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Spark Centennial Placemaking Program earns DRCOG Metro Vision Award

Submitted by Allison WitterIn – Communications Director City of Centennial Spark Centennial, a program launched by the City of Centennial to reinvigorate area shopping centers through innovative events and projects, has been selected for a 2021 Metro Vision Award by the Denver Regional Council of Governments. DRCOG presented the honor at a virtual awards ceremony …

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CCSD Principal named 2021 High School Principal of the Year

The Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE), along with the Colorado Association of Secondary School Principals (CASSP), are proud to name Cherry Creek High School principal, Ryan Silva, the 2021 ColoradoHigh School Principal of the Year. Silva was selected through a highly selective process coordinated by a committee of his peers and former award winners. …

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Danielle Jurinsky announces run for Aurora City Council

Jurinsky is an Aurora naive, successful Aurora business owner, proud veteran and invested in Aurora’s future.  Jurinsky is focused on jobs and the economy. As a small business owner and entrepreneur she knows firsthand what it takes to live within a budget, make payroll, and grow a business. Jurinsky would like to see more development …

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Douglas County residents support Commissioner Lora Thomas

BY FREDA MIKLIN – GOVERNMENTAL REPORTER Last week, we reported that Douglas County Commissioners Abe Laydon and George Teal had sent a letter to the third member of the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), Lora Thomas, on April 23 informing her that they had voted to remove her as chair and that Laydon was now …

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Arapahoe Clerk Joan Lopez asks BOCC to ban open carry in public buildings

BY FREDA MIKLIN – GOVERNMENTAL REPORTER On April 27, Arapahoe County Clerk Joan Lopez and Cheryl Ternes, the county’s human services director, appeared in front of the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) to speak about potential security enhancements at county facilities. Arapahoe County Attorney Ron Carl explained that the impetus for the meeting was a …

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