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CBD unregulated, but vendors undaunted

The sign in front of his business is subtle, yet Todd Muck said it can scare people off who are wary of the three-letter abbreviation and its association to the newest extension of the cannabis …
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How to be smarter with your water

In honor of Smart Irrigation Month, Centennial Water and Sanitation District reminds Highlands Ranch residents of useful tips and tricks to save water and money. “Property owners and managers …

DCSD offers free, full-day kindergarten this fall

Starting this fall, families in the Douglas County School District have the opportunity to send their children to full-day kindergarten for free. On May 21, Gov. Jared Polis signed into law House …
Planes stand at Centennial Airport in May. That airport is among those that may have flight paths rerouted by the Federal Aviation Administration’s Denver Metroplex plan.

Centennial Airport taking FAA to court over flight paths

After years of complaints and forewarning about a federal plan to reroute airplane traffic in the Denver metro area, Centennial Airport has filed legal action over how much care the government is …

Academy takes in-depth look at criminal justice system

Residents who live in the 18th Judicial District are invited to apply for the 2019 fall citizens academy, a seven-week program that explores different parts of the criminal justice system. Each class …

Protesters gather outside the GEO Group immigrant detention facility in Aurora.

Protests converge outside immigrant detention facility

A Mexican flag flew over Aurora's immigrant detention facility the evening of July 12, as two very different protests converged to condemn American immigration policy. Hundreds of protesters, …
Education

ACC Foundation receives $80,000 grant

The Arapahoe Community College Foundation has received an $80,000 grant from the Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation to develop and implement the RESPECT Initiative (Readying, Educating, Supporting, …

Douglas County School District offers free summer lunch program

Six years ago, the Nutrition Services team at the Douglas County School District enacted the Summer Food Service Program and served 10,000 free meals to kids and teens across the county. This …
Clint Dorris, a nonprofit owner and chairman of the Physical School Safety & Protection Funding Committee, leads the conversation at the committee’s second public meeting on June 24 at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Substation in Highlands Ranch. “The goal is to never have the bad guy on campus,” Dorris said.

School safety committees make progress

How the Douglas County Board of Education and the Douglas County Board of Commissioners will work together on school safety initiatives in the coming weeks remains unknown, leaders say. “Until a …
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Douglas County

A debate over public funds for private schools

Greg Vigil, chairman of the board at Arma Dei Academy in Highlands Ranch, is brimming with excitement about the Douglas County commissioners’ plans to spend millions of dollars on security measures …

STEM School's contract renewed for five years

STEM School Highlands Ranch's contract was renewed for five years, contingent upon multiple conditions, at a special Douglas County School District Board of Education meeting June 29, a day before the K-12 charter school's contract was set to expire.
Business
George Rismanchi serves foot-long bratwursts at the Highlands Ranch Farmers' Market on June 30. The market takes place on Sundays through the summer at Town Center South.

Sunday at the Highlands Ranch farmers market

The Highlands Ranch Farmers' Market brings to the community artisans from across the Front Range every Sunday through the last weekend of October, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Town Center South, 9288 …
RTD General Manager and CEO Dave Genova announces the opening day for the G Line April 1 at RTD headquarters in Denver.

RTD celebrates 50 years with party at Union Station

RTD has been moving people for 50 years. To celebrate, the Regional Transportation District will host a 50th anniversary party from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 12 at Union Station Plaza, 17th …
Greg and Tina Joseph, owners of the Christian Brothers franchise in Highlands Ranch, were honored when their store was named Franchise of the Year at the company’s annual franchisee convention.

In Their Business

Modern Market at SouthGlenn The ninth Modern Market location in the metro area is set to open June 21 at The Streets at SouthGlenn, and to celebrate, the restaurant is throwing a block party from 11 …

In Their Business

Laboratory adds staff Infinity Laboratories, a full-service chemical and microbiological contract laboratory based in Castle Rock, has added staff members to the company’s expanding team and …

Report on potential senior center sites expected in September

Plans for a senior center in Highlands Ranch will remain in limbo until September, when a report on potential locations is expected to be complete, the Highlands Ranch Metro District announced at a …
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