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Littleton to receive immigration grant

Littleton to receive immigration grant

Feds announce grant recipients during Constitution Week By Peter Jones U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has recently awarded nearly $10 million in grants to 40 organizations – including the City of Littleton’s Immigrant Resources Center – that help permanent residents prepare and apply for U.S. citizenship.  The organizations will receive federal funding to support citizenship-preparation […]

Channel work to begin in South Platte River

Channel work to begin in South Platte River

Excavators and quarry trucks are mobilizing towards a wild stretch of the South Platte River in Littleton as Phases 2 and 3 of a major river-enhancement project are slated to begin Sept. 22 in South Platte Park near the Carson Nature Center. In 2013, Phase 1 construction altered a quarter-mile stretch of the South Platte […]

‘USA Today’ names Centennial No. 26 of 50 Best Places to Live

‘USA Today’ names Centennial No. 26 of 50 Best Places to Live

Parks, low crime and affordability cited By Peter Jones The City of Centennial has done it again. USA Today has ranked the newest city in the immediate metro area as No. 26 on a list of the 50 best places to live in the United States. For the study, 550 areas with a population of […]

Cherry Hills Barn Party and Tour set for Sept. 27-28

Cherry Hills Barn Party and Tour set for Sept. 27-28

By Jan Wondra It’s that time of year again, when you put on your cowboy boots, grab your honey and head for the barns of Cherry Hills Village. The fourth annual Cherry Hills Barn Tour and Benefit is set for Sept. 27-28, an event benefiting the Cherry Hills Village Land Preserve. Featuring some of Cherry […]

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. […]

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