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Aurora awards $60K in Neighborhood Improvement Grants

The city of Aurora has awarded $60,000 in grant funds to 14 groups across all city wards as part of its 2024 Neighborhood Improvement Grant Program. Among the projects selected are neighborhood little libraries, back-to-school neighborhood celebrations, neighborhood cleanups and landscaping initiatives. These competitive grants, of up to $5,000 each, support projects that enhance a …

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Lone Tree Resident Cathie Frazzini Appointed to South Suburban Board of Directors

The South Suburban Board of Directors appointed Lone Tree resident Cathie Frazzini to fill the vacant board seat at its May 22 special business meeting. Frazzini will serve the remainder of the vacant term (May 2025), due to the resignation of Susan Pye. Frazzini joins current board members Pete Barrett, Pam Eller, Keith Gardner and …

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Former Mayor Cathy Noon, a Wings of Hope friend, honored by Colorado General Assembly

Noon died of pancreatic cancer last year after hard-fought five-and-a-half-year battle BY PETER JONES A member of the Wings of Hope family was honored in March when the Colorado General Assembly officially marked the loss of former Centennial Mayor Cathy Noon, who lost her brave fight with pancreatic cancer last December after years of public …

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Local control matters! Take action today

Stand Up for Local Decision-Making We firmly believe that the people who live and work in Centennial should be the ones making decisions for our community. “Home Rule” is a cherished value preserved in our Colorado Constitution, granting cities like Centennial the authority to make planning and zoning choices locally. Currently, there are three bills—HB24-1152, …

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What should Colorado do about its housing shortage?

It is no wonder that one of the more controversial bills currently before the state legislature is HB24-1313 Housing in Transit-Oriented Communities.  According to the bill’s Democratic sponsors and dozens of business leaders and government officials, along with leading public policy officials from national research organizations, the shortage of attainable, affordable housing across the state …

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Shea Properties plans to convert a DTC office building to affordable housing

Shea Properties is a nationwide builder of commercial, mixed-use, and residential property ranging from single-family homes to multifamily development. In Colorado, they began with the acquisition of 22,000 acres in Highlands Ranch in 1997 and have since developed approximately seven million square feet of commercial space and over 3,000 apartments. In Arizona, Nevada California, Florida, …

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