News and Announcements

News and Announcements

Posted on: July 23, 2021

Proposed regulations to protect Town infrastructure from outside development; open house Aug. 2

Protecting Town infrastructure from projects outside of the Town

Development occurring outside Town boundaries can impact Castle Rock infrastructure and resources. A framework is being considered to help protect the Town from the impact of projects outside our boundaries.  

 

Colorado law allows for the...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

July 20 Council update

July 20 Council update

Castle Rock residents have not approved a tax increase since 1994. To help ensure the Town can continue to provide a great quality of life for residents and keep Castle Rock special, ordinances placing four questions on this November’s ballot to...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Watch the Wild West come to life with the Western Heritage Welcome July 30

Western Heritage Welcome July 30

Castle Rock is a thriving community, but the Town’s western heritage is alive and well. Don’t miss a weekend full of activities to celebrate the community’s history and honor a longstanding tradition – the Douglas C...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Creating a vision for Downtown alleyways

Help us transform our Downtown Alleys

When visiting Downtown Castle Rock, you probably don’t spend much of your time in the alleyways. But, that could change as the Town explores options to transform them into creative and functional spaces. 

The Downtown Alley Plan kicks of...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

National Night Out returns to Castle Rock, hosted by CRPD

National Night Out 2021 news release

Castle Rock Police Department is thrilled to announce the return of National Night Out. This fun, family-friendly party is back in Town on Aug. 3.

CRPD joins agencies from across the country in participating in this national event. All Castle Rock resident...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Council to consider November 2021 ballot questions to keep Castle Rock special

NEWS 2021 election graphic with Keep Castle Rock Special headline

Most who live here agree: Castle Rock is special. It’s safe, it’s scenic – most anything one wants is available here, including a great quality of life.

To help ensure the Town can continue to preserve these qualities resident...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Enter to win a ColoradoScape yard makeover and conquer the call to conserve

Bloom - enter to win a ColoradoScape yard makeover and conquer the call to conserve

Does your front yard suck? Water, that is. Typically, more than half of household water use goes toward outdoor irrigation and landscape. Castle Rock Water is now encouraging residents to transform their lawn to a water-wise ColoradoScape, and the departm...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Online open house for Four Corners Intersection Improvement Project July 27

Four Corners Intersection Improvements Open House

The Town is planning transportation improvements to the Four Corners intersection, located approximately two miles east of Downtown. Increasing traffic at this intersection of Founders Parkway, Fifth Street, State Highway 86, and Ridge Road is causing saf...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Grant funding available for local nonprofits; applications due Aug. 1

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Nonprofit organizations that support Castle Rock residents and the community are invited to apply for grant money through the 2022 Philip S. Miller Resource Grant Program. 

In 2021, up to $40,000 is available for up to five nonprofits. Eligible or...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Upcoming educational program teaches about animals around the Rock

Animals around the Rock

Whether it’s raptors, reptiles or other creepy crawlies, Castle Rock has a whole host of wild residents. The Town’s wildlife education program teaches people about everything, and everyone, we share our home with. Come learn about the ...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

60-acre property becomes designated open space after Metzler family donation

Metzler land donation

With gorgeous sweeping views, plentiful wildlife and beautiful wildflowers and vegetation, the land along Founders Parkway at Crowfoot Valley Road is truly a treasure. A new land donation is helping the Town keep its commitment to preserving open space &a...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Report highlights Castle Rock’s financial transparency

2020 PAFR financial report

Conservative financial management and transparency are important values to the Town of Castle Rock.

The Town’s Financial Report to the Community for the year ended Dec. 31, 2020, spotlights these principles. The report is online at CRgov.com/FinancialRepor...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Parking Lights & Movie Nights drive-in movie series kicks off June 25 at PSM Park

Parking Lights & Movie Nights

Break out the blankets and put the car in park for the Town’s new drive-in movie series. Parking Lights & Movie Nights will shine bright at the Event Pad at Philip S. Miller Park. The series kicks off Friday, June 25, with "Cars" a...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

2021 community survey results show positive indicators, opportunities for improvements

Image of The Rock with 2021 Community Survey text and a check mark box

Residents continue to view Castle Rock as a high-quality community, although they continue to have concerns about items related to the Town’s growth, the Town’s 2021 resident survey revealed.

Some key findings:

  • The survey covered 49 perf...
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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Farmers market brings fresh food to Festival Park May 9

Farmers Market May 9-Sept. 26, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Festival Park

Fresh produce at the farmers markets is a sure sign the summer season has arrived. Enjoy warm temperatures and seasonal goods at the Festival Park Farmers Market. The market opens Sunday, May 9. 

The Festival Park Farmers Market, hosted by the Loc...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Make sure your summer rocks; 2021 Summer Concert Series tickets on sale now

2021 Summer Concert Series

The summer season is right around the corner… finally! And, we’re all ready for great music, warm temperatures and delicious food and drinks. Celebrate the sounds of a perfect summer at the Town’s 2021 Summer Concert Series....

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Join the adventure; the Town’s preschool registration opens Jan. 19

Adventure Club Preschool registration; Come learn with us!

Do you have a little learner anxious to start school? Are you worried about getting your child’s education off on the right foot? The Town’s Adventure Club junior preschool, preschool and pre-kindergarten program may be the answer. Reg...

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