25, 2015  It’s not too early to start thinking about the National Western Stock Show. Tickets to the Jan. 10-25, 2015, show went on sale tomorrow Sept. 13.  Once again, Stock Show guests will receive FREE parking in all NWSS lots across the complex grounds and outlying lots. The 2015 Stock Show […]

Off-duty assignment of a lifetime for Englewood police sergeant

Off-duty assignment of a lifetime for Englewood police sergeant

By Tom Barry When Englewood Police Sgt. Brian Cousineau learned that the Cherry Hills Country Club was going to host the BMW Championship, he requested the week off and made arrangements to work an off-duty security assignment in neighboring Cherry Hills Village to assist that city’s police department. As luck would have it, Cousineau was […]

A zucchini takes flight

A zucchini takes flight

Local woman’s entry squashes the competition  By Peter Jones When readers of The Villager make good, the newspaper strives to bring credit where credit is due – even when a zucchini is involved. Last month, Deanna Urs of Parker and her friend Pat Freytag took first place in the annual Sonoma Zucchini Races in northern […]

Putting the brakes on the Littleton Criterium?

Putting the brakes on the Littleton Criterium?

Downtown merchants say bike race hurts business  By Peter Jones  Despite attracting approximately 3,000 spectators and generating about $10,000 in charity beer sales, the Littleton Twilight Criterium may need some air in the tires. The Sept. 3 meeting of Historic Downtown Littleton Merchants, Becky Motchan, the city’s marketing and events manager, described the second annual […]

Denver Rotary Club and Foundation elect new officers

Denver Rotary Club and Foundation elect new officers

Jim Goddard, 9Health Fair, has been elected president of The Rotary Club of Denver for the 2014-15 Rotary year.  Other officers include: Andre Van Hall, public speaker and consultant, president-elect; Pam Adams, ISU Insurance, first vice president; Mike O’Connell, Trieres, LLC, second vice president; Kristi Shaffer, Junior Achievement Colorado, secretary; Sandy Purcell, Wells Fargo, treasurer; […]

A meeting of Chinese cuisine

A meeting of Chinese cuisine

Three chefs ‘Taiwan on’ at Englewood’s Twin Dragon   Mainland China and Taiwan may have their differences, but food was the great unifier on Labor Day when three visiting Taiwanese culinary professors came to Twin Dragon in Englewood to prepare a special 11-course meal for the Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce of Colorado and other invitees. […]

A new treat at Park Meadows

A new treat at Park Meadows

Seasons 52 Fresh/Grill opens  By Bob Sweeney One of Wall Street’s favorite restaurant chains has opened its 40th prize-winning restaurant at Park Meadows in the old Chaps location across from the mall. First, and so important for survival in any business, is wonderful parking and Seasons 52 has complimentary valet parking for all customers every […]

Public meeting to hear comments on road closures

Public meeting to hear comments on road closures

The Arapahoe County Board of Commissioners will hold a Sept. 9 public meeting in Littleton to hear comments on the current practice of road closures related to bicycle races and fitness events in eastern Arapahoe County. The public meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. in the County Administration East Hearing Room, 5334 S. Prince St. The county […]

Mothers’ Milk Bank celebrates 30 years

Mothers’ Milk Bank celebrates 30 years

MMB announces new 30th donation site at the mama’hood In honor of its 30th anniversary, Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a Colorado-based program benefitting women and babies nationwide, announced the opening of its 30th donation center at the mama’hood, a one-stop-shop for new moms and new families that addresses all of their pre and post-natal needs. […]

Phony 911 call under investigation

Phony 911 call under investigation

Hoax tied to video-gaming culture By Peter Jones An online game has apparently spurred a real visit by a Littleton SWAT team. Police are looking for the perpetrator of an apparent 911 prank last week at a video-game company. Online streaming captured on Aug. 28 showed officers bursting into the building on what had been […]

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