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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Castle Rock’s western heritage honored with a steer drive and lighting of the Star July 27

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While Castle Rock may be a thriving community, the Town’s western heritage is alive and well. Don’t miss a weekend full of activities to celebrate Douglas County’s history and honor a longstanding tradition – the 100th year of the Douglas County Fair and ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

July 17 Council Update

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Ballot questions to clean up sections of Town Charter related to electing a Mayor at-large will move forward following a discussion at Tuesday’s Town Council meeting. Council approved on first reading proposed ballot language to amend the Charte...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Fireworks caused brush fire in The Meadows; fireworks use remains illegal in Town

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Fireworks caused a brush fire that burned 2 acres near Meadows Boulevard and Cherokee Drive Thursday night, investigators have determined.Firefighters quickly contained the fire, which broke out about 9:30 p.m. Crews from South Metro Fire Rescue Authority...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Upcoming educational program teaches about animals around the Rock

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Whether it’s raptors, reptiles or other creepy crawlies, Castle Rock has a whole host of residents some may not know about. The Town’s wildlife education program teaches people about everything, and everyone, we share our home with. Co...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Real-time emergency warnings from CRFD make Castle Rock roads safer

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These days, drivers can easily get alerts for directions and updates on traffic. But now, Castle Rock Fire and Rescue is partnering with a national company to make sure motorists are also in the know about emergency situations along their commute.CRFD and...

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

Additional roadwork in Founders Village begins July 9

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Maintaining the Town’s investment into roads is a top priority. As crews make progress on the 2018 Pavement Maintenance Program, there are a few construction closures for drivers to keep in mind. Work will begin on Lantern Trail and Turnstone Av...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Switch in sculptures brings fresh life to public places

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Public places throughout Castle Rock are shining brighter since new sculptures were installed in recent weeks in conjunction with the Countywide Art Encounters program.Six sculptures are being featured through late May/early June 2019:

  • “Thought o...
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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Five-time Grammy Award winner Michael McDonald performs July 20 at Philip S. Miller Park

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Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter and five-time Grammy Award winner Michael McDonald takes the stage at Philip S. Miller Park Friday, July 20; tickets are on sale now at CRgov.com/PSMConcerts. Prices range from $35 to $50 for adults and $10 for kids ...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Annual report highlights Castle Rock’s financial transparency

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Conservative financial management and transparency are priorities for the Town of Castle Rock. Both of these values are spotlighted by the Town’s new Financial Report to the Community – Year Ended December 31, 2017, available at CRgov....

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Get a chance to win prizes and fill up on water savings

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Castle Rock is a state-wide leader for conservation. Our residents have reduced their water use by more than 20 percent since 2006. With a goal of another 18 percent by 2055, additional conservation steps need to be taken. So, for the month of July, Castl...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Very dry and hot weather prompts Town to implement Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

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It’s been a dry winter and spring, and as weather warms, fire dangers will increase. That’s why the Town is implementing Stage 1 Fire Restrictions beginning today.Acting on authority granted by Town Council, Town Manager David L. Corli...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Is your teen looking for a unique, challenging adventure? COPS Camp is the answer, Jul. 30 – Aug. 2

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Is your teen looking for a unique, challenging adventure? COPS Camp is the answer, Jul. 30 – Aug. 2

C.O.P.S. stands for challenge, overcome, persevere & succeed. Youth ages 13-17 are invited to attend Castle Rock Police’s annual COP...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Unwind Downtown after 5 p.m. with live music and more

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Had a long week at work? Looking for ways to relax and unwind? Spend time Downtown this season with the Town’s Downtown After 5 event series.On select Fridays this summer, Downtown Castle Rock will come alive. Enjoy live music, craft beer, cockt...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Election Commission finalizes plan for new six Council districts

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Following the election last May, the Election Commission was charged with redistricting from seven to six Council districts. Town Council received the determination and final redistricting map at its meeting Tuesday. In total, the Election Commission&...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Town Council Update: June 19

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Charter amendments to clean up language related to electing an at-large Mayor will move forward following a discussion at Tuesday’s Town Council meeting. Council will formally consider the first reading of the proposed ballot language to amend t...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Watering schedule helps Castle Rock Water manage peak demand in summer and during droughts

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Residents know, most of Colorado is in a drought. In Castle Rock, the Town has a drought management plan to make sure the community’s water supply is not adversely impacted by dry conditions. While our residents are committed to water conservati...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Tune in to support trails this summer; free concerts and family fun at PSM Park

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Great music, delicious food and drinks, family-friendly fun – what more do you need for a perfect night in Castle Rock? Participate in seasonal fun, and help a great cause, at the Town’s Tunes for Trails, Perks for Parks free concert s...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Changes to Town Animal Code are effective June 1

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Starting June 1, the Town will have new rules regarding animals.Two open houses, written feedback, Town Council hearings and a year of research drove the changes, which include the following:• Replacing the Town’s breed-specific ban wit...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Come with questions, graduate informed – apply for 2018 Your Town Academy

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Get more involved with your Town at Your Town Academy, an eight-week class designed to provide Castle Rock residents and business owners a broad education about their Town government.Applications are being accepted during June at CRgov.com/YTA. Class size...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Know a teen who loves criminal justice and needs community service? Tell them about Teen Court

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There are many television shows that captivate audiences with the “behind the scenes” of investigators and prosecutors being heroes in their communities. What if a teen in Castle Rock could be a hero just like in the shows? For teens w...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Meadows Parkway work starts Tuesday. Here’s what to know

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Let’s begin with the end in mind. Once completed, construction on Meadows Parkway will lead to a safer, smoother road.Starting Tuesday May 29, crews will begin removing and replacing the 30-year-old concrete with asphalt along Meadows Parkway be...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Collaboration Campus breaks ground, set to bring higher education to Castle Rock

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Students and career professionals in Castle Rock will soon have additional, local access to higher education and workforce training. This is thanks to a new collaboration campus in the works for Castle Rock. The new campus officially broke ground Monday.T...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Town of Castle Rock Announced as Finalist for the 2018 National Gold Medal Awards in Parks and Recr

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The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is pleased to announce Town of Castle Rock as a finalist for the 2018 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence i...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Help kids unplug this summer; CSU brings popular summer camps to Castle Rock

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In just a few short weeks, the final bell will ring, backpacks will be hung up and school will be out for summer. While that’s a time for kids to chill out, it’s also a time for kids to get bored. The Town and Colorado State University...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Savor the sounds of summer; tickets on sale now for 2018 Summer Concert Series

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Celebrate a perfect summer night in Castle Rock with great music, warm temperatures and time under the stars. Nestled in the beautiful setting of Philip S. Miller Park, the Amphitheater has become one of Colorado’s most sought after live-music v...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Council approves work contract for upcoming Meadows Parkway reconstruction

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Maintaining roadways for safety and efficiency is a priority for the Town of Castle Rock. Town Council paved the way Tuesday for a major reconstruction project to achieve that priority.During its regular meeting Feb. 20, Council unanimously approved a con...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Fact or Fiction webpage answers your questions about Town topics

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If you have questions about what’s happening in your Town, your local government wants to make sure you get an accurate answer.

CRgov.com is like a virtual Town Hall, with plenty of information about happenings in Town. Now, a “Fact or Fiction?” section of...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

Council approves plan for Castle Rock’s future

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When making daily decisions about our community, it’s important to keep the big picture in mind. With a year of research, analysis and public outreach complete, Town Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a document to do just that.  T...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Council begins implementation of voter-approved Charter changes, forms citizen committee

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Voters on Nov. 7 approved a citizen-initiated measure to change language in the Town Charter regarding how the Town’s Mayor is elected. Now, the Mayor will be elected at-large, and there will be six Councilmembers elected within six districts.

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Council defines future of transportation with approval of updated master plan

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Community surveys show transportation is a top priority for residents. It is for Town Council, too, and on Tuesday, Councilmembers approved a plan to take Castle Rock’s transportation system into the future.

The Transportation Master Plan specifi...

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